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EC Amateur Profile – Caroline Bradley

EC Amateur Profile – Caroline Bradley

The past three years have been a whirlwind of excitement for 17 year-old Caroline Bradley…

Tipping Etiquette in the Horse Industry

Tipping Etiquette in the Horse Industry

To Tip or NOT To Tip ? An in-depth look at TIPPING ETIQUETTE in the…

Today’s Top Trends in Western Pleasure

Today’s Top Trends in Western Pleasure

It seems as if trends in the Western Pleasure pen come and go faster than…

Divide & Conquer – Partnerships, Fractional Ownership & LLCs

Divide & Conquer – Partnerships, Fractional Ownership & LLCs

When Justify won the Triple Crown this summer, win photos showed him sporting two different…

Terry Bradshaw Expands Into the Performance Arena

Terry Bradshaw Expands Into the Performance Arena

To most, Terry Bradshaw is known as a former quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, movie…

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Show Results & Gallery

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  • Around the Rings- 2018 National Finals Rodeo
  • Around the Rings- 2018 Iowa Paint Horse Club Futurity
  • Ugly Christmas Sweaters, Fuzzy Horses, and Christmas Cookies, Oh My!
  • Around the Ring Photos and Results From IPHA Fall Futurity
  • Photos and Results from 2018 Gordyville Turkey Run
  • Final Behind the Scenes Photos- 2018 AQHA World
  • Behind the Scenes at 2018 AQHA World- 11/11-18
  • Around the Rings at the AQHA World Show – Nov 15 with the G-Man
  • Around the Rings at the AQHA World Show – Nov 14 with the G-Man
  • Around the Rings at the AQHA World Show – Nov 13 with the G-Man

Two Internet Horse auctions, offering close to 100 horses, close this week.  The first, closing on Tuesday evening, December 4th, is the Pleasure Show Horse and Broodmare Internet Auction which includes the Pope Farms Online Production Sale. …

Two Internet Horse Auctions Close This Week

Congratulations is in order for one of the horse industry's very own, Jaida Dryer, for winning the first season of a new country music singing competition, Real Country, last night. Hosted by Travis Tritt, Jake Owen, and Shania Twain, Real Country consisted of seven episodes, which resulted in seven preliminary winners. Last night was the…

Congratulations to Horse Industry’s Own, Jaida Dreyer, on Winning Season 1 of Real Country

In 1977, he became the owner and manager of Walmac Stud International in Lexington, Kentucky, where he developed such legendary Thoroughbred sires such as Nureyev, Miswaki and Alleged. He was a founder of Thoroughbred racing’s Breeder’s Cup, served as the vice chairman for the Kentucky Racing Commission, director of the Association of State Racing Commissioners,…

Johnny T.L Jones Has Passed

Recently, a process called “gene doping” has come to light*. This illegal and unethical, yet scientifically remarkable, process involves injecting horses with small pieces of genetic material, referred to as “transgenes,” which have been linked to athletic performance. Once these transgenes have been injected, they integrate into the horse’s own DNA, presumably giving the horses…

New Efforts Towards “Gene Doping” in Horses Thwarted

Fine particulate matter and fungal elements from stored hay and straw are a major source of respiratory irritation in barns with poor ventilation.…

Managing Healthy Air Quality in the Closed Up Barn

   

Club & Show News

EVERYTHING You Need to Know About the 2018/2019 Florida Circuits

EVERYTHING You Need to Know About the 2018/2019 Florida Circuits

No entries will be taken without a check or credit card to hold the entries. If you're showing in all three circuits, you will need separate payment at all three shows. Also, be prepared once to present all paperwork. (Even…

The SOQHA Madness Bringing New Schedule to May 10-19, 2019

The SOQHA Madness Bringing New Schedule to May 10-19, 2019

There will be $15,000 awarded to the winner of both the 3 & Over Novice…

NSBA Youth Spotlight- Steve Wheat

NSBA Youth Spotlight- Steve Wheat

“Steve, your Dad is in the hospital.” These are the first words I remember from…

The Buzz

Forget the Shelf, Equine Chronicle Elf is Going to the Barn!

Forget the Shelf, Equine Chronicle Elf is Going to the Barn!

If you need a few ideas to entertain the little equestrians in your household during…

EC Photo of the Day- A Horse and a Snowman

EC Photo of the Day- A Horse and a Snowman

Today's EC Photo of the Day comes from Janine Dixon and features Pebbles showing what…

EC Photo of the Day- All Decked Out For Christmas!

EC Photo of the Day- All Decked Out For Christmas!

Today's EC Photo of the Day comes from Beth Foster-Hattan and features the family's APHA mare, Only Yours, aka "Sophie," all decked out for Christmas!…

 

Health & Training

New Efforts Towards “Gene Doping” in Horses Thwarted

New Efforts Towards “Gene Doping” in Horses Thwarted

Recently, a process called “gene doping” has come to light*. This illegal and unethical, yet scientifically remarkable, process involves injecting horses with small pieces of genetic material, referred to as “transgenes,” which have been linked to athletic performance. Once these…

The Horse: Pet, Livestock, or Something Different Entirely

The Horse: Pet, Livestock, or Something Different Entirely

Horse industry highlights include a revised statutory definition that excludes equines from a blanket definition…

Ever At The Ready: “We Never Want to Turn Away a Horse in Need.”

Ever At The Ready: “We Never Want to Turn Away a Horse in Need.”

“Because the fires broke out in the middle of the night, we had people coming…

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