The United States and Europe have time and again proven their leadership on the international show jumping scene. Since the introduction of the World Team Championships in 1978, no nation other than these have been able to earn a place on the podium. In 37 World Cup finals, European and American riders have only failed […]
Presented by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, the $20,000 NRHA Invitational Freestyle Reining, benefitting the Reining Horse Foundation, offered the public in the stands fun, excitement and great reining on Wednesday night.
by Jeff Butler - www.primeperformancenutrition.com Devil's Claw (or Harpagophytum procumbent) is a plant which grows in the South and South-East of Africa and used as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic for equines.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) hosts the Adequan® North American Affiliate Championships (NAAC) each year during the NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City. The championships are for NRHA members and horses who have qualified through their respective Regional Affiliate Finals. Each final sends its eight highest placing riders, plus ties, to the Adequan® NAAC to compete for North American bragging rights.
If you like horses and celebrities, you won’t want to miss the 22nd Annual Careity Celebrity Cutting, Friday December 2, 7:00PM during the NCHA Futurity at Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum.
Stallion syndications have long been a part of the horse industry. While still prevalent in the Thoroughbred and race horse industries, most show horse breeds, including Arabians, have seen the presence of the stallion syndication dramatically decrease or disappear over the past ten to fifteen years.
The equine respiratory system can be a major cause of poor performance or premature retirement from competition. Let’s look at some of the key factors:
If you're in the horse business, you're probably also in the kid business. A child (minor) is a person under the age of 18. Children occupy a special place in the eyes of the law. Dealing with the Child. A child cannot enter into a legally binding contract for the purchase of goods or services unless the goods or services are regarded as "necessaries."
How is it that horses, which have supposedly survived for thousands of years on their life-preserving, prey animal instincts, can manage to nearly kill themselves without any outside influences? We all have that uncle who is hard of hearing, and yet somehow manages to practice "selective deafness," as in they can here everyone being called to the table for dinner, but not the call to help clean up, right? Well, I think horses practice selective instinct.
By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Soybean meal is the most commonly added protein source in horse feeds. However, increasing numbers of horse owners are shying away from feeding it, most commonly because of allergic reactions. Most soybeans grown in the U.S. have been genetically modified, which is a concern for many. Furthermore, it is difficult to ascertain from a feed label if the soy product has been heat-treated (necessary for inactivating trypsin inhibitor...