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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Inaugural Emo Western States Championship & Quarter Horse Show A Hit With Exhibitors

The inaugural EMO Western States Championship and Quarter Horse show was a big success for organizers and exhibitors alike. Held at the extraordinary South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 6-10, the show went off without a hitch.

Starting off on Wednesday and Thursday with a two-judge AQHA Show, which served as qualifying rounds for Friday’s Western States Championship show, as well as an independent AQHA show.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Huge Kudos To The Summer Celebration Quarter Horse Circuit For Great Prizes, 6 Sets of Points And Fun Parties

The PCQHA approved 6-judge Summer Celebration Quarter Horse Circuit brought out the top exhibitors from all overnthe state of California. Starting a day early, Summer Celebration started classes on Wednesday, June 29 and ended on Saturday, July 2 to accommodate travel to the new EMO Western States Championship show.

Held at the legendary Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, California, the show went off without a hitch, thanks to the staff of Track One Events and Poncie Gimple.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Nutrition Fundamentals: Water

So much nutritional emphasis is placed on protein, fat, minerals, vitamins, and nonstructural carbohydrates that the most essential nutrient, water, is often taken for granted. Water is the vehicle in which all chemical and biological functions take place in the body.

Biologically the body is designed to balance water intake with water losses. If the body detects more water is needed there are chemical and biological signals sent to the brain to tell the horse to drink.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

How to Buy Land: Tips to Pick the Perfect Plot

There’s something thrilling about the idea of buying your own piece of land—raw, untouched property on which you can build your dream home from the ground up.

But picking the perfect parcel can prove a bit more complex than you’d expect. So know what’s involved before you dig in! We’re here to help you navigate this process.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Bluebonnet® Feeds | Crafting Premium Horse Feed

Bluebonnet® Feeds has been manufacturing and selling animal feed across Texas and Oklahoma for over three decades, but recently it has commanded the attention of horsemen across the country.

Since its beginning, Bluebonnet® Feeds has stood by the motto that “Quality is the Best Value” and over the years has developed some of the most effective feed products in the industry including the legendary Stride® Equine Diet Balancer supplement which was far ahead of its time.
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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Pre-Purchase Exam Advice

Find out why a pre-purchase exam is an important step in choosing a new horse. Question: I’m shopping for a new horse. Is a pre-purchase exam important? We turned to our friends at the American Association of Equine Practitioners for an answer.

Answer: Owning a horse can be a big investment in time, money and emotion. Unfortunately, horses seldom come with a money-back guarantee.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Limiting Starch in the Performance Horse

There are lots of different opinions today when it comes to added energy sources for performance horses. Here is one to consider that I feel makes the most sense:

The horse evolved as a grazing herd animal. All of their nutritional needs were met by the ground that they stood upon, and if predation was light, and water plentiful they may not travel at a faster pace than a trot for most of their life.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Win Your Own Future Reined Cow Horse Champion

And A Paid Entry to the 2017 Snaffle Bit Futurity - For Only $10! For the past three decades, the National Reined Cow Horse Association has teamed up with Ward Ranch, Kingsburg, California, to raffle off a royally bred 2-year-old reined cow horse at the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity.

The Ward Ranch generously donates a top prospect each year, and the drawing for the winning ticket is always a highlight of Futurity Open Finals night. Established in 1972 by the late NRCHA Hall of Fame horseman Greg Ward, Ward Ranch has raised numerous champions, many descended from the ranch's famous foundation mare, Fillinic.

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