Snow Isn’t The Only Winter Worry

Is your horse at risk for these common health challenges?

Horse-keeping during the winter brings its own unique challenges, and those challenges can wreak havoc on your horse’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract and increase his risk for digestive upset. However, with the right care and support, you can help ensure your horse has everything he needs to maintain a happy and healthy hindgut. Continue reading

Pony Club Cleans Up

Fourteen finalists took part in the 2015 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Championships held November 13-16 at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. Competitors took part in two written and horsemanship tests as a part of the first round. The top three highest placed individuals and teams were also given a practical test to decide the winners. Finalists were treated to seminars and clinics on braiding and plaiting, course design, and time management skills as well as presentations from presiding sponsor, The Plaid Horse. Continue reading

Million Dollar Daddy

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is proud to announce its newest Two Million Dollar Sire, Whiz N Tag Chex, bred by Bob Loomis and owned by Andre Tripoloni of Brazil. A 1999 stallion by NRHA Ten Million Dollar Sire Topsail Whiz out of Tag Chex by King Fritz, Whiz N Tag Chex was successful in the show pen prior to his lucrative career in the breeding shed. Continue reading