THIS IS HOW WINNING COUTURE ROLLS – WITH NEWLY DESIGNED AIRSTREAM

THIS IS HOW WINNING COUTURE ROLLS – WITH NEWLY DESIGNED AIRSTREAM

Debbie Hodde, of Brenham, Texas, will roll out the newest addition to Winning Couture, her English attire-based business, specializing in custom patterned hunter shirts and collars, at the 2013 American Paint Horse Association’s World Championship Show, Nov. 6-16 in Fort Worth, Texas. “‘The Lois’ is a 1970 Trade Wind model Airstream trailer that we purchased […]

All great dreams start with a dreamer

All great dreams  start with a dreamer

What do you get when you take an industry legend, a five star, state-of-the-art facility  and world class breeding? A dreamer. Dale Livingston of Boerne, Texas is introducing Im A Platinum Dream, a 2010 gray stallion by Huntin For Chocolate and out of multiple American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Superior and World Champion producer, Ima […]

Reichert Celebration Dates Released

Reichert Celebration Dates Released

Dates have just been released for the 2014 Reichert Celebration which will be held once again in Fort Worth, Texas. The 2014 event will run from August 13th-September 1st. POA Celebration- August 13-17 Reichert POA Stakes Sale- August 16th AQHA Celebration- August 17-20 NSBA Celebration- August 18-20 All Breed World Championships- Reichert Series- August 21-31 APHA […]

Genetic Evaluations for breeders

Genetic Evaluations for breeders

Over the last decade, several hereditary diseases have been found to be prevalent in horses descending from certain American Quarter Horse Association bloodlines. Perhaps the most well-known of these is hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP) which has had a genetic test available for some time.  The other four which have just come to light in recent […]

Tami and Garry McAllister put focus on family and horse care

Tami and Garry McAllister put focus on family and horse care

Nestled on a farm that’s been in the McAllister family for five generations, Tami and Garry McAllister hang their hats in Southbury, Connecticut. The McAllisters have both been horse enthusiasts for over 20 years — long before their horse training operation began. Both Garry and Tami were born into families that were involved with horses. […]

ApPHA Teams with InStride Edition

ApPHA Teams with InStride Edition

A partnership between InStride Edition magazine and the Appaloosa Pleasure Horse Association has been formed to help promote Appaloosa pleasure horses and the association’s events and programs. “We’re excited to have a magazine like InStride take an interest in what we are trying to do for the pleasure horse,” says Tim Zuidema,  a spokesman for […]

Jay Starnes is the first rider to record $1 million

Jay Starnes is the first rider to record $1 million

He’s only 32 years old but when Jay Starnes, of Summerton, South Carolina, walked out of the arena with a check for $50,000 for winning the 2013 Congress Masters Western Pleasure, it appears he walked into a place in history by becoming the first Western Pleasure rider to reach the $1 million in earnings mark. […]

Top Horse-Show Moments of 2013

Top Horse-Show Moments of 2013

To sum up 2013 for the American Quarter Horse show industry, “upward and onward” would do just fine. From wildfires, floods, tornadoes and a historic blizzard, horsemen across the United States were reminded this year to count their blessings before they lay their heads down at night. But despite all the loss and heartache, those […]

E.F. “Bud” Alderson Dies

E.F. “Bud” Alderson Dies

Edward F. “Bud” Alderson, 91, of Sharpsville, Indiana, died Sunday, December 22, 2013. Alderson was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2004. Born August 21, 1922, to Dewey and Mabel (Cooper), Alderson grew up taking care of many animals an even showed draft horses in 4-H. He graduated from Prairie Township High School […]

Mare Magic: Preparation key to success in the breeding shed

Mare Magic: Preparation key to success in the breeding shed

As falling leaves turn trees bare and the cold winter air sets in, the holidays are upon us and before we know it, we will be ringing in a new year and a new breeding season. So, what key concepts should mare owners know to ensure their breeding season is both enjoyable and successful According […]

ApPHA crowns newest World Champions

ApPHA crowns newest World Champions

Newly crowned Appaloosa Pleasure Horse Association (ApPHA) World Champions proudly accepted their prestigious awards during the World Championship Appaloosa Show held in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 24- Nov. 2. One of the stars, 19-year-old, Macenzie Fallis, assistant trainer at Heeley Pleasure Horses, Van Meter, Iowa won both the Open and Limited 2-year-old Western Pleasure Futurities […]

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