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Bring Home Your Own Saddle-trained Wild Horse from the Northern Nevada Correctional Center on Saturday, February 24, 2018

RENO, Nev. — On Saturday, February 24, the Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries are hosting a saddle-trained wild horse and burro adoption at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center located at 1721 Snyder Avenue, south of Carson City, Nevada.  Public viewing begins at 9 a.m. and a competitive-bid adoption event, conducted by an Continue Reading
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Northwest Horse Fair and Expo 2018

Celebrating the Spirit of the Horse! Join the “round-up” of horse lovers, as the Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, presented by Akins Trailers, gallops into Albany, Oregon, March 23 through 25, 2018 at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center! “Now in our 19th year in Albany, the Northwest Horse Fair and Expo is packed with good old-fashioned horse fun!” Continue Reading
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Trail Riding’s Most Wanted

The most dangerous mistakes are the ones you don’t recognize. By: Robert “TrailMeister” Eversole The advice that I usually write about is geared towards avoiding mistakes, but what defines a mistake? And how do you recognize one? After all, one person’s gaffe could be another’s routine. Many drivers, for example, don’t wear seat belts. And those folks do just fine Continue Reading
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Life, Horses, and Cancer

By: Steve Bauhr Sure, I had worked with untouched mustangs, but the first time I stepped into a corral with a truly wild and aggressive horse was not long after I had decided to start riding and working with horses for the public. I stood prior and watched two pretty good hands get chased out of the same corral by Continue Reading
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How to School a Horse That Anticipates Cues, Part 2

A continuation of last month’s horse-showing tip on how to school against seasoned and green horses’ tendencies to anticipate. By AQHA Professional Horseman and Team Wrangler member Ryan Cottingim | February 7, 2018 In schooling for a pattern, we tend to focus on the slower maneuvers for a number of reasons, but one is because trail is a game of Continue Reading
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Twombly Performance Horse Sale Results

Twombly Performance Horse Sale was held December 15th & 16th, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Held during the National Finals Rodeo! The sale was held at the Mandalay Bay in the Roper Cowboy Marketplace! The Twombly family donated $20,000 from Lot 1 proceeds to the victims of the Oct 1 Las Vegas tragedy.  We would like to thank all of who attended and bid by Continue Reading
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BreyerWest at the Northwest Horse Fair & Expo

BreyerWest is an exciting addition to the Northwest Horse Fair & Expo.  The Northwest Horse Fair & Expo will be held March 23-25 at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center in Albany, Oregon.  Visit http://equinepromotions.net/northwest-horse-fair for details. YOU CAN GET INVOLVED! BreyerWest Workshop and Model Horse Show Registration is OPEN! Did you know model horses can be fuzzy? Or come in pastel colors? Continue Reading
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The 2018 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show – Celebrating 63 Years!

FEBRUARY 15-25, 2018 The 63rd Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show will take place at the City of Scottsdale’s WestWorld, February 15-25, 2018. The largest event of its kind in the world, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show routinely attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. Experience the passion of the Arabian horse and its versatility at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. The Continue Reading
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Where We Stand 100 Days into Recovery from October Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – It has been 100 days since the devastating October wildfires in Northern California and Orange County. As of close of business Jan. 16 FEMA and the State have provided the following to survivors: 4,349 households have been deemed eligible for FEMA individual assistance. FEMA has approved more than $14.3 million in Individuals and Households Program grants. $8.8 million for Continue Reading
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When Horse Breeding Evolves Into Horse Training

Nine exercises to start your foal’s training on the right hoof. From AQHA Daily With these first four exercises, you’ll provide your new foal with a solid foundation. Keep in mind, these foal-training exercises are done after a foal has already been through the imprinting process. Check out “Postpartum Impression” on America’s Horse Daily for more information on imprinting a Continue Reading
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10 Tips for Happier Trail Rides

by: Robert Eversole It’s time to leave the arena behind and head for the trails. Before you go, review this list of tips to make every trail ride as safe and enjoyable as possible. Athleticism for Yourself – Horse riding is physically challenging. To be a rider requires muscle strength, balance, flexibility, agility, and overall body awareness. To be a Continue Reading
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A Horseman’s Eye

The late Hall of Famer Charley Araujo sheds light on evaluating American Quarter Horse conformation for horse breeding. From AQHA Daily Editor’s Note: Charley Araujo, a member of the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, wrote this piece in 1970, but his timeless wisdom still holds true today. Since I was a child, I have observed horses. I grew up Continue Reading
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“The Do Over”

By: Steve Bauhr A phrase more often heard on school play grounds, the term, “Do Over,” represents a chance to regroup and start again. In golf, it’s called a “Mulligan,” in horsemanship, it’s a pet on the neck and drawing a breath. In life, it might be best described as forgiveness, allowing us to move on and start again, fresh Continue Reading
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The New Tax Law and the Horse Industry

The new tax law signed by President Trump, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), has several provisions beneficial to owners and breeders in the horse and livestock industries.  I will discuss some of the highlights. By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law New Deduction for Pass-Through Businesses:  The new law changes how “pass-through” entities, such as sole proprietorships, Continue Reading
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The Breast Collar

By: Buckaroo John Brand, Buckaroo Leather Products The breast collar, or breastplate, is a piece of tack used on horses in a variety of disciplines. The purpose of the breast collar is to keep the saddle or harness from sliding back. The variation of a breastplate used for western riding, is referred to as a breast collar. The term breastplate is occasionally used, though western Continue Reading
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Horse-Breeding Basics: Quarter Horse Color

Know the basics of horse color genetics so you can easily determine your newborn foal’s color. From America’s Horse Daily Legend says that a red horse is fiery, a dun is tough and a white-legged horse is bad-footed. However, the wisest horsemen also say there is no such thing as a good horse that’s a bad color. There are 17 Continue Reading
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The Little Foxes

by: Jessica Wright For the past week, there has been a constant barrage of diet commercials on television. I have seen special discounts on Nutri-System, Jenny Craig, South Beach Diet, and many others. It must be the New Year! I don’t even bother going to the gym at my usual time, (5pm), for these two months because I will not Continue Reading
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Borrow Some Horse-Training Advice

Learn how to extend your horse’s lope and slow back down. By: AQHA Daily What to Do 1. Use correct aids. Remember, changing speed in any gait is a transition, just like changing gaits. As a rider, you must: 1. Maintain a perfectly balanced position 2. Prepare and clearly cue the horse with coordinated aids for the changes in speed. Continue Reading
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS MAY REGISTER FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

Sacramento, Calif.—Residents of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Diego counties who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires and flooding, mudflows, and debris flows directly related to the December 2017 wildfires, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of January 2, 2018, made at Continue Reading
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Bureau of Land Management to Conduct Triple B Complex Wild Horse Gather

ELY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management is expected to begin a helicopter-conducted wild horse gather on or about January 23 within the overpopulated Triple B Complex in Eastern Nevada.  The BLM plans to remove up to 1,000 wild horses, treat approximately 250 mares with fertility control and release those treated back into the complex along with approximately 250 Continue Reading
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Performance Bell Boots – Great for Stall Use and During Exercise

Back on Track’s new Performance Bell Boots leverage the same great Welltex technology as their Therapeutic Bell Boots (which are only for stall use), however, now you can use these boots for exercise and turnout, as well as in the stall. Leveraging Back on Track’s state-of-the-art Welltex technology, the Performance Bell Boots may help reduce inflammation and soreness while your Continue Reading
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Get DISH Today and Start Watching RIDE TV

Call 1-888-403-9549 to sign up for a limited-time offer               RIDE TV covers all breeds, all disciplines, all the time. This 24/7 high-definition television network is dedicated to the equestrian lifestyle, featuring both English and Western disciplines including sporting events, documentaries, reality shows, children’s shows and more. DISH is the only nationwide provider of Continue Reading
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MAKING HER MARK IN THE WORLD OF CAVALIA ODYSSEO

By: Patti Schofler With joy, fantasy and beauty, Cavalia Odysseo celebrates the holiday season under the White Big Top in Ventura County through January. And among those rejoicing will be Andreanne Dumont, once a stable cleaner for the equestrian extravaganza, and now, seeing her dreams fulfilled as a groom/rider in the show. While Andreanne had been passionate about horses since Continue Reading
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Bran Mash

Is this warm treat beneficial to horse health? Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily During the cold, dreary days of winter, a common discussion around the barns in chilly areas of the world is whether or not horse owners should provide their horses with a bran mash daily, weekly or at all. So I thought it would be a good idea Continue Reading
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