Keeneland Sales to Sponsor Coast-to-Coast Grade 1 Filly Stakes at Saratoga and Del Mar

By , July 16, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY (July 15, 2024) – Keeneland Sales has announced it will return as the presenting sponsor of the Alabama (G1) at Saratoga Race Course and build on years of support of California racing, which includes last year’s Sorrento (G3) sponsorship, by becoming the presenting sponsor of the Del Mar Oaks (G1).  Keeneland’s continued endorsement of these …

Horse & Country Partners with USEA to Broadcast Extensive Free Live Coverage of 2024 AEC Presented by Nutrena Feeds

By , July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024 – Lexington, KY – Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international sports network, is pleased to announce the extension of its partnership with the United States Eventing Association (USEA) to provide exclusive streaming and video coverage of the 2024 USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC), presented by Nutrena Feeds. H&C will also be …

Retired Racehorse Project Elects New Board Members

By , July 15, 2024

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today the election of two new members to its board of directors. Patrick Cummings is the executive director of the National Thoroughbred Alliance (NTA), a consultative organization founded by leading owner Mike Repole. Prior to launching the NTA, Cummings led the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation during its five-year operation, achieving …

Superheros of the Horse World To Kick Off the 2024 Hampton Classic

By , July 15, 2024

Join us once again – on Monday, August 26th, for the annual Hampton Classic Adoption Day sponsored by Georgina Bloomberg with adoptable horses presented by the EQUUS Foundation from 1:30 to 3:00 pm in the Grand Prix Ring — and a sneak preview on Sunday, August 25th, during the Opening Ceremony with a parade of …

WDAA World Championship Show Future Stars Will be Awarded through the Lynn Palm Western Dressage Fund

By , July 15, 2024

Since 2021, the Lynn Palm Western Dressage Fund has awarded outstanding junior riders for their efforts at the annual WDAA World Championship Show with the Lynn Palm Future Star Award. In its early years as a single award to the highest scoring junior rider, it has since evolved into a $500 award for the highest …

Save With an AQHA Fuel Card and Support Youth Programs

By , July 15, 2024

AQHA members save 15 cents a gallon with an AQHA Fuel Card and an additional 5 cents per gallon comes back to youth programs through a new partnership with On the Go Fuel.  The American Quarter Horse Association has partnered with On the Go Fuel to offer members diesel fuel discounts at over 4,500 major …

New Biography Connects Young Readers to the Life Story of Marguerite Henry and Misty of Chincoteague

By , July 15, 2024

“Marguerite, Misty and Me” by Susan Friedland now available for middle grade audience. In 2023, after launching the biography “Marguerite, Misty and Me” on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, during Pony Penning Week, author Susan Friedland spoke to students at Chincoteague Elementary School about Marguerite Henry’s writing practices and Misty, the real pony from Henry’s bestseller “Misty …

100X shows brings $1 million dollar derby to first international event: The 100X European Classic presented by Bo Ranch

By , July 15, 2024

Paris, France – July 10, 2024 – 100X Shows is thrilled to present its first show outside the United States: The 100X European Classic presented by Bo Ranch, taking place from July 9 to 13, 2024, just 45 minutes outside of Paris, France. Bo Ranch, located in La Chapelle La Reine, France is the largest ranch in …

Mustang Challenge 2024 to be Streamed on RideTV

By , July 15, 2024

Las Vegas, NV – July 11, 2024 – The highly anticipated Mustang Challenge 2024 will be livestreamed on RideTV, both live and on-demand, starting Thursday, July 11. This event, hosted at the South Point Arena, will mark the richest western discipline national mustang competition showcasing the talents of the American Mustang and their trainers. The …

2024 Thoroughbred Makeover Silent Auction Now Accepting Donations

By , July 15, 2024

Support the Retired Racehorse Project’s biggest Thoroughbred Makeover fundraiser! Can you make a contribution to support the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) on Thoroughbred aftercare’s largest stage? Donate an item or experience to the 2024 Thoroughbred Makeover Silent Auction, one of the RRP’s most popular fundraisers of the year! Donations are now being accepted: please visit …

2024 Ethos Award Honorees Announced

By , July 15, 2024

Saratoga Springs, NY, July 6, 2024—The 2024 Ethos Award co-founders Jess Saalfield and Roberta Wilmore are excited to announce that the 2024 Ethos Award will be presented at the historic landmark, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY. The Ethos Award recognizes individuals who advance the engagement of Black …

Nikki’s Notes: Do Your Marketing Pros Know Horses?

By , July 15, 2024

Avant Marketeer Nikki Alvin-Smith Offers Timely Insights For Your Marketing Delight Unfortunately the generic branding efforts and keyword collections are not enough to engage educated horse folks to step up and buy an equine product. I say unfortunately, but perhaps I should say fortunately, because otherwise equestrian writers with well-earned credentials would be condemned to …

ONE-OF-A-KIND MEMORABILIA OPPORTUNITY TO BENEFIT HHYF

By , July 15, 2024

The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is most pleased to offer a unique pair of cleats donated by  New York Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes Jr. to the highest bidder in a special online auction graciously hosted by Preferred Equine Online.  The shoes which feature Standardbred racehorse Tam Major were worn by Mr. Cortes during the May …

Grand Meadows Cares Series: Make Rational Decisions In Equine Ration Choices

By , July 15, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith There is a feast of forage and feed choices available to delight the modern-day equid. But is what’s new better than what came before? Sourcing heritage grains, non-GMO ingredients, organically grown and even more importantly, harvested hay, that is hopefully ‘sans pickling’ and not treated other preservative applications, are becoming increasingly difficult …

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announces July events coinciding with Saratoga Race Course summer meeting  

By , July 15, 2024

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present several events during July to coincide with the opening of the Saratoga Race Course summer meeting, which opens Thursday. For a complete list of Museum events and more details, please visit racingmuseum.org. Additionally, the Museum will present special exhibitions celebrating …

Olympic Horse Preparation & Management

By , July 15, 2024

Live Zoom discussion July 15 July 8, 2024: New York City, NY:  Get ready for the Paris Olympics with expert veterinary insights on the preparation and management of the remarkable horses that compete at this level. All are invited to join this free, live Zoom discussion with four of IGNITE’s equine veterinary experts and a …

EQUINE AFFAIRE PARTNERS WITH WESTERN EDGE FOR TICKET SALES AND MORE!

By , July 15, 2024

Elevate your Equine Affaire experience with the Western Edge app. LONDON, OH, July 8, 2024 – Equine Affaire is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Western Edge, a premier mobile app platform designed for the Western sports community. Starting July 10, horse lovers can purchase their tickets for the 2024 Equine Affaire in …

Premier Equestrian Introduces Factory Direct Pricing for The Sundance Dressage Arena, Offering Up to 25% Savings

By , July 15, 2024

Sandy, UT (July 4, 2024) — Premier Equestrian, a leading provider of premium equestrian arenas and horse arena footing, is thrilled to announce the launch of factory-direct manufacturing and pricing for its renowned Sundance Dressage Arena. With this new initiative, clients can now enjoy exclusive savings of up to 25% by purchasing the Sundance Dressage …

Singer / Songwriter/ ‘hippie chic cowgirl’ Templeton Thompson encourages EVERYONE who NEEDS ENCOURAGEMENT to GET BACK GET BACK GET BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN

By , July 15, 2024

Singer / Songwriter/ ‘hippie chic cowgirl’ Templeton Thompson encourages EVERYONE who NEEDS ENCOURAGEMENT to GET BACK GET BACK GET BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – It’s definitely been & continues to be a GET BACK GET BACK GET BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN kinda time for singer / songwriter / ‘hippie chic cowgirl’ …

Tom Stout named Albert G. Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction at UK’s Gluck Equine Research Center

By , July 15, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky.— July 3, 2024 By Holly Wiemers The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center at the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Stout as Albert G. Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction. He will officially assume his new role this fall. “I am excited …

MONTANA CENTER FOR HORSEMANSHIP PRESENTS “HORSE TO HUMAN” ANNUAL CONFERENCE & HORSE CLINICS & FEATURING RECORDING ARTISTS IAN MUSNICK, ROB QUIST, OPEN RANGE PLUS AWARD WINNING HORSE FILMS SEPTEMBER 5-7 IN DILLON, MONTANA

By , July 15, 2024

Dillon, Montana, July 3, 2024 — Horse to Human – the Next Generation in Horsemanship, has announced several of award winning horse and western films for this year’s Equus International Film Festival, part of the annual Conference and Clinics at the Montana Center for Horsemanship. Recording artist Ian Musnick, producer of “Voices of the West” …

Mustang Challenge – presented by Western Horseman and the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program

By , July 15, 2024

South Point Arena, Las Vegas, NV. – July 11-13, 2024 The richest national western discipline mustang competition.                                                               $50,000 to the Champion. $125,000 total purse. The goal of The Mustang Challenge is to showcase the skill and adaptability of the American mustang and the talented trainers that work with them in the Western discipline. The event …

Altano Group Strengthens Global Equine Veterinary Network with the addition of Paton & Martin

By , July 15, 2024

[Lexington, KY] – Altano Group, a leading international network of veterinary clinics specializing in equine care, is thrilled to announce their strategic partnership with Paton & Martin Veterinary Services Ltd., an esteemed equine practice based in British Columbia, Canada. Paton & Martin’s outstanding reputation in Western Canada and their focus on compassionate, innovative care perfectly …

Horizon Structures Is Bringing The House Down

By , July 15, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith Leading modular barn company Horizon Structures LLC, is pleased to announce that they will literally be, ‘bringing the house down,’ to the 2024 Equine Affaire event in West Springfield, MA, Nov 7th-10th. In this case, a Barndominium. The leading modular horse barn company, Horizon Structures, LLC., has recently added four highly-functional and …

Former AHP Student Award Winner Releases Debut Historical Fiction Novel

By , July 15, 2024

Ada, Mich.—Debut author, horse enthusiast and former American Horse Publications Award Student Winner Nicole M. Miller joins the ranks of World War II novelists with a gripping tale that takes readers to Eastern Poland. Drawn from true events, Until Our Time Comes offers an epic story of escape, capture, resistance, and love that follows the …

Premier Equestrian Announces Sizzling Summer Sale

By , July 15, 2024

Up to 20% Off on Footing Products Sandy, UT (July 1, 2024) — Premier Equestrian, Inc. the renowned leader in equestrian arena solutions, is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated Summer Sale, offering unbeatable discounts on its premium footing products and a range of other exceptional equestrian essentials. For a limited time, riders, trainers, and …

National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show To Be Held

By , June 28, 2024

The National Snaffle Bit Association’s 2024 NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity will take place August 8-18 at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “The National Snaffle Bit Association is looking forward to returning to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for our association’s biggest event of the year,” noted Stephanie Lynn, NSBA’s executive …

Horses & Humans Research Foundation – Join Us in July for Two Free Webinars

By , June 28, 2024

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is excited to announce two free webinars in July!  Sign up today! Join HHRF on July 10, 2024 at noon (ET) for a free webinar to help understand decisions, realities, and steps to take in best preparing for a good goodbye for equine partners in our care.  Let’s put as …

Study to Examine Selenium Blood Concentration in Ontario Broodmares and Foals

By , June 28, 2024

Selenium deficient soil can lead to several conditions in domestic animals including white muscle disease.  Of importance to Ontario horse breeders is the fact that most foals are born with low blood selenium concentrations.  Some clinical signs of low selenium levels may include dysphagia or weak suckle reflex due to pharyngeal/masticatory muscle weakness.  Southern Ontario …

Keeneland Fall Meet Stakes Schedule Soars to Record $9.6 Million

By , June 27, 2024

Purse increases for four stakes led by $600,000 Bryan Station; two stakes upgraded Keeneland has added a total of $550,000 to the purses of four 2024 Fall Meet stakes – led by $300,000 to double the value of the Bryan Station (G3), a race for 3-year-olds at 1 mile on the turf, to $600,000 – …

Brooke USA Hosts Day of Giving

By , June 27, 2024

≈ In Honor of Dorothy Brooke’s Birthday Month ≈ Brooke USA Foundation celebrates its first Day of Giving on Sunday, June 30 to honor the legacy of the Brooke family of charities’ founder Dorothy Brooke. In support of current projects taking place in vulnerable communities across the world and right here in the United States, …

Equestrian Brands Small Business Contest Announcement

By , June 27, 2024

The Plaid Horse supports innovation, entrepreneurship, and growth of collaborative and pro-equestrian ventures. We are pleased to offer our first brand competition in 2024, designed to support and grow small and new equestrian innovation in 2025. Prizes Grand Champion The Grand Champion prize will be awarded to a single brand featured as the April 2025 …

American Horse Council Annual Conference a Resounding Educational & Legislative Success

By , June 27, 2024

The American Horse Council (AHC) held its 55th annual conference June 9-12, 2024, in Washington DC.  The audience of equine industry leaders from breed/discipline associations, veterinarians, educators and industry stakeholders was presented with a diverse range of content and networking opportunities. On Sunday, June 9th, a distinguished panel spoke about Social License to Operate and …

Over 1200 New Premium Equine Images Now Available in Shelley Paulson’s Stock Photo Library

By , June 27, 2024

Shelley Paulson, a commercial, stock, and editorial equine photographer, announces a major content update to her Equine Stock Photo Library. https://shelleypaulsonstock.com/ This searchable library features over 16,000 beautifully lit, fully edited images in rich, life-like colors. Brands and publications across the world use Shelley’s library to build trust with their audience using premium equestrian-approved stock …

EQUUS Television Network Announces Final Call for Equine Focused Films or Podcasts for the 2024 Tryon International Film Festival

By , June 27, 2024

The Tryon International Film Festival (TRIFF) has extended the deadline for equine focused film and podcast submissions to July 15, 2024. This is a final opportunity for filmmakers and podcasters with equine-related content, to showcase their work to a wide audience through TRIFF and the EQUUS Television Network. Equine creators are encouraged to take advantage of …

Grand Meadows Cares Series: Nanoflex™: When Nanoscience Surpasses Expectations – The Inside Scoop

By , June 27, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith The billions of benefits that nanoscience technology brings to our world are not as always the best understood by the general populace. Professionals in the horse arena tend to delve deeper than most when it comes to research and development background on a product before administering to horses in their charge. Or …

Paul Mellon, Ruffian, and Harry M. Stevens Exhibitions Highlight Summer Season at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

By , June 26, 2024

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special exhibitions celebrating the legacies of Hall of Fame members Paul Mellon and Ruffian this summer. Both exhibits open to the public on Thursday, July 11. “We are excited to honor and share the legacies of these two outstanding Hall of Fame members,” said …

CALL FOR ENTRIES! “Why My Favorite Horse Would Love to be a Breyer Model” Essay Contest!

By , June 26, 2024

Winners to Receive Special Custom Breyer Model for Breyer’s 75th Anniversary Celebration Deadline for entries: July 31st, 2024 It’s the million dollar question! How can you get a Breyer model of your favorite horse? The answer could be in your hands—or words! As part of Breyer Animal Creation’s 75th anniversary celebration in 2025, we’re throwing …

University of Kentucky Appoints New Veterinary Science Chair and Gluck Equine Research Center Director

By , June 26, 2024

The UK Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment appoints Brett Sponseller to lead the Veterinary Science department and Gluck Equine Research Center. His wife, Beatrice, joins the team as a clinical professor in the department.  By Holly Wiemers The University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) announces the appointment of …

The Plaid Horse $10,000 Equestrian Voices Creative Writing Contest

By , June 26, 2024

Have you entered The Plaid Horse Magazine’s writing contest yet? If not, there is still time to enter your submission! The 2024 Theme: A trainer who has made a significant impact on your life. Please note that the theme is a guide, not a requirement. All well-written articles eligible for award and to win. Rules …

Join Us in Celebrating Two National Horse Events in July

By , June 25, 2024

Are you #HereforHorses? On July 15 and July 17, join the American Horse Council (AHC) and the AHC Marketing Alliance in celebrating “National I Love Horses Day” and “National Meet a Horse Day”. On these special days, share your love for horses with your friends, family, and community by tagging #HereforHorses and encourage everyone to …

Horizon Structures Presents Series: Breeding Shed Barn Design Tips

By , June 25, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith  While the term ‘breeding shed’ is still in colloquial use today, the reality is that the modern-day horse breeding facilities encompass horse barn lifestyles for stallions, mares and their progeny with cleverly designed facets that make the housing both horse and human more user-friendly than ever before. The investment required to purchase …

#WeRideTogether Hosts Free Community Creativity Day and Silent Auction Fundraiser During the USHJA Gladstone Cup Equitation Classic, Presented by Intermont Equestrian at Emory & Henry University, at Traverse City Horse Shows

By , June 25, 2024

First 100 attendees take home goodie bags filled with Kelcie’s Horse Treats, Dreamers & Schemers socks, gift certificates, and more, and first 50 trainers receive a free Equestrian Stockholm saddle pad! #WeRideTogether, a nonprofit whose mission is to prevent sexual misconduct in sport through education, awareness, and resources, is continuing to spark conversation around the …

Dorothy Brooke: A Hero Worth Celebrating

By , June 25, 2024

Join Brooke USA Continue June Homage to this Extraordinary Woman Dorothy Brooke, the founder of the Brooke family of charities, including Brooke USA Foundation (Brooke USA), is a hero worth celebrating. Each year during the month of June, Brooke USA pays homage to Dorothy and with just a few days to end the month, a …

Horse Trivia Time!

By , June 24, 2024

Are you ready for an e-book full of fun facts all about equines? Equine Connection and Equine Guelph have partnered on an online educational initiative, “Who Knew? Fun Facts & Why it Matters. After collecting input from our followers and adding a few of our own lessor known truths, the e-book is ready to share.  …

Horses & Humans Research Foundation Welcomes New Development Director

By , June 24, 2024

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is excited to announce our newest member to the team, Chloe Garrison. Chloe has stepped into the new role as Development Director! Chloe has enjoyed a nearly decade long career in the nonprofit industry, starting in direct services and transitioning to a successful career on the development side. From grant writing …

American Horse Council Announces Board of Trustees Officers

By , June 24, 2024

American Horse Council (AHC) President, Julie Broadway announces the following changes to AHC Board of Trustees: At the June 2024 AHC Annual Meeting, the Board of Trustees elected the following Officers: Marilyn Bertera, Chair; representing US Trotting Association (USTA). Joe Wilson, Vice Chair; representing Thoroughbred Racing Association (TRA). Matt Iuliano, Treasurer; representing The Jockey Club. …

EQUESTRIAN+  Launches Exclusive Grooming Video with Evan Donadt, “EvanGrooms” 

By , June 24, 2024

EQUESTRIAN+ is excited to announce the release of a new grooming video featuring professional dressage groom and social media personality Evan Donadt, also known as “EvanGrooms.” This exclusive video will bring a blend of humor, expertise and practical grooming advice to members of EQUESTRIAN+, the premier training video platform providing world-class training from the top …

NRCHA Cow Horse Incentive Opens Stallion Subscriptions

By , June 24, 2024

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Cow Horse Incentive has opened stallion subscriptions. The program, launched earlier this spring, advances the previous Subscribed Stallion Program to bring larger payouts and more recognition to the sport of reined cow horse. “We are thrilled to launch this incentive that aims to accelerate the recognition and popularity …

Grand Meadows Cares Series: Training Techniques For Your Horse – Part 2 Temperament

By , June 24, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith As a horse owner, trainer and/or competitor you always want your horse to reach its full potential. Whenever we are schooling we must always account for the horse as an individual. There are many factors that influence the nuances of temperament during a horse’s career; changes in environmental factors; herd dynamics; changes …

PATH Intl. Releases Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor Skills Book

By , June 24, 2024

The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) has released the Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor Skills book to provide activities, concepts, and practical guidance for PATH Intl. CTRI® candidates, mentors, equine-assisted services industry professionals and those interested in starting their journey into therapeutic horsemanship. The new PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor (CTRI) Skills includes mentor discussion …

How to Watch the 2024 Patriot Reno Ropings

By , June 21, 2024

Here’s everything you need to know about The Patriot Reno live stream exclusively on Roping.com. The Patriot Reno is right around the corner, with team roping, breakaway and calf roping action kicking off June 24, 2024, and running through June 28. Here is how to watch The Patriot Reno. With a Roping.com membership, get the …

Road to the Horse 2025: A Colt of Many Colors

By , June 21, 2024

Since 2003, Road to the Horse has positioned itself as the industry’s most prestigious colt starting challenge. Creativity and innovation have been key components to the continued success of the event throughout the last two decades. With that in mind, the colt starting action at Road to the Horse 2025 will not disappoint as the …

Linda Mars and the Mars Portfolio of Equine-Focused Products and Services Partner with Equine Network, LLC, to Launch My Senior Horse

By , June 20, 2024

My Senior Horse aims to provide invaluable support to owners and managers of senior equids. Equine Network, LLC, today announced the launch of MySeniorHorse.com, an innovative platform aspiring to be the world’s leading source of information for horses, ponies, donkeys and mules that are 15 years of age and older. The site is launched in …

Preventing Dehydration in the Horse

By , June 20, 2024

With exercise, the body temperature rises. This heat must be dissipated, or the horse will literally “cook”!  The body cools itself through the evaporation of sweat, so sweating is especially important for the exercising horse. The sweat contains water and electrolytes, or salts. The main electrolytes are sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. When the …

2024 USPC Festival Upper-Level Member Showcase Evening To Be Streamed Live and Exclusively on Horse & Country

By , June 20, 2024

Horse & Country (H&C), the leading international equestrian sports network, will exclusively livestream the United States Pony Clubs’ (USPC) Upper-Level Member Showcase held during the 2024 USPC Festival from the Rolex Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, on the evening of July 18, 2024. The USPC Festival Upper-Level Member Showcase will also …

Horizon Structures Presents Series: Where To Put All That Farm Stuff

By , June 20, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith Any horse farm will necessarily require areas for storage of equipment and supplies. Sheltering these valuable assets from the vagaries of poor or extreme weather conditions such as high wind, heavy snowfall, ice damage, rust-inducing moisture/rainfall and also theft, will require special storage solutions. Additionally horse supplies such as hay and bedding …

Equine Network, LLC Launches MySeniorHorse.com to Support Senior Equids

By , June 20, 2024

New Website Dedicated to the Care and Welfare of Horses, Donkeys, and Mules Aged 15 Years and Older Equine Network, LLC, has partnered with Linda Mars and the Mars portfolio of equine-focused products and services and is proud to announce the launch of MySeniorHorse.com, a dedicated website aimed at educating and assisting owners and managers …

SAVE THE DATE! Tickets for Equine Affaire and Fantasia Go On Sale July 10

By , June 20, 2024

As your summer calendar fills with dates for horse shows and trail rides, here’s one more very important date for you to save: July 10! That’s the day advance tickets go on sale for Equine Affaire in Massachusetts and the Fantasia —Equine Affaire’s musical celebration of the horse. Equine Affaire will return to the Eastern …

United States Pony Clubs to Host Meeting of the Pony Club International Alliance in July During 2024 USPC Festival

By , June 19, 2024

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (USPC) is excited to announce that it will be hosting ambassadors from countries within the Pony Club International Alliance (PCIA), July 16–20, 2024, during the 2024 USPC Festival, which is set for July 15-22 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Pony Club representatives will be here from …

Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Sports Medicine, Tricky Cases and Deciphering Diagnostic Modalities

By , June 19, 2024

Summer Dinner and Discussion Hosted by the Kentucky Horse Council If you’ve ever wondered how veterinarians hone their sleuthing skills, if your horse qualifies for a “sports medicine” vet or what all those high-tech diagnostic thingamajigs DO, you are not alone! We hope you’ll join the Kentucky Horse Council and a team of veterinarians from …

Claiborne Farm and Lane’s End Farm Co-Sponsor Thoroughbred Makeover Former Broodmare Division

By , June 18, 2024

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today that Claiborne Farm and Lane’s End Farm have committed to a co-sponsorship of the Former Broodmare division at the 2024 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America. First run as a pilot program in 2023, the Former Broodmare division is now an official competition …

IGNITE’s Hot Summer of Horse Sense

By , June 18, 2024

Summer is here. School’s out. Some people are taking a break from learning. Not IGNITE. The IGNITE community of sport horse veterinarians, physios, farriers, researchers, owners, riders and coaches, etc. turns up the heat on advancing equine athlete care, longevity and injury prevention. 5 Hot IGNITE Topics #1. 25% off first payment on all membership …

IEA Launches Founders Day GIVE Campaign

By , June 18, 2024

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is excited to announce the launch of the 2024 IEA Founders Day GIVE, a one-day online giving campaign dedicated to supporting the IEA National Scholarship Fund. This special event will take place on Monday, July 29, 2024, from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM EST. IEA Founders Day GIVE aims to …

Mustang Challenge – Sponsored by Schaefer Outfitter

By , June 17, 2024

Mustang Challenge / South Point Arena, Las Vegas, NV, July 11-13, 2024 – the richest western discipline national mustang competition. Mustang Champions is proud to announce that Schaefer Outfitter is the official apparel sponsor of the Mustang Challenge. “We are proud to be a part of the first ever Mustang Challenge,” stated Schaefer Outfitter VP …

Equine Network Foundation Hosts Volunteer Day at Rising Starr Rescue in Wilton, CT

By , June 17, 2024

Over 80 Volunteers Joined Forces to Make a Difference, Supported by Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Purina®, and Absorbine®. The EN Foundation is proud to announce a successful volunteer day at Rising Starr Rescue in Wilton, Connecticut, courtesy of the A Home for Every Horse program. The event brought together over 80 dedicated volunteers from valued supporters, including …

NRHA Announces New Corporate Partnership with 7 Lakes Ranch

By , June 17, 2024

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) proudly announces its newest corporate partnership with 7 Lakes Ranch, a newly constructed 236-acre reining facility based in Purcell, Oklahoma. Founders Janice Laney and Thiago Boechat spent the last three years building the 236-acre reining facility from the ground up. The vision began with the purchase of a majestic …

Join Us for the Ultimate Equine Celebration: Horse Week, Presented by Boehringer Ingelheim

By , June 17, 2024

WATCH. LEARN. BE INSPIRED. Celebrate the magnificence of horses during Horse Week, an online film festival, proudly presented by Boehringer Ingelheim. This extraordinary event unites horse enthusiasts from around the globe in a weeklong online film festival dedicated to the awe-inspiring world of horses. Boehringer Ingelheim returns as the title sponsor of Horse Week for …

Nikki’s Notes: Career As A Professional Writer On The Books? Then Read This…

By , June 14, 2024

Avant Marketeer Nikki Alvin-Smith Offers Timely Insights For Your Marketing Delight  There are many ups and downs in any writing career. Creative enterprises are often subject to subjective viewpoints and catching that ‘big break’ that affords brilliant opportunities for personal development and financial stability can be elusive. If you are trying to get a publisher …

Mareworthy Charities & the Retired Racehorse Project to Host Thoroughbred Broodmare Transition Symposium

By , June 13, 2024

Mareworthy Charities and the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) jointly announced today the hosting of the Thoroughbred Broodmare Transition Symposium on July 10, 2024 at Spy Coast Farm in Lexington, KY. The symposium is designed to provide education for trainers and riders about the unique needs of former Thoroughbred broodmares through demonstrations and panel discussions. Symposium …

Premier Equestrian Partners with FireHorse Rescue Kits

By , June 13, 2024

For superior barn fire protection.  Premier Equestrian, a long-time international supplier of equestrian equipment, footing, and expertise, is now an official distributor for the innovative barn fire safety tool, FireHorse Rescue Kits. Premier Equestrian’s line of arena footing, arena drags, dressage arenas and horse jumps, ground and floor products, and barn accessories are designed for safety …

Voting Kicks Off for Third Annual Best of Western Horseman Awards

By , June 13, 2024

World’s Leading Horse Magazine Since 1936 Recognizes Pioneers in the Western Industry For 88 years, the pages of Western Horseman have told the unique stories of companies, people and events that have shaped the Western world into what it is today. This brand has dedicated its mission to expanding the West and educating its admirers. …

Youth Can Learn from Equine Industry Mentor During Fall 2024 Amplify Mentorship Program

By , June 13, 2024

Amplify Horse Racing is accepting applications for the fall 2024 intake of its Mentorship Program, now through June 30. The program provides an introductory step for youth and young adults who want to learn more about the Thoroughbred industry by matching them with experienced industry professionals who can offer career guidance. The fall session will …

2024 NRHyA Art & Photo Contest Winners

By , June 13, 2024

The National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) is thrilled to announce the winners of the highly anticipated 2024 NRHyA Art & Photo Contest sponsored by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. This annual competition celebrates the creative talents of our youth members, showcasing their unique perspectives and artistic interpretations of the reining community, their …

United States Pony Clubs Seeking Speakers for 2025 USPC Convention in January; Apply by July 1

By , June 11, 2024

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (USPC or Pony Club) invites members of the equestrian community to speak at the 2025 USPC Convention, which will be hosted by USPC and the Great Lakes Region, January 22–26, 2025, at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City, Mich. The USPC Convention provides a unique platform …

World Leader in Equestrian Publishing Offered for Sale

By , June 11, 2024

For almost 40 years, Trafalgar Square Books (TrafalgarBooks.com) has been the industry authority in equestrian book publishing. Now, in a rare opportunity, this small, privately owned company is offered for sale. TSB Publisher Caroline Robbins wishes to retire, and Managing Director Martha Cook and Managing Editor Rebecca Didier hope to see the business acquired by an interest that …

Grand Meadows Cares Series: Soundness Training Techniques For Your Horse – Part 1 Conformation

By , June 11, 2024

by Nikki Alvin-Smith There are many factors that influence the longevity and soundness of a horse. Aside from the obvious aspects of proper equine nutrition and feed supplement/topical joint and digestion support products, top notch horse care practices and good riding talent, there are many training techniques that can help reduce the risk of any …

Gina McKnight Interviews Heather Smith, WPRA Barrel Racer, Author and Creator of BarrelRacingTips.com

By , June 7, 2024

Gina McKnight, Monday Creek Publishing, author, freelance writer, equestrian, blogger, and poet invites readers to explore her international blog, Riding & Writing, about horses, writers, authors, books, cowboys, equestrians, photographers, artists, poets, poems, and more horses. Winning Barrels: An Interview with Heather Smith, WPRA Barrel Racer, Author: Heather Smith knows that success is determined by work ethic and intentional …

Applications for the Young Investigators Grants Open Until June 30, 2024

By , June 7, 2024

The Foundation for the Horse has now opened its Young Investigator research grants for 2024. Since this program’s inception in 2019, The Foundation has awarded $496,771 for 26 projects at nine universities in support of exceptional science conducted by emerging researchers with the aim of having careers in equine research. This program is funded thanks …

AQHA World Show: Over $4.3 million in Purse and Prizes

By , June 7, 2024

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the 2024 Nutrena AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows will award a minimum of $4.3 million awarded in purse, prizes and exhibitor appreciation. The American Quarter Horse Association will award a minimum of $4.3 million in purse and prizes at the 2024 Nutrena AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows! …

Bimeda® US Launches Bimasone™(flumethasone) – The Only FDA-Approved Generic Bioequivalent for the Corticosteroid Flumethasone

By , June 7, 2024

Bimeda, Inc. has recently launched Bimasone, the first generic flumethasone for certain diseases that cause inflammation in horses, dogs and cats including rheumatic, allergic, dermatologic, and other diseases known to be responsive to anti-inflammatory corticoids. This FDA-approved corticosteroid contains flumethasone, the same active ingredient, in the same concentration, and dosage form as the brand name …

Run at the Rose 2024 Streaming FREE on Ride TV, Presented by Equinety

By , June 6, 2024

Ride TV is bringing live and on-demand action from the 4th Annual Run At The Rose (RATR) barrel race in Montrose, Colorado. “We’ve got a stellar lineup of entries this year,” said Taylor Hildreth, RATR producer. “Contestants loved the Equinety run delivery in 2023, and we’ve raised the production bar even higher this year and …

Horses & Humans Research Foundation Offers Two Free Webinars in June

By , June 5, 2024

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is excited to announce two free webinars in June!  You won’t want to miss these two events! Mary Ann Simonds, author of “A Horse by Nature” will speak about part three of her book on June 12, 2024 at 7:00pm (EST) – What We Do With Horses- Ethics, Economics & …

Out with the Old & In with a New Era of Horsemanship

By , June 5, 2024

New Episode of Ride On with Julie Goodnight Out Now SALIDA, Colorado, June 5, 2024⁠—Julie Goodnight invites her good friend and assistant trainer, “T” Cody, to discuss the history of horsemanship, the impacts⁠ of the natural horsemanship movement (good and bad), and how recent breakthroughs in the study of horse behavior sparked a new era …

NCHA Great American Insurance Group Summer Cutting Spectacular

By , June 5, 2024

July 13 – August 3, 2024 | Fort Worth, Texas Join the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) in Fort Worth, Texas, for the third leg in our Triple Crown events! The 2024 NCHA Great American Insurance Group Summer Cutting Spectacular will take place at the historic Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, Texas. Event …

IEA and EQ PRO Announce 2024 Summer Camp Equestrian Scholarship Winners

By , June 5, 2024

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) announces the winners of the EQ PRO Summer Camp Equestrian Scholarship funded by a generous donation from EQ PRO, a Naples-based equestrian apparel designer. The scholarship was open to IEA Hunt Seat and Dressage riders in grades 4-8 who continued to demonstrate interest in improving their overall horsemanship skill, ability, …

Barngoddess Enterprises Announces New Affiliate Sales Association with Horizon Structures

By , June 4, 2024

Barngoddess Enterprises, the parent company of The Barngoddess Chronicles is pleased to announce our new affiliate sales association with Horizon Structures of Atglen, PA. Horizon Structures offers quality Amish pre-built horse barns, Barndominiums, dog kennels, and greenhouses among other products for farms and yards. The Barngoddess Chronicles is a popular equestrian lifestyle blog, covering various …

Plan Your Summer Social Posts in ONE Day

By , June 4, 2024

Have you ever felt like it’s a pipe dream to show up on social media consistently during summer, AKA typically the busiest season for horse business owners? Or, maybe you’ve wondered if it’s even worth the extra effort if you’re busy with clinics, shows, or expos, not to mention family obligations. Here’s the reality: Social …

Capitalize On Unique Savvy Content Your Readers Will Love

By , June 4, 2024

Mix a good helping of word wizardry with an artful flair together with a keen knowledge of horses (that only an advanced level equestrian with decades of equine training and horse breeding experience can deliver) and add a dash of humor and teaspoon of tidbits to tantalize the thought processes and what do you have …

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Represented by Five Entrants in Belmont Stakes

By , June 4, 2024

Keeneland’s renowned September Yearling Sale produced five horses entered in the 156th running of the $2 million Belmont Stakes (G1) Presented by NYRA Bets at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. Post time for the 1¼-mile race, which was moved from Belmont Park to allow for the uninterrupted construction of its new facility, is 6:41 p.m. …

Ride TV to Livestream the 17th Annual Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship World Finals

By , June 4, 2024

Horse&Rider OnDemand is excited to announce the live streaming of the 17th Annual Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship (RSNC) World Finals on Ride TV. This prestigious event will take place from June 8 to June 15, 2024, at the iconic Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The top 20 contestants from their home …

AAEP Publishes Updated Internal Parasite Control Guidelines

By , June 4, 2024

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has issued revised Internal Parasite Control Guidelines to help minimize the risk of parasitic disease and maintain the effectiveness of current drugs for as long as possible by delaying further development of anthelmintic resistance. The guidelines, originally created in 2013 and last revised in 2019, account for recent …

Purina Animal Nutrition Introduces Revolutionary Live and Active Probiotic Supplement, Microbiome Testing Kit

By , June 3, 2024

Two innovations a decade in the making mark launch of new Purina® Microbiome Quotient™ platform Today Purina Animal Nutrition launched Purina® Systemiq™ Probiotic Supplement, a live and active probiotic to support gut health in horses, and the Purina® MQ™ Equine Microbiome Testing Kit, a simple way for horse owners to get personalized nutrition recommendations to …

Five Equine Charities Honor Their Volunteers with the Help of Ariat!

By , June 3, 2024

Ariat International has sponsored the EQUUS Foundation Champions program for over 10 years to stimulate and reward volunteerism on behalf of horses. Equine welfare organizations depend on the help of dedicated volunteers for the success of their work — and are so appreciated by the groups they work with — and by the EQUUS Foundation. In an EQUUS …

EQUUS Television Network to Broadcast HELL ON WHEELS Rodeo LIVE & On Demand from Cheyenne, Wyoming through September 6th

By , June 2, 2024

EQUUS Television Network is thrilled to announce a new arrangement to present the LIVE BROADCAST of the HELL ON WHEELS Rodeo Series, beginning Friday, June 7th directly from Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Entering its fifth season, the Hell on Wheels Rodeo and Chuck Wagon Dinner Series features an open rodeo format, allowing anyone to pay the entry …

Hall of Fame and Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Due June 1

By , May 31, 2024

The NRHA Hall of Fame is the sport’s most prestigious honor. Induction is awarded to individuals and horses who have profoundly impacted the association and sport through lasting accomplishments and significant contributions. The Hall of Fame is an official project of the Reining Horse Foundation, and honorees are recognized each year at Sliders’ Night Out presented …

Gunners Special Nite Surpasses $7 Million Sire Milestone

By , May 31, 2024

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is thrilled to announce a monumental achievement for Gunners Special Nite, who has officially become an NRHA $7 Million Dollar Sire. This historic milestone solidifies Gunners Special Nite’s position as one of the most influential sires in reining history and is a testament to his exceptional qualities that are …

Berranteiro Meets Monty Roberts After Driving From Brazil

By , May 31, 2024

On May 31, 2024 Pedro held good on his promise to come to Monty Roberts’ farm after meeting the famous horse trainer in Barretos, Brazil August 2023. Pedro had left Barretos right after the Rodeo and finally arrived in Solvang, California to learn from Monty about Join-Up® and about training mustangs. Pedro Henrique Berranteiro of the …

THE MOVEMENT 2024: Special Private Screening of The Cowboy and The Queen

By , May 31, 2024

A transformational experience with humans & horses featuring Monty Roberts & other outstanding presenters On June 21-22-23, gentling wild horses and high-level riding demonstrations will raise your expectations to new heights of horsemanship. The popular Mark Bolender Mountain Trail Course will be included in the training demonstrations with the Retired Racehorses Adoption program. Learn more …

EQUUS Television’s Ron Allen to be On The Scene at the 2024 Queen’s Cup, Windsor, England

By , May 31, 2024

The EQUUS Television Network is thrilled to announce that Ron Allen, EQUUS senior correspondent and world-renowned Polo commentator, will be on the scene at the 2024 Queen’s Cup in Windsor, England. This prestigious event, a highlight of the international polo calendar, promises to deliver thrilling competition and showcase some of the finest talent in the …