The Banta family announces the sale of A Touch Of Sudden

The Banta family announces the sale of A Touch Of Sudden

Brian and Sherrie Banta announced the sale of A Touch Of Sudden to Tony Wood via their Facebook page.  “On behalf of all of us at Banta Performance Horses we would like to thank each and every one of you who have blessed us with joining in on our journey with our boy A Touch […]

Hold Your Applause

Hold Your Applause

Applause is praise for a job well done. Society has taught us to recognize achievement by rhythmically slapping our hands together so it’s only natural for spectators to clap, even hoot ‘n’ holler for an exhibitor who has placed well in a class. But for horses, who are prey animals that are put on alert […]

August Internet Horse Auctions

August Internet Horse Auctions

Bidding is now open for the two August Internet Auctions from Professional Horse Services, LLC,” according to Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “The Reiner, Cutter and Cow Horse Auction will close on the evening of August 23, beginning at 7:00 PM Eastern time, and the August Internet Auction, offering Pleasure, All-Around and Halter […]

Rusty Rea: Kentucky trainer puts success of clients first

Rusty Rea: Kentucky trainer puts success of clients first

Make no mistake, Shelbyville, Kentucky trainer Rusty Rea likes to win. But it’s not his whole life. What’s more important to him is the success of his clients. “My favorite part is watching customers find moments of success with their horses whether it is in the show arena or at the farm,” he explained. “It […]

Cassidy Jensen wants a career in the horse industry

Cassidy Jensen wants a career in the horse industry

She’s only 18 years old but American Quarter Horse Association youth competitor Cassidy Jensen is wise beyond her years. The past few years have been a bit of a struggle for the Saginaw, Michigan native as she battled a diagnosis of dyslexia, changing high schools three times before finding a program best suited to her […]

Congress Super Sale – Entry Deadline Extended

Congress Super Sale – Entry Deadline Extended

“Entries are still being accepted for the 51st Annual Congress Super Sale,” according to Mike Jennings of the Professional Horse Services, LLC, management team.  “The Congress Super Sale has consistently been the BEST Show Horse Auction in America, with the LARGEST CROWD to attend any horse auction in the Country.  Sellers can still take advantage […]

NSBA World Championship Show

NSBA World Championship Show

The National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) host its 12th Annual World Championship Show this week in Tulsa, Oklahoma. More than $500,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded and, in addition to the World Show classes, which are qualifying events, the NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity and Stakes classes will also be featured throughout the week. […]

The Midwest Appaloosa Classic held last weekend in Minnesota

The Midwest Appaloosa Classic held last weekend in Minnesota

  The Midwest Appaloosa Classic, held Aug. 5-6, at the Minnesota Equestrian Center, turned out to be a rainy weekend but that didn’t deter exhibitors.   “We have definitely seen an increase in entries this year,” said Wissota Appaloosa president Sara Schwartz.   It was the first time the Classic has been held at the […]

New World Champions Crowned at the AQHYA World Show

New World Champions Crowned at the AQHYA World Show

  Thirty five new youth world champions were crowned this week in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the American Quarter Horse Association hosted its annual Youth World Show. Exhibitors from across the globe flocked to the sooner state to compete for a coveted world show globe. Kicking things off this year was a veteran to the […]

Services set for Peter Cofrancesco

Services set for Peter Cofrancesco

The funeral arrangements for Peter J Cofrancesco III have been announced. Viewing is at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Sparta Township, New Jersey on Monday, Aug. 7 from 2  to 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be at Our Lady of the Lake at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, immediately followed by interment […]

Tom Powers releases final results with payouts from this year’s futurity

Tom Powers releases final results with payouts from this year’s futurity

    There’s a very good reason that the Tom Powers Triple Challenge is one of the largest and longest-running futurities in the world. Its founder keeps the focus directly on the owners and exhibitors. Each year, after the conclusion of the event, held the last week of June in Berrien Springs, Michigan, Tom Powers […]

Keep your head high, your heart humble and your “Assets Pretty”

Keep your head high, your heart humble and your “Assets Pretty”

It took Meghan Tierney, of Augusta, New Jersey a grand total of 30 seconds to know that Pretty Assets was the horse for her. What she could never have imagined is how big a role the pretty bay mare would come to play in her life.   In the spring of 2016, after taking a […]