OQHA to Manage Southern Belle Breeders

OQHA to Manage Southern Belle Breeders

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association and Connie Hill, founder of the Southern Belle Invitation, have announced the transition of administration of the Southern Belle program to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. The Southern Belle Invitation, which began in 1994 as a futurity show and later added a breeders incentive program held during one event, has […]

PtHA Fund for Tornado Victims

The PtHA staff would like to thank everyone for all of the concern expressed since yesterday’s devastating storms in Oklahoma. The staff and office are ok. However, some of the staff have had family directly affected by the storms. Please keep all those involved in your prayers as they try to cope with the events […]

New additions make debut on Facebook

New additions make debut on Facebook

It’s that time of year again, baby time. And the trend seems to be, post as many baby pictures as possible. Just scroll down your newsfeed on Facebook and you’ll see an abundance of fillies and colts, all different sizes, colors, and breeds. It piqued my interest and I wanted to know more about these […]

New AQHA Judges Announced

New AQHA Judges Announced

Fourteen judge applicants were approved by the AQHA Judges Committee to take the AQHA all-around judges’ exam April 30 – May 1 in Gainesville, Texas. Based on test scores and other criteria, the Judges Committee then approved a list of prospective new all-around judges, which were then reviewed and approved by the AQHA Executive Committee. […]

Six added to APHA judges list

Six added to APHA judges list

Six names were added to the list of approved American Paint Horse Association (APHA) judges following the organization’s annual applicant exam, which was held April 29 – May 1 at Cinder Lakes Ranch in Gainesville, Texas. Nine judge applicants evaluated 14 live classes before returning to a classroom setting to judge nine filmed classes. Next, […]

Teaching Showmanship

Teaching Showmanship

Cindy Young’s brand new instructional video “Training The Showmanship Horse” is a must-have for anyone serious about teaching all aspects of the pattern class to an equine partner. From set-ups to quarter turns, Cindy breaks down the maneuvers in easy to understand terms and shows the viewer exactly how the process should look. Cindy uses […]

Courtney Ryan Weds Mark Brockmueller

On a warm May evening surrounded by friends and family Courtney Suzanne Ryan wed Mark Brockmueller in a romantic ceremony in the backyard of couple’s new home in Whitesboro, Texas. On hand to celebrate were her mother, Nancy Sue Ryan, and long-time friends including Amy Mackie Smith, Jennifer Allan Holt and Jamie West. “I could not […]

Show For Dough

Show For Dough

“All money all the time” is the slogan for the Show For The Dough all breed event now under way at the Paul Battle Arena in Tunica, Mississippi. The brand new show, which continues through Sunday, offers classes open to any recognized breed in Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Trail, Western Riding, Showmanship, Horsemanship, Equitation and Riders With Disabilities. […]

What to Expect When Vaccinating

What to Expect When Vaccinating

We know you love your horse and understand that vaccinations can help protect it from life-threatening diseases. But vaccines can come with side effects due to the immune stimulation they have to create. Most of these effects are mild and transient, but it’s important to be able to distinguish between minor side effects and those […]

Laminitis drug is proving effective

Laminitis drug is proving effective

Laminil is the first injectable drug treatment for acute and active chronic laminitis that inhibits the inflammatory response and the laminitis cascade. Laminil can treat both acute laminitis and active chronic laminitis. The drug is a mast cell stabilizer that inhibits inflammatory mediators and other chemicals from being released from the mast cell in excess. […]

Western Furniture Made In America

Western Furniture Made In America

As a youth competitor Annelise Kimmel made a name for herself both in and out of the show pen for her chic and sophisticated style. It was this attention to detail and passion for art and design that first drew the 24-year-old from Covington, Ohio, to the idea of designing furniture. While on a trip […]

Ariat Reinvents Tradition

Ariat Reinvents Tradition

Ariat International, Inc., the leader in innovative Western and English equestrian apparel and footwear, introduces its Fall 2013 Fashion Footwear Collection. The theme for the season, Reinventing Tradition, combines Ariat’s equestrian heritage with modern design to create unique, contemporary boots. Featuring premium leathers, artisan techniques and unmatched comfort, the Fall 2013 Fashion Footwear Collection captures […]