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Tom Powers Futurity opens today in Michigan with wide range of classes

Tom Powers Futurity opens today in Michigan with wide range of classes

The Tom Powers Futurity, now in its 38th year got started today with great weather, great competition and great prizes. Stall rentals this year are about the same as last year, according to founder Tom Powers. The event is one of the largest and longest-running futurities in the world. A pre-futurity was featured on Sunday […]

Kari Grefsrud’s intricate work on saddles is to ‘dye for’

Kari Grefsrud’s intricate work on saddles is to ‘dye for’

So, you saved and sacrificed and finally you managed to purchase that show partner you hope will take you to the top. But now there’s no money left for a shiny new saddle to ride in. What can you do? Maybe you can put it on a credit card. But there may be another option. […]

2016 Quarter Horse Congress names All-Around Champions

2016 Quarter Horse Congress names All-Around Champions

The 2016 All American Quarter Horse Congress All-Around Champions have been announced. They are: Hi-Point All-Around Horse Champion – Dancin N The Dirt )pictured on front page0 owned by Natalie Vargo Reserve – Kamanyawannadance owned by Peyton B Bivins   Hi-Point All-Around Small Fry Champion – Emma Grace Gore with Hes Suddenly Handsom Reserve – […]

Average price of yearlings at Super Sale up 15 percent in 2016

Average price of yearlings at Super Sale up 15 percent in 2016

The 50th Annual Congress Super Sale featured the New Yearling Sale Stakes Session, which was met with a lot of enthusiasm and support, according to Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC. “With 105 yearling Western Pleasure prospects entered, the response from sellers was better than we expected,” he said. “Buyers supported the Yearling Sale […]

IEA appoints new board

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), celebrating its 15th season, announced the members of the 2016-2017 Board of Directors today. Jenny Mitchell of Woodstock, Maryland, is the new President of the Board of Directors and will serve a two-year term in this position. Previously, Mitchell served two years as President-Elect. This is also her second term […]

Dress (your space) Western

Dress (your space) Western

One way to keep a unique style in your home or office is to embrace your love for the west with a fresh, modern approach. Designers agree the rustic charm created with western furniture and complimentary accent pieces is appealing for many reasons. It is a reflection of those involved in the ranch, rodeo and western lifestyle. It’s rugged, yet elegant. It’s simple but durable. Inspired […]

AjPHA Youth World Show schedule now available

AjPHA Youth World Show schedule now available

It’s that time again—start dreaming big, because the AjPHA Youth World Championship Show is right around the corner! Make plans to attend this year’s fun-filled event by first checking out the tentative Youth World Show schedule available online at apha.com/ywcs/schedule. The Youth World Championship Show takes place June 27–July 9 in Fort Worth, Texas. Youth World Show […]

Tom Powers Futurity

Tom Powers Futurity

  It’s starting to fill up at the Berrien County fairgrounds in Michigan as competitors travel from all over to compete at one the most prestigious futurities in the country – The Tom Powers Triple Challenge. Judging this year’s futurity will be Christa Baldwin, John Briggs, Rick Christy, and Mike Hawkins.