Horse owners who want their horses to be as healthy as possible should focus on developing their topline. That conclusion is based on a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), which showed that seven out of 10 equine veterinarians consider adequate muscling surrounding/supporting the horse’s spine (topline) is key to equine well-being. Sponsored […]
Story originally posted by: Michael Lowder, DVM, MS There are five herpes viruses that affect horses with an additional three that affect donkeys. Of these, two types cause the most significant disease. These are equine herpes virus type 1 (EHV-1) and type 4 (EHV-4). Both of these cause the disease known as rhinopneumonitis. Three disease […]
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) would like to congratulate Magnum Chic Dream on becoming NRHA’s Newest Four Million Dollar Sire. Reaching his Three Million Dollar Sire status in 2015, Magnum Chic Dream has continued to sire elite offspring. This 1998 stallion is by NRHA Hall of Fame inductee and Six Million Dollar Sire Smart […]
The voting has been completed and the honorees have been notified! Following the presentation of the Hall of Fame Committee’s recommended nominees, the NRHA Board of Directors and past Hall of Fame inductees voted to approve Carol Rose, Rosanne Sternberg and Smart Like Juice for induction into the NRHA Hall of Fame in 2017. Tim Katona will be the recipient of the Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017.
Anna Twinney spends a lot of time on airplanes. Internationally known as a horse whisperer, animal communicator and energy healer, she’s booked solid up to 18 months in advance. Earlier in 2016 an invitation came from the Chinese branch of the American Quarter Horse Association for Anna to please come to Beijing and Mongolia. They […]
The 2016 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) is quickly approaching, and the lineup of exhibitions for this year's event promises to be one of the best yet!
Lori Northrup, president of the Parelli Foundation Board of Directors, has been named New York State Horse Council’s “2016 Horseperson of the Year.”
Saturday, October 1, was the long- awaited National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Finals day. Twenty-five riders who spent the last two weeks striving to become finalists began with a clean slate and a fresh chance to win the $100,000 paycheck.
October Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park Tours Park’s Little-Known Places