Monday, February 19, 2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
A world champion halter trainer’s advice on showing in performance halter
The biggest misperception I think people have about halter is that bigger is supposed to be better. That’s not the way it’s supposed to be, and especially not in performance halter. It’s form to function.
What I tell exhibitors in performance halter is to fit your horse for his frame.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
What mare owners should look for in a typical horse-breeding contract
The right breeding contract between a stallion and mare owner can prevent a number of foreseeable problems. Both stallion and mare owners are sometimes surprised to learn - especially after things go wrong - t
Sunday, February 11, 2018
One Alley Cat, shown by Cullen Chartier, scored 223 points to win the championship of the 2018 Abilene Spectacular.
Three horses scored 220 points to tie for second through fourth: Catarism RG, under Michael Cooper; Dontt Happen Twice, shown by Phil Rapp; and Dual Prime Time, with Tate Bennett.
Friday, February 9, 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
show pen, and that’s just normal. For those of us who have shown a lot, it should never be a surprise. Your horse stops early, or he breaks gait, or he lopes off before you ask him to.
Monday, February 5, 2018
The 39th annual Augusta Futurity is on the books, with a champion who last earned money in the event as a 2001 semi-finalist. Chubby Turner scored 220 points to claim the 4-year-old championship and $10,000 on Wanna Dual, owned by J Five Ranch, Weatherford, Tex.
Metallic Drifter, with Matt Gaines, and CR Sister Tuff, under Gabe Reynolds, tied with 217.5 points for reserve.