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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Metallic Cat Lead Sire at NCHA Cutting Futurity

Metallic Cat jumped to the top of the 2014 NCHA Futurity sire list when his 3-year-old offspring posted total earnings of $660,690. He led other sires High Brow Cat, Dual Rey and Smooth As A Cat, which came in second, third and fourth, respectively.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Ultimate Livestock Fencing

Thirty-five years ago Don Noble and his wife, Pat started a business making panels and gates for livestock owners in a small 40’ x 40’ building in Milton-Freewater, Orgeon. “We did it all ourselves until we hired an employee,” says Don. 

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Friday, February 6, 2015

The Changing Landscape of Quarter Horse Genetics, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, you were introduced to the research team from the University of Minnesota that analyzed the genetic diversity of six Quarter Horse performance subgroups: halter, western pleasure, reining, working cow horse, cutting and racing.

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Redtail Ranch Performance Horses

The Pacific Northwest has a long history in ranching and Loren Macey of Star, Idaho is writing her Redtail Ranch and its horses into the rich history of the region. “Our mission is to breed and produce the finest performance quarter horses in the Pacific Northwest.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Rancho Brillando – An Unexpected Journey

Lisa Shepherd did what all good moms do when raising her two children. She did her best to allow them to follow their interests, supporting them in their activities and ambitions.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Horse-Training for Flexibility

The Big Picture. Every good trainer wants flexible horses. Flexibility causes versatility, and versatility results in obedience. If you are one-dimensional with a horse and don’t give him fundamental flexibility, you limit what he can learn and is able to do.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Horse-Breeding History: Wilywood

“Wilywood promoted himself,” Tom Eliason said with a smile. “Joann and I had eight children, and feeding the kids was always ahead of showing a horse.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Winter Water Consumption

We all know that colic is the number one noninfectious health risk for horses. There are a number of types of colic but the one we see the most in winter is impaction colic.

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