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Zips Bossy Chip claims AQHA top youth point earner honor

Zips Bossy Chip claims AQHA top youth point earner honor

Zips Bossy Chip has smashed through American Quarter Horse Hall of Famer Van Decka’s 30-year record for the all-time leading youth horse by points. The record was set 30 years ago. In 1987, at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, Van Decka earned his last point, ending his Hall of Fame show career with 4,270 […]

Preview the Congress Super Sale entries on Friday

Preview the Congress Super Sale entries on Friday

Horse shoppers can watch the Preview of Sale horses offered in the 51st Annual Congress Super Sale on Friday Oct. 20, held with the All- American Quarter Horse Congress.   Shoppers will be treated to a Pig Roast luncheon during the sale preview beginning at noon in the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center “Potential bidders attending […]

New Congress Longe Line, Small Fry Working Hunter champions

New Congress Longe Line, Small Fry Working Hunter champions

It takes a special breeding program to raise a youngster talented enough to place at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress. Tom and Dominique Powers had two today in the same class. Stanley Scott of Ocala, Florida, showed Batters Up, a bay filly by Batt Man and out of Suddenly Some More, to a Congress Championship […]

Extremely Hot Chips in his final appearance at the Congress

Extremely Hot Chips in his final appearance at the Congress

His own show career has been nothing short of remarkable and with only seven foal crops on the ground it’s clear Extremely Hot Chips is going to be a powerhouse sire. Since purchasing the 2006 chestnut stallion by Blazing Hot and out of Miss Trophy Chip (by Zips Chocolate Chip) in 2012, Russ Louderback, Fishers, […]

Batt Man changes ownership; standing 2018 season in Texas

Batt Man changes ownership; standing 2018 season in Texas

AQHA World and Congress Champion sire Batt Man has new owners and he will be standing the 2018 breeding season at Joan Schroeder’s Kiowa Ranch in Collinsville, Texas, it was announced this week. Trevor Barnes and Jack Creditt, both of Ohio, are now the owners of the 2006 bay stallion, sired by Good Version and […]

There’s an app for that! Making life with horses easier

There’s an app for that! Making life with horses easier

Regardless of how many times you’ve made the trip to the All-American Quarter Horse Congress it’s nearly impossible to effectively navigate the event without help. With 26 days of classes, shopping and special events, a hand-written to-do list just can’t cut it. The nearly month long show, offers almost every approved AQHA class and multiple […]

AQHA Stallion Gone Viral to Stand at Stud for 2018 Breeding Season

AQHA Stallion Gone Viral to Stand at Stud for 2018 Breeding Season

Due to such a high volume of interest in multiple NSBA World Champion Stallion, Gone Viral, owner Kari Craft of Greensboro, Georgia is excited to announce that he will be standing to a limited number of mares in 2018! “We are looking forward to not only watching this great horse make his mark as a […]

Creating good sportsmanship at horse shows a team effort

Creating good sportsmanship at horse shows a team effort

We’ve all seen bad sportsmanlike behavior. Blaming, whining, rude comments, the silent treatment—just to name a few. In any competitive sport, examples of bad sportsmanship can be easy to spot from competitors of all ages. This is the reason it is important to teach kids what it means to be a good sport early on, […]

Prepping for Hurricane Irma: Horse community unites to stay safe

Prepping for Hurricane Irma: Horse community unites to stay safe

For the second time in less than a month the horse community is reaching out to help each other in the wake of adversity. In late August, a major relief effort — consisting of both monetary and supply donations — was coordinated to aid horses and their caretakers in Texas and Louisiana impacted by Hurricane […]

For Hayley Saul, the reward is watching youngsters excel

For Hayley Saul, the reward is watching youngsters excel

Ask Hayley Saul what makes her competitive in the show arena and her answer is simple. It’s all about her parents and the hard lessons she’s learned along the way. Hayley grew up in a family deeply involved in the life of competitive horse shows. Her parents, Dean and Kathie Saul, “showed hard” in the […]

AAEP Accepting Donations to Assist Horses Affected by Hurricane 

AAEP Accepting Donations to Assist Horses Affected by Hurricane 

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting aid to help horses in Texas, Louisiana and other states affected by Hurricane Harvey. Fund donations will be distributed among credible programs and organizations that are helping with recovery and rebuilding efforts in the aftermath and towards preparedness efforts for future disasters. […]

Masterson Farms closes the book for RL Best Of Sudden

Masterson Farms closes the book for RL Best Of Sudden

Masterson Farms, LLC, the home of RL Best Of Sudden, today announced that it will close his book to outside mares for the 2018 breeding season. Ken Masterson discussed the reasons for having limited his book in the past and for now closing it. He noted “RL Best Of Sudden will be 16 years of […]