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Pennsylvania kicks off summer show season in Centre Hall

Pennsylvania kicks off summer show season in Centre Hall

The Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Association hosted its Summer Kick Off May 19-21, at the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. Ranch Riding, Trail and Reining classes started of the program on Friday. Saturday got under way with a full slate of Halter classes, followed by Showmanship, Hunter Under Saddle and Equitation. Today judging will […]

Rusty Green Quarter Horses moves operation to Aubrey, Texas

Rusty Green Quarter Horses moves operation to Aubrey, Texas

Rusty and Katie Green have announced that they will be operating Rusty Green Show Horses, out of the Manion Ranch, located on Highway 377 in Aubrey, Texas. For over 35 years, Manion Ranch has stood many of the leading cutting sires. Rusty Green is just the second National Snaffle Bit Association rider to reach the […]

Cathy Starnes, Brenda Yates have been riding together for 50 years

Cathy Starnes, Brenda Yates have been riding together for 50 years

A friendship that ignited with horse racing down dirt roads followed by a splash into the cow pond to cool off is 50 years old this year and showing no signs of fading. Brenda Yates and Cathy Starnes, of South Carolina both show on the AQHA and NSBA circuits and have been friends since they met […]

All-Around winners at Level 1 East Championships named

All-Around winners at Level 1 East Championships named

After nearly a week of competition, top exhibitors earned prizes May 7 at the 2017 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina. Christine Gudas of Lafayette, Indiana, arrived in Raleigh with one goal: to finish in the top 10 in one class. She did that and more. At the end of the […]

Complete results from the Lucky 7 Classic AQHA Circuit

Complete results from the Lucky 7 Classic AQHA Circuit

  A little rain didn’t deter exhibitors from flocking to Murfreesboro, Tennessee for the Lucky 7 Classic. With large numbers in Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Trail and over 40 in Performance Halter classes the show lived up to its reputation  “where good horses come to show.” Saturday featuerd a Kentucky Derby party for exhibitors and their […]

Final Level 1 Championship Under Way in North Carolina

Final Level 1 Championship Under Way in North Carolina

  The third leg of the AQHA Level 1 Championship got underway today in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bright sunny skies and perfect temperatures greeted Level 1 competitors for the first day of competition at the James B Hunt Horse Complex. The show runs May 2-7, 2017 and features Rookie as well as Level 1 classes for […]

Nicole Kuklinski and Sketchie Details coming together as a team

Nicole Kuklinski and Sketchie Details coming together as a team

Nicole Kuklinski wasn’t even looking for a new show partner when Sketchie Details caught her eye at a horse show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin early in the summer of 2015. But the Michigan native knew right then and there she had to have him. “I remember looking at him in his stall and thinking ‘Wow, he’s […]

NJQHA Kicks Off Show Season with Dream Show

NJQHA Kicks Off Show Season with Dream Show

  The New Jersey Quarter Horse Association is presenting its first show circuit of the 2017 year with a split/combined show at the Gloucester County Dream Park in Swedesboro. Action got started on Thursday night with Trail classes for Green, Amateur, Amateur Select, Youth and Small Fry. Showmanship kicked off today’s competition, followed by Hack, […]

Industry mourns loss of legendary broodmare Goodbars Glamourgirl

Industry mourns loss of legendary broodmare Goodbars Glamourgirl

Tim and Barb Delf, of Blue Grass, Iowa, report the death of legendary American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) broodmare, Goodbars Glamourgirl today just two weeks before her 21st birthday. Sired by Zippos Mr Good Bar and out of Mitos Magic Moment, Goodbars Glamourgirl is an all-time leading AQHA dam. Her foals have earned over 5,100 […]

The European show season kicks off with the Bavarian Spring Classic

The European show season kicks off with the Bavarian Spring Classic

Although some small shows are held before, the Bavarian Spring Classic is the first major show and marks the beginning of the show season in Europe. From April 18th to April 23rd, the “Crème de la Crème” of European All Around and Reining competitors made their way to Kreuth, Rieden, in Bavaria to show in […]

Virginia Horse Park hosts joint ApHC and APHA show

Virginia Horse Park hosts joint ApHC and APHA show

  Spring in the Shenandoah Valley brings new hope to the Shenandoah Blue Ridge Appaloosa Association’s Lee Jackson Classic. With rising costs at show facilities the ApHC affiliate has joined forces with the Virginia Paint Horse Club to combine the two shows. “Show numbers have been falling off lately,” said Karen Pennington, show manager for […]

Cole Baker rides Will Be A Good Chip to win in Kim Rich Memorial

Cole Baker rides Will Be A Good Chip to win in Kim Rich Memorial

Cole Baker rode Will Be A Good Chip to a win today in the Fourth Annual Kim Rich Memorial Green Western Pleasure at the Pro Am Quarter Horse Circuit in Conyers, Georgia. Will Be A Good Chip is a 2013 bay gelding, sired by Good I Will Be and out of Chipalilly, and is owned […]