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 […]

Overlapping Youth World Shows

Overlapping Youth World Shows

A new arrangement between two of the nation’s largest equine breeds will present many ways for young equestrians and their families to interact this summer in Fort Worth, Texas. This summer, the AjPHA Youth World Show and the World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show will be held simultaneously at Will Rogers Memorial Center. In addition to […]

Plenty to do and see in Fort Worth

Plenty to do and see in Fort Worth

As the 16th largest city in the United States and part of the No. 1 tourist destination in Texas, Fort Worth welcomes nearly 5.5 million visitors each year. No other city boasts such an unmistakable mix of preserved Western heritage and unrivaled artistic offerings. Whether you prefer to spend your time in a museum or watching the world’s […]

Conyers, the Crepe Myrtle Capital

Conyers, the Crepe Myrtle Capital

History of Conyers The history of Conyers and Rockdale County is diverse and dates back over ten thousand years. Early natives known as “The Mound Builders” were one of many groups who visited Rockdale’s gentle hills, lakes and streams. Much later, the Creek and Cherokee Nations shared a common border, the “Great Indian Road,” now […]

Movie Night at the Buckeye Classic

Movie Night at the Buckeye Classic

During your stay in Sunbury, Ohio for the Buckeye Classic you will be offered a chance to enjoy history.  From the historic Myers Inn to the antique shops lining the square, there’s something for every history buff. Sunbury is a village in Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population was 4,400 at the 2010 census. The […]

Novice Championship Health Requirements

Novice Championship Health Requirements

Before exhibitors and their American Quarter Horses land in Las Vegas or Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for the 2013 AQHA Novice championship shows, they are encouraged to read the equine health requirements for each event. SmartPak AQHA West Novice Championship Show To enter the grounds of the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, transporters of […]

Qualifiers For 2013 AQHA World Shows

Qualifiers For 2013 AQHA World Shows

Competitors can now verify their qualification to the 2013 Built Ford Tough AQHYA and Adequan Select World championship shows. The list of qualifiers to date will be updated every Friday on the respective website for each world show. The current lists are based on results from all shows prior to January 1, 2013, as well […]