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Thursday, July 19, 2018

How to Shop for a Horse

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily

Know what to ask a seller when considering buying their horse. When you first contact a seller about a horse he or she has for sale, you should be prepared with your questions. Here is a list of questions to get you started...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

IEA Holds First Annual Semi-Final Competitions with Sights Set on National Finals in Oklahoma City

In 2017, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) adopted a new structure for their Western Program. This restructuring included new Regional assignments across the nation as well as a new Western Zone, headed-up by Zone Administrator, Todd Knerr.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

“Do It Yourself” Success

by Kate Sanchez

Home renovations, arts and crafts; there’s no doubt that the “do it yourself” trend is in full-swing right now.

There are ideas around every corner, in fact there’s an entire television network dedicated to the movement. But where you often see a lack of this tendency is in the horse show world.

Friday, July 13, 2018

NRCHA Derby Champions Crowned in Paso Robles, California

Humble is not a word you would expect to hear from a competitor with three horses qualified for the clean-slate finals of the Open Derby but, that is how NRCHA Professional Justin Wright described his week in Paso Robles, California.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Strongest Together

by Kate Sanchez

Great trainers make it look easy, but great partnerships make it look inspiring. True perfection in the show pen is only really achieved through the pairing of a talented horse and a trainer who believes in that animal. In this case, Sonita Lena Rey didn’t come into Corey Cushing’s barn until late in his five-year-old year, but the 2011 sorrel gelding made an instant impression, one that has certainly impacted Cushing’s career.

Monday, July 9, 2018

There’s No Stopping Her

by Kate Sanchez

Rebecca Paxson has shown horses her entire life. Growing up with an arena in her backyard, they’ve always been part of her daily routine, and even though she shows in some of the more uncommon AQHA classes offered today, there’s no stopping the high school junior from achieving her equine dreams!

Saturday, July 7, 2018

June Bug Jam Wins Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association’s Derby Open

Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association

June Bug Jam came into the PCCHA Core Balance Derby Open unheralded, with just $578 in earnings.

But the 4-year-old Kit Kat Sugar daughter, shown by Darren Simpkins for Carol Ward, Rancho Murieta, Calif., took control with 223 points in the first go-round. She followed with 222 points in the second round, and on Friday, scored 224 points for the championship and an $18,000 paycheck.

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