Olivia Turner juggling law studies, horse show career

Olivia Turner juggling law studies, horse show career

Olivia Turner, of Zebulon, North Carolina, has had the opportunity to work with some of the best trainers in the business – and she’s learned from every one of them. But to her, nothing compares to the lessons a competitor can get from the horses themselves. As a young rider, Turner worked with the Oakley […]

Judges Announced for the 2017 Quarter Horse Congress

Judges Announced for the 2017 Quarter Horse Congress

The judges for the 50th annual All American Quarter Horse Congress,  held October 6-30, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio, have been announced by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. The judges for the 51st annual All American Quarter Horse Congress: Rick Baker Christa Baldwin Dean Bogart Brenda Brown Tony Burris Butch Campbell Mike Carter Clay Farrell Buddy […]

NSBA to offer Color Breeders Championship Futurity

NSBA to offer  Color Breeders Championship Futurity

The National Snaffle Bit Association is proud to announce the creation of the Color Breeders Championship Futurity which will be held in conjunction with the NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity beginning in 2018. To be eligible to participate in the Color BCF program, a horse must be sired by a stallion who […]

Texas A&M Wins 2017 NCEA National Championship

Texas A&M Wins 2017 NCEA National Championship

After a historic second round on Friday, there was more history made on Saturday during the semifinals and championship meet of the 2017 NCEA Championship presented by the City of Waco and McLennan County. For the first time under the current postseason format, the No. 1 seed wasn’t present on the final day of competition. […]

Virginia Horse Park hosts joint ApHC and APHA show

Virginia Horse Park hosts joint ApHC and APHA show

  Spring in the Shenandoah Valley brings new hope to the Shenandoah Blue Ridge Appaloosa Association’s Lee Jackson Classic. With rising costs at show facilities the ApHC affiliate has joined forces with the Virginia Paint Horse Club to combine the two shows. “Show numbers have been falling off lately,” said Karen Pennington, show manager for […]

Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure at the Georgia Pro Am

Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure at the Georgia Pro Am

Competitors in the Green Western Pleasure Class at the Pro Am Quarter Horse Circuit in Conyers, Georgia Saturday will ride to honor the memory of respected horsewoman Kim Rich of Panama City, Florida. The Fourth Annual Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure Class was established in 2014 by Jan Sheppard Pittman, one of Kim’s closest […]

Georgia Pro Am

Georgia Pro Am

    The Georgia Pro Am circuit got underway today at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. The show began today with Western Riding, Ranch Pleasure and Reining events. New this year the show will feature the Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure which will payout over $5,500 courtesy of donations made via the class’ […]

Equine Industry Vision Award

Equine Industry Vision Award

Zoetis and American Horse Publications (AHP) are proud to announce four finalists have been selected for the 2017 Equine Industry Vision Award. Sponsored by Zoetis, the Equine Industry Vision Award is intended to recognize ingenuity and service as well as benefit to the equine industry by inspiring these qualities in others.   The six members […]

Panel Speakers Set for AHC’s National Issues Forum

Panel Speakers Set for AHC’s National Issues Forum

The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce that speakers for the Research and Youth Panels at the upcoming National Issues Forum, sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health, have been set! “We are excited to hear what research projects are currently underway that could be of great benefit to the equine industry as a whole,” […]

The Truth About Teeth: Dental Health Impacts Performance

The Truth About Teeth: Dental Health Impacts Performance

Horses are naturally designed to be grazing animals. In the wild, they graze between 16 and 18 hours a day. Chewing grass and other long-stemmed forage moves the horse’s jaw in a circular, grinding motion designed to evenly wear teeth. “Today, horses spend fewer hours eating and they are not eating nearly the same volume […]

Bidding Now Open

Bidding Now Open

“Bidding is now open for the April Internet Auction.  Buyers can bid on quality Quarter Horses, Paints and Appaloosas,” according to Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “A special addition to this auction is an offering of show tack and show clothing for the benefit of the American Quarter Horse Foundation.” Bidding for the […]

Torey Roderick puts emphasis on happy horses, happy clients

Torey Roderick puts emphasis on happy horses, happy clients

New Hampshire trainer Torey Roderick has a very specific approach to training horses and coaching her clients. “One of my theories is that people do this for enjoyment,” she explained. “We’re all competitive and want to do well, but at the end of the day it should be enjoyable for the amateurs and youth competitors.” […]

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