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THE STETSON COUNTRY CHRISTMAS 2017 Back at its Original Location at the Sands Expo!

It’s with great pleasure To announce that the Original STETSON COUNTRY CHRISTMAS will return to its original location in Las Vegas at The Sands Expo during the National Finals Rodeo this coming December. Event managing company Group W Productions LLC. announced that the mega shopping experience will kick off its return to the SANDS EXPO this December for a multi Continue Reading

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Defend Yourself Against Fraud!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you did not register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following the October fires, but you are being contacted by phone or mail by FEMA or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), it’s a good bet your personal information has been compromised. There has been a surge in fraudulent registrations this year. FEMA is notifying survivors and Continue Reading

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BLM Concludes the Fox and Lake Range HMA Emergency Wild Horse Gather

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), concluded an emergency wild horse helicopter gather on a portion of the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area on November 18. The BLM gathered 189 wild horses. The gather took place on private land and public land administered by the BLM, about 20 miles south of Gerlach. The Tohakum 2 wildfire burned nearly Continue Reading

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Horse Health 101: How Your Horse Stays Warm

Your horse’s coat might be smarter than you think! From AQHA Corporate Partner SmartPak Because your horse was designed to spend his days roaming outside, he is naturally equipped with tools to keep himself warm when the temperatures start cooling down. Here, we’ll take a look at what your horse does to stay warm, and why that might not always Continue Reading

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The Rule of More and Less

from UC Davis Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order. —John Quincy Adams Older horses are quite similar to humans as they age. What had little or no effect on youthful well-being can suddenly take on significance in our golden years and sometimes present serious risk. Additionally, that Continue Reading

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Fall Checklist for Broodmares

Horse Breeding: Verify your broodmare’s pregnancy and plan for the next year’s foaling. from AQHA Daily One of the most important development periods in the life of a foal is the last six months of gestation when the foal is developing in the uterus of the mare. The importance of this period was recognized in the Nutrient Requirements of Horses, Sixth Continue Reading

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Gadbois Had An Epic Weekend

The 2nd annual Nolan Watters Memorial Barrel Race was held once again at Riverside Rancheros in Riverside, CA, on October 6th through the 8th, 2017. The event boasted close to 900 entries over the weekend. It paid out over $75,000 and gave away over $45,000 worth of awards including a Logan 2H trailer sponsored by Renew Gold and All American Continue Reading

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ODYSSEO’S 65 HORSES VACATIONING AT A LOCAL FARM

AHEAD OF THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED NOVEMBER 11 PREMIERE EVENT IN VENTURA COUNTY As the logistic and technical teams are working on completing the Odysseo Village near US 101 at Santa Rosa Rd in Camarillo for the much-anticipated November 11 premiere event of the largest touring show on earth, Odysseo’s 65 magnificent horses are enjoying a relaxing 12-day stay at a nearby Continue Reading

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Staying on Guard

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily  Good horse health care is part of the equation for racetrack success. If your horse is acting different, check for ulcers today.Journal photo From AQHA Corporate Partner Boehringer IngelheimFor American Quarter Horse breeder, racing enthusiast and barrel racer Christina Zehender of Fort Jennings, Ohio, the proof is in the racetrack payout. But the cash might have remained on Continue Reading

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Is Your Horse Helping You to be a Better Person?

By Steve Bauhr Most every fall we make a ride with a group of friends into the old cabins at Cooper Meadow. Located in the Emigrant Wilderness of the Central Sierra, Cooper Meadow is a working high country cow camp during the summer months. Of all the years I’ve ridden in there, I’ve only run into summer cowboys once. On Continue Reading

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WINTER HORSE TRAILER CARE

By: Buckaroo John Brand, Buckaroo Leather Products The trails have been long and your rides have been great- now it’s time to prepare for winter! Winter is going to be here before we know it; it’s time to winterize your horse trailer. All types of horse trailers will benefit from a good scrubbing, inside and out. If you make sure Continue Reading

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Tips for Trailering Your Horse Long Distances

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily  Protect your horse’s health with these five tips to reduce trailering stress. Hauling your horse may seem routine, but it often creates stress. Journal photo From AQHA Corporate Partner Boehringer Ingelheim Traveling, training and showing horses can all cause stress, and potentially, ulcers. One result from these stressors may be equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS), a disease Continue Reading

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Register With FEMA Even If You Have Insurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you suffered personal or business losses in the devastating wildfires that broke out in October and you’re waiting for your insurance settlement before you register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), don’t wait any longer. Disaster assistance may be able to fill insurance gaps or provide help if you’ve been waiting more than 30 days on Continue Reading

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Wild Horse Gather within the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management will begin an emergency gather of approximately 200 wild horses on November 15 from a portion of the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Area, which was burned by wildfire recently. The gather operation is expected to last 4 to 5 days and is being conducted by the BLM’s Winnemucca District’s Black Continue Reading

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“In The Presence of Horses” at The Hacienda at the River by Watermark

Introducing “In The Presence of Horses” at The Hacienda at the River by Watermark Breakthrough Equine Therapeutic Programming for those with cognitive or physical challenges at the first senior living and care community in the country with an on-site stable. (L to R) The Hacienda at the River resident, Phyllis Naber and “In The Presence of Horses” Program Coordinator Barbara Rector, MA, CEFIP-ED Horses Continue Reading

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Northwest Horse Fair and Expo 2018 Details Announced!

Make plans now to “horse around” at the Northwest Horse Fair and Expo 2018, presented by Akins Trailers, March 23 through 25, 2018 at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, Oregon.  “We’re pleased to present the Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, now in it’s 19th year in Albany! We have plans for another fine event, packed with horse fun, education Continue Reading

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Back on Track: Relief for Athletes

Few things are as majestic as a horse at peak physical ability. But horses – especially those performing, racing and competing – can use help reducing inflammation, managing pain and healing injuries. That’s where Back on Track comes in. Our state-of-the-art Welltex® therapeutic fabric is designed to relieve athletic pain symptoms, leaving your horse free to soar.  Back on Track’s Continue Reading

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Mendocino County

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the State of California’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has opened in Mendocino County, to offer residents affected by the devastating October 2017 wildfires a one-stop-shop for disaster assistance. The center is located at 1375 N. State St., Ukiah, CA, 95482. The center Continue Reading

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Public Invited to Tour Fallon Wild Horse Corral

RENO, Nev. —The Bureau of Land Management will host two free public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, on Friday, October 27. The corral is one of three facilities in Nevada that cares for wild horses and burros waiting to be adopted, including wild horses recently gathered from rangelands in Eastern Nevada. Continue Reading

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Releases Study on Gastric Ulceration

Lexington, KY –– Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, the oldest and one of the largest private equine veterinary facilities in the world, submitted a study that was peer reviewed and published in the March 2017 Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, showing treatment with a polysaccharide blend reduced gastric ulceration in active horses. Ten horses underwent gastroscopy for diagnosis and scoring of existing Continue Reading

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Bureau of Land Management – Northern Nevada Correctional Center Wild Horse Adoption A Success

RENO, Nev. — All 17 wild horses showcased at the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries saddle-trained horse adoption event this past weekend were adopted. The event was held on October 14 at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center on the south side of Carson City, Nevada.   Seventeen former wild horses from Continue Reading

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71ST GRAND NATIONAL RODEO

Livestock Exposition, Horse Show and Rodeo October 13 -14 & 20-21, Cow Palace Daly City, CA (August, 2017)   The Cow Palace is bringing back the Wild West to the Bay Area with the annual Grand National Rodeo, Livestock Exposition and Horse Show, October 13 -14 and 20-21, 2017 at the Cow Palace (2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City, CA). Now Continue Reading

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Keeping Your Barn Safe

Courtesy of www.EquiMed.com Submitted by Flossie Sellers   Barns – common causes of injury While no one likes to think of injuries and death, agricultural enterprises, including equestrian-related facilities and farms, are among the most hazardous workplaces. Although accidents with machinery and vehicles account for over half of fatalities, falls, fire, structural inadequacies, horse-related injuries, and respiratory diseases are legitimate concerns for Continue Reading

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Time-Saving Tips: Horse Barn Chores

Courtesy of www.TheHorse.com Keeping horse barns tidy can be time consuming and isn’t necessarily something horse owners look forward to. How do you make the most of the time you spend in the barn? If you’re in a hurry, these tips and practices from The Horse staff and sources can reduce the hassle of chores like stall-cleaning and aisle-sweeping. Stall Mats Continue Reading

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