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 […]

Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics

Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics

Nutritional supplements containing probiotics are popular purchases for some horse owners, even if not all of these products’ label claims are backed by research. But some researchers are working to better understand these probiotics’ effects on horses. At the 2013 Western Veterinary Conference, held Feb. 17-21, in Las Vegas, Nev., one veterinarian presented research behind […]

Tentative 2013 Congress Schedule Released

Tentative 2013 Congress Schedule Released

A tentative schedule for the 47th annual All American Quarter Horse Congress, held October 4-27, 2013 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, has been set by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. To download a complete schedule, visit: www.oqha.com/aaqhc/schedule.   New Classes A total of 16 classes have been added to the 2013 All […]

Raising Horse-Showing Standards

Raising Horse-Showing Standards

What you probably didn’t know about the AQHA World Championship Show judges and judging.  Last fall, when the National Football League referees went on strike, it became obvious to fans, players and coaches how important it is to have well-trained, consistent officials managing the games. Remember the controversial Hail Mary pass into the end zone during the […]

APHA Youth World Expands Opportunities

APHA Youth World Expands Opportunities

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) broke new ground in the equine industry when they announced that their 2013 American Junior Paint Horse Association (AjPHA) World Championship Show will be held simultaneously with the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) National and Youth World Championship Show this summer. The AjPHA Youth World Championship Show will take place […]

Hylton Maiden Slot Class

Hylton Maiden Slot Class

Jay Starnes and Zip By Machine win the Hylton Maiden 3-Year-Old & Over Western Pleasure. For the second year in a row, a horse bred and raised by Ray Burkhart of Knoxville, Tennessee, walked away with the big check at the Hylton Maiden 3-Year-Old & Over Western Pleasure Slot Class held at the Virginia Classic Quarter […]