Indy Circuit

Indy Circuit

  The Indy Circuit got underway June 1, 2013 in New Castle, Indiana. The show, which has grown by 400 entries this year, hosted a pizza part for exhibitor’s. Judges for this year’s event were Scott Neuman, Tina Anderson, Sissy Anderson, and Liz Haynes.

Eron Dampier has training business in Belgium

Eron Dampier has training business in Belgium

Showing horses in Belgium is much different than in the United States. The programs are slower and people buy their horses “for life” so they are very demanding. They pick a horse apart and vet it out several times before a deal is sealed. It’s a lifestyle that took some adjustment for Eron Dampier but […]

Kerola and Cox Engaged

Kerola and Cox Engaged

Maggie Kerola and Brian Cox of Mr. Perry, Ohio, are happy to announce their recent engagement. Cox proposed on Memorial Day and the bride to be was so shocked by his proposal she literally fell over and gave herself a concussion. “I guess I got so excited I fell over,” Kerola says. “I am never […]

Discussion on Equine Anesthesia

Discussion on Equine Anesthesia

Dr. Mariana Crumley to Discuss Equine General Anesthesia During Free First Tuesday Lecture Presented by Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center On Tuesday, June 4 at 6:30pm, Mariana Crumley, DVM, will present a special lecture, Down for the Count: The Science and Art of General Anesthesia in Horses, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at Penn Vet’s […]

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. […]