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Monday, August 11, 2014

American Paint Horse Association Continues New Paint-specific Reining Awards at 2014 High Roller Reining Classic

The American Paint Horse Association will continue its new Paint-specific reining awards program at the 2014 High Roller Reining Classic, set for September 13-20 in Las Vegas.

The new partnership created between APHA and the High Roller Reining Classic features exciting new opportunities for reining Paints.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

2014 NRHA Derby Champions


The 2014 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby concluded with the $428,000-added open. The NRHA Derby Show is NRHA’s premiere event for the world’s best 4-, 5- and 6-year-old reining horses. The Show welcomed more than 2,600 entries to Oklahoma City June 21-28 for the largest NRHA Derby on record. By the show's end, approximately $1.1 million in cash and prizes were awarded to members representing 46 states and 21 countries.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Perfect Products


Founded in 2006, Perfect Products is a specialized and dynamic nutraceutical company dedicated to the comfort, well-being and performance of top equine athletes. CEO Jeff Morgenstern explains, “Our mission is to develop and market effective, ethical formulas to solve specific issues in the high-end performance horse.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Weaning Your Foal

Weaning is usually done somewhere between 4 and 7 months of age, although some ranches leave their foals on the mares a bit longer.

After 4 months of age, the foal’s nutritional requirements exceed that provided by the mare’s milk, and most foals are eating grain and forage on their own.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Horse-Breeding Help: Weaning a Foal

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily              

Weaning your foal might be heavy on the heart, but it’s something that must be done. Weaning season is a gut-wrenching time of year. Those months of blissful play at mother’s side and all those tender moments we cherish between mare and foal suddenly turn into a frenzy of whinnies and desperate attempts to reunite. Unfortunately, weaning is as inevitable as kissing your child goodbye for that first day at school.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Let It Rein, Reining By The Bay 2014

Written by Alden Corrigan for RBB, Inc.
Photos by Alden Corrigan

You know it’s going to be a weeklong battle in the saddle in every division when the increase in top horse and rider combinations over last year is a whopping 55%. The depth of talent was incredible and day after day the spectators were treated to an action packed competition as the best in the west battled it out for over $200,000 in added money and prizes.

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