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2019 IBHA Convention Sees Busy Agenda

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2019 IBHA Convention Sees Busy Agenda

International Buckskin Horse Association recently hosted its 2019 convention and annual awards banquet March 14-16 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and saw a busy agenda throughout the weekend that included new class offerings and a new division to the association’s registry. “IBHA saw one of its largest conventions in recent history,” noted Deanna O’Keefe, IBHA office manager. “We had members actively participating in discussions throughout the convention and a large crowd for our annual awards banquet. We’re looking forward to a great show season in 2019!”

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Form to Function – WCHA Introduces New Versatility Classes

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Form to Function – WCHA Introduces New Versatility Classes

When you think about a Halter horse, what first comes to mind? Striking beauty? Finely chiseled muscles? Versatility? If that last description doesn’t immediately come to mind, there’s a reason. It might be because, somewhere in the continuous improvement of the elite Halter horse, the focus on how these horses with great conformation can perform was lost.

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The Importance of Genetic Testing

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The Importance of Genetic Testing

During the past 3 decades, research has shed light on many genetic diseases in horses, including several defects in Quarter Horses and other breeds that have utilized Quarter Horse bloodlines. Some of these diseases cropped up in recent years, originating from mutations in individuals that were ancestors of some of today’s popular animals, and the new trait was perpetuated in numerous offspring.

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Sunshine & Luxury – The World Equestrian Center Comes to Ocala

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Sunshine & Luxury – The World Equestrian Center Comes to Ocala

It’s probably one of the most anticipated equestrian facility openings, not only in Florida, but across the nation. Promises of equine and human accommodations, the likes of which haven’t been seen before, have tantalized exhibitors and vendors alike since the project was first announced in 2017. The World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio has played host to many prestigious equestrian events and, starting in 2021, its southern twin, the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida, will carry on as one of the premier show facilities in the country, if not the world.

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Across the Border & From Abroad – Foreign Workers Face Hurdles

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Across the Border & From Abroad – Foreign Workers Face Hurdles

Behind the much-publicized issue of immigration stands a frequently overlooked population that imparts considerable influence on our hobby: the non-citizen workers who have a desire to be part of the horse industry here in the United States. Whatever your viewpoint on the complex topic of immigration, there’s no doubt that apprentice or guest workers are responsible for many of the behind-the-scenes tasks that turn horses into champions.

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EC Youth Profile – Megan Waldron

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EC Youth Profile – Megan Waldron

Megan Waldron of Parker, Colorado, is going into her final year of youth competition in 2019 with some impressive titles already under her belt. This well-rounded rider has already earned a NSBA World Show third place finish in Youth Hunter Under Saddle, Congress Championship in Novice Youth Western Riding, and a Congress Reserve Championship in Youth Hunt Seat Equitation. She has known the thrill of winning and the heartbreak of saying goodbye to a beloved horse that had been her best friend, confidante, and show partner.

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Invitation Only – An Unmatched Legacy is Laid to Rest

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Invitation Only – An Unmatched Legacy is Laid to Rest

During the final years of his life, legendary AQHA stallion Invitation Only enjoyed grazing in a green field reserved especially for him at Leeman Farms in Massillon, Ohio. The 1990 bay stallion by Barpassers Image and out of Bears Raisin Kane passed peacefully on February 15, 2019 after a well-deserved retirement with Fritz and Carole Leeman.

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Kail Quarter Horses – A Family Tradition of Success

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Kail Quarter Horses – A Family Tradition of Success

Ryan and Andrea Kail are third-generation horsemen, following the family tradition of quality and success at Kail Quarter Horses in Scottsdale, Arizona. They’re an equine power couple that’s managing a thriving family business in a demanding industry while raising two energetic sons, Lane and Carter. They’re living proof that if you have a village, in the form of a loving, supportive family, and clients who feel like extended family, the sky is the limit.

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Cracking the Code of Equine Metabolic Syndrome

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Cracking the Code of Equine Metabolic Syndrome

There is a cycle of aging that occurs in all species. As you get older, your body’s chemistry begins to change. When humans hit middle age, they find that their metabolism slows down, making it harder to lose weight and keep it off. The same can be said for the aging equine. When horses hit what’s considered to be middle age (8–18 years old) it’s not uncommon to see them become a little rounder in the midsection and act a bit sluggish, even when you think you’re providing a high quality nutrition plan. These horses may have developed equine metabolic syndrome, more commonly known as EMS.

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Weaning Foals Using the Farmers’ Almanac

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Weaning Foals Using the Farmers’ Almanac

The Old Farmers’ Almanac has maintained an enduring and faithful readership since its inception in 1792. Early farmers took the Almanac’s advice very seriously for planning, predictions, planting, and animal health. While the world has changed much over the centuries, the Almanac’s Best Days advice continues to be one of its most popular features, right in league with its long range weather forecasts.

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