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Monday, February 19, 2018

Western Couture: Graphic Tees

by Western Couture
Fashion in many ways is much like history, and it seems that both have a tendency to repeat themselves.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Performance Halter Advice

by Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily

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

Stallion Breeding Contracts 101

by Julie I. Fershtman
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 Claims 2018’s First Major Win

by Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association

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

NRHA Non Pro Coach of the Year – Patrick Flaherty

by Courtesy of National Reining Horse Association 

This is demonstrated through his service as an NRHA Judge, committee member, Arizona Reining Horse Association (AzRHA) involvement and show sponsorship. He also exudes passion each time he is in the show pen and boasts nearly $200,000 in NRHA lifetime earnings (LTE).

Patrick Flaherty of Scottsdale, Arizona, has been said to be “passionate about the sport of reining.”

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

How to School a Horse that Anticipates Cues

Horse-Showing Tip: Learn how to school against seasoned and green horses’ tendencies to anticipate. Horses are not always completely honest when you drop your hand to show in the 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

Augusta Futurity Champions

by Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association
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.

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