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International Day At The National Reining Horse Association Derby
2004-03-31 Press Release
The 2004 NRHA Derby, to be held May 17 -23 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, will showcase NRHA’s finest four-, five-, and six -year old reining horses, offer a full slate of ancillary classes, the Derby Spotlight Sale, and all the fu (Click Headline For More!)


Wrap Up For Winter Equestrian Festival Week 9, March 24-28, Tampa Bay Classic
2004-03-31 Press Release
March 30, 2004 -- The ninth week of the 10-week 32nd Winter Equestrian Festival entitled Tampa Bay Classic was held March 24-28 at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center in Tampa, Florida. Guilherme Nogueira Jorge of Brazil was the course designer for the (Click Headline For More!)


Bounty of Horse Boots
2004-03-30 Susan Konkle
Look in any tack catalogue and the variety of splint boots, skid boots, interference boots, ankle boots and bell boots -- not to mention the various combinations available -- causes the mind to boggle. How do you decide? The first step is figuring o (Click Headline For More!)


National Cutting Horse Assn Super Stakes to be Telecast Live
2004-03-30 Press Release
(Fort Worth, TX)--The Open finals of the National Cutting Horse Association's Super Stakes will be telecast live on DISH Network on Sunday, April 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. Central Time. The live, pay-per-view telecast will also include highlights of (Click Headline For More!)


Western Show Apparel - Pants, Belts and Buckles
2004-03-30 Suzanne Drnec, Hobby Horse
In discussing building a western wardrobe for the show ring, we've seen how color and silhouette contribute the greatest part of your overall winning presentation. Now that we've discussed hats, shirts/tops/blouses, and vests/blazers/jackets, it's ti (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Shows In The Sun to Premiere World-Class Equestrian Facility in May
2004-03-30 Horseshow Press Release
Saugerties, NY – March 30, 2004 – From dawn to dusk, crews are hard at work in Saugerties, New York, making the final preparations for the grand opening of HITS-on-the-Hudson. The state-of-the-art horse show facility will premiere in May, marking the (Click Headline For More!)


Understanding Equine Insurance: Guidelines You Should Consider
2004-03-29 American Association of Equine Practitioners
UNDERSTANDING HORSE INSURANCE RESPONSIBILITIES - Whether a horse is purchased for personal or business reasons, ownership represents a significant investment of time, money and resources. While no one likes to think about the potential for tragedy, h (Click Headline For More!)


Jimmy Stickler & Mia Smokum Tucker Win NRCHA Bridle Spectacular
2004-03-29 Press Release
With the debut of the National Reined Cow Horse Association's Bridle Spectacular Events in 2004, the age of the bridle horse begins. At Scottsdale, during the NRCHA Stakes, Jimmie Stickler rode Mia Smokum Tucker to the Open Bridle Spectacular champi (Click Headline For More!)


Kerrits Announces New Pocketed Apparel Line
2004-03-29 Press Release
HOOD RIVER, OREGON – Kerrits, Inc. announces its innovative new pocket line of equestrian apparel. What does every rider need at one time or another? Pockets. For identification, for car keys, for the ubiquitous cell phone. Kerrits has come to the re (Click Headline For More!)


Beezie Madden And DeSilvio Win $75,000 Grand Prix of Tampa, Presented By Kilkenny/ICH, CSI-W At Winter Equestrian Festival
2004-03-29 Press Release
TAMPA, FL – March 28, 2004 – Beezie Madden, 40, of Cazenovia, NY, riding DeSilvio for owner Abigail Wexner bested a field of 36 riders to win the $75,000 Grand Prix of Tampa, Presented By Kilkenny/ICH at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center in Tampa, FL, (Click Headline For More!)


Top Five Myths About Cutting Horses
2004-03-28 Larry Trocha
During my career as a professional horse trainer, I’ve heard horse owners tell all kinds of reasons why they think their horse could be a winner in the cutting arena. Unfortunately, when it comes to cow horses, a lot of folks are misinformed as to wh (Click Headline For More!)


Cover-All Hosts North American Wide Open House Event
2004-03-28 Press Release
From April 17 to May 2, authorized dealers of Cover-All Building Systems will be hosting open house events in numerous locations throughout North America. "This is a nation wide event that allows the public the opportunity to walk in and experience t (Click Headline For More!)


Molly Ashe And Lutopia Win $20,000 1.5m Classic At Winter Equestrian Festival
2004-03-28 Press Release
TAMPA, FL – March 27, 2004 – Molly Ashe, 33, of Wellington, FL, riding Lutopia for owner Jane Forbes Clark won the $20,000 1.5 Meter Classic at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Tampa, FL, today. Ashe topped a field of 41 entries at the Bob Thomas Eq (Click Headline For More!)


Learn to Recognize the Signs of Laminitis
2004-03-27 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Every day veterinarians across the country see hundreds of cases of laminitis, a painful disease that affects the feet of horses. Laminitis results from the disruption of blood flow to the sensitive and insensitive laminae within the foot, which secu (Click Headline For More!)


Triple Crown Horse Feeds Equimix Technology
2004-03-27 Horse Health Product Spotlight
Equimix® is a unique blend of supplements that is found only in Triple Crown® feeds. Equimix® inclusion in the feed eliminates the need for much of the additional supplementation that many horse owners use to enhance performance or condition of their (Click Headline For More!)


Brentina Withdrawn from FEI/Volvo World Cup Dressage Final
2004-03-27 Press Release
March 25, 2004, Gladstone, NJ – The reigning World Cup Champion, Brentina ridden by Debbie McDonald and owned by Parry and Peggy Thomas of Sun Valley, ID, have withdrawn from the FEI World Cup Dressage Final, April 1-4, 2004 in Düsseldorf, Germany. (Click Headline For More!)


Jeffery Welles And Octavius Win $5,000 1.40m Acorn Hill Farm Challenge, Leigh Healey And Laurin Win $2,500 Junior Jumper High Power & Speed, Abigail Carpenter And Augustus Win $2,500 Amateur-Owner Jumper High
2004-03-27 Press Release
TAMPA, FL – March 26, 2004 – Jeffrey Welles of Pound Ridge, NY, riding Octavius for International Jumpers LLC won the $5,000 Acorn Hill Farm Challenge today at the Tampa Bay Classic, marking the ninth week of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Health - EasySoaker by EasyCare, Inc.
2004-03-26 Horse Care Product Spotlight
From the makers of the Boa Horse Boots comes the new EasySoaker. The EasySoaker is perfect for a variety of applications where protection or treatment of the hoof is required. Whether you use it for Soaking and Poultices, Conditioning or for applyi (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Gift - Time To Tack Up!
2004-03-26 Horse Tack Review Gift Guide
Check the clock, rummage through the tack box, and be on your way. These fully functional miniatures will remind you of what you meant to do today! Antique pewter solidly defines elegantly detailed English stirrup desktop clock, with quartz movement; (Click Headline For More!)


NRCHA Stakes Begins!
2004-03-26 Press Release
The NRCHA Stakes began on Wednesday with the Snaffle Bit Stakes Non Pro Herd Work competition, and by the end of the day, a pair of 2003 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion riders had again risen to the forefront.

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Western Casual Apparel - The Josie from Ariat
2004-03-25 Western Apparel Product Spotlight
Sleek and stylish, this western demi-boot features Ariat's exclusive ATS Technology for all-day comfort and support. Equipped with Ariat's carbon-fiber forked shank for enhanced stability and support, a padded collar and a removable gel cushioned foo (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Tack - Ortho Equine Comfort Boots
2004-03-25 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
A breathable, no seat alternative to neoprene that fits like a glove, keeping dirt & debris out. Supports & protects without the use of heat. ComfortTemp DCC's temperature control lining absorbs heat, while keeping the leg cool. Available from Jeffer (Click Headline For More!)


2004 American Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule Set At Sam Houston Race Park
2004-03-25 Press Release
March 23, 2004 - An extended season of live American Quarter Horse racing gets underway Friday, April 23, 2004 at Sam Houston Race Park. The 95-day meet will feature live racing Friday - Sunday in April, May and June and shifts to Thursday - Sunday (Click Headline For More!)


Meet Mister Master Card - 2004 NRCHA Raffle Colt Donated by Ward Ranch
2004-03-25 Press Release
The National Reined Cow Horse Association and Ward Ranch have announced the selection of the 2004 NRCHA Raffle Colt. The annual NRCHA Colt Raffle is an institution for the NRCHA and several alumni have gone on to place in the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futuri (Click Headline For More!)


Janna Beam Wins The Ariat/Martha Josey Excellence in Horsemanship Scholarship
2004-03-24 Press Release
Union City, CA – Ariat International congratulates Janna Beam of Hallsville, TX for winning the 2003 Ariat/Martha Josey Excellence in Horsemanship Scholarship which was awarded in 2004. As the award winner, Beam receives a $1500 scholarship towards h (Click Headline For More!)


National Youth Cutting Horse Association Stallion Service Program into second phase
2004-03-24 Press Release
NYCHA Stallion Service Program into second phase, NYCHA Stallion Service Program breaks records in the first phase - (Fort Worth, TX) — The first phase of the National Youth Cutting Horse Association Stallion Service Program has been completed with t (Click Headline For More!)


National Reined Cow Horse Association Stakes Begins on Wednesday!
2004-03-24 Press Release
Scottsdale, Arizona - The National Reined Cow Horse Association's Stakes Show begins on Wednesday, March 24 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and unseasonably warm weather only adds to the anticipated sizzle of the annual event.

Both 4- and 5-year-
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Horse Tack - Cashel Bareback Pad
2004-03-23 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
When a loyal fan sent Cashel a wonderful picture of a Cashel Western Tush Cushion seat saver strapped to her horse with a nylon latigo and barn twine and begged us for a bareback pad, we thought it was time to do one! Your Cashel Cushion Bareback Pa (Click Headline For More!)


Dressage from Rio Vista
2004-03-23 People Grooming Product Spotlight!
Ever wish you looked as good as your horse when you leave the barn? Dressage is the first hair and skin care line designed just for horsewomen. Rio Vista Products has introduced Dressage; the first hair and skin care product line designed specifica (Click Headline For More!)


Calling Young Artists for USDF's Art of Dressage Contest
2004-03-23 Press Release
The 2004 USDF Junior/Young Rider Arts Contest rules and entry forms are now available at www.usdf.org. USDF members age 21 and under may enter this contest to show off their talent in writing, art, and photography divisions. USDF conducts this contes (Click Headline For More!)


NBC to Televise Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bayer
2004-03-23 Press Release
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the National Governing Body for the sport of Equestrian, and Equestrian Events, Inc., (EEI), the organizer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, announced today that NBC-TV will present a 90-minute tel (Click Headline For More!)


March 18-21, Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic CDI***/Y, Catherine Morelli And BeSe Win Intermediaire I, CDI*** At Winter Equestrian Festival
2004-03-22 Press Release
WELLINGTON, FL – March 20, 2004 – Topping a class of 20 entries, Catherine Morelli, 60, of Bedminster, NJ, and Wellington, FL, rode Diane Rosenberg’s BeSe to victory in the Intermediaire I, CDI at the Winter Equestrian Festival today, earning 70.60%. (Click Headline For More!)


Protect Horses from Exhaustion and Overheating
2004-03-22 Robert J. MacKay, BVSc, Dipl. ACVIM, AAEP member
A horse asked to perform strenuous exercise often is pushed to the limits of his body's mechanisms to recover. In most cases, these mechanisms allow the horse to finish the exercise with no problem. Sometimes, however, the horse's ability to recover (Click Headline For More!)


The Balance Necklace, a perfect gift for the horse lover
2004-03-22 Horse Tack Review Gift Guide
A treasured moment: willing, collected; going forward in perfect balance. A trotting horse is captured on an oval sterling silver pendant with "balance" inscribed on back. Sodalite beads sparkle with indigo fire. Simple toggle closure on a 17"-long n (Click Headline For More!)


Georgina Bloomberg Wins USET Foundation Maxine Beard Award
2004-03-21 Press Release
The U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation is proud to announce that Georgina Bloomberg of New York, NY, is this year's winner of the Maxine Beard Show Jumping Developing Rider Award. Bloomberg was awarded this honor because of her competitive records to d (Click Headline For More!)


Over The Walls Horse Trials to Host Eventing World Cup Qualifier
2004-03-21 Press Release
The Over Walls Horse Trials will host the final Qualifier for the 2004 Eventing World Cup at Great Meadowbrook Farm in Hardwick, MA, July 30-August 1, 2004. The World Cup Qualifier at Over The Walls will be last of four held in the United States in (Click Headline For More!)


Health Hints for Your Horse
2004-03-21 James R. Coffman, Kansas State University and Melvin Bradley (emeritus) and Wayne Loch, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
One of the real disappointments of horse ownership is planning a number of horse activities, then finding that your animal is physically incapable or mentally unwilling to engage in them. Horse owners who don't practice "preventive maintenance" may f (Click Headline For More!)


Baldwin Wins Dodge National Rodeo
2004-03-21 Rodeo Press Release
March 20, 2004 -- Tie-down roper Nate Baldwin of Rigby, Idaho, brought the home-state fans to their feet by winning the 18th annual Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo at Holt Arena. Baldwin, who qualified for the 2002 Wrangler NFR, captured the nat (Click Headline For More!)


Feeding the Orphan Foal
2004-03-20 Southern States
How to feed your foal when mama can't - The hope of every mare owner is a healthy foal with an attentive dam. The dependent newborn needs mama's colostrum for a healthy start and if the mare provides the milk there is a lot less work for the owner. (Click Headline For More!)


April is Horse Adoption Month at Nevins Farm
2004-03-20 Press Release
April has been designated as Horse Adoption Month at Nevins Farm. With spring just around the corner, many horse enthusiasts are considering buying a new horse to enjoy the riding season. A great alternative to buying a horse at an auction or through (Click Headline For More!)


A Fly Mask that both Protects and Stays Put!
2004-03-20 Horse Care Press Release
PHOENIX, Ariz. – (March 18, 2004) When fly season swoops in, horse owners know it’s time to protect their animals from the invading menace. They also want insect protection that stays put and won’t end up lost in the pasture.

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USEF Performance Horse Registry Presents 2nd Annual Event Horse Breeding Symposium During 2004 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
2004-03-19 Press Release
Members of the sport horse breeding community will have many opportunities to learn about breeding horses for the sport of eventing during the Performance Horse Registry’s (PHR) second annual Event Horse Breeding Symposium: From Foal to Four-Star, Ap (Click Headline For More!)


Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series Kicks Off 2004 Season
2004-03-19 Press Release
Tampa, FL—March 16, 2004—The 2004 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series is underway! The 2004 Series kicked off in February and continues through November, culminating in a Year-End Championship to be held at the National Horse Show.
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Help Your Mare Have A Safe Delivery
2004-03-19 American Association of Equine Practitioners
If your mare has made it through 11 months of pregnancy, you’re almost home free. Labor and delivery, while momentous, are generally uneventful. In most cases, you will simply need to be a quiet observer – if, that is, you are lucky enough to witness (Click Headline For More!)


10 Tips for Reducing Your Horse's West Nile Risk
2004-03-18 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Since first being recognized in the United States in 1999, West Nile virus (WNV) has posed a serious threat to horses and humans alike. In the equine population, the virus is transmitted when a mosquito takes a blood meal from a bird infected with WN (Click Headline For More!)


United States Equestrian Federation Names New Marketing Executive
2004-03-18 Press Release
John Long, Chief Executive Officer of the United States Equestrian Federation, Inc., (USEF) announced today that Maria G. Partlow has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She reports directly to Mr. Long a (Click Headline For More!)


New from Absorbine - Santa Fe Grooming Products
2004-03-18 Horse Tack - Grooming Products
The most discerning Horsewoman knows that optimal appearance and the winning edge come from meticulous preparation and use of top-quality Santa Fe Grooming products. The Santa Fe line was specially formulated by hair care professionals and top groo (Click Headline For More!)


European Union Imposes Retaliatory Tarriffs on Many Items, Some Horses
2004-03-18 Press Release
The European Union (EU) has imposed sanctions, effective March 1, 2004, in the form of a tariff on hundreds of US items, including certain horses. The action stems from a long-simmering EU dispute with the US over American export-subsidy laws. The (Click Headline For More!)


Reminic Achieves NRHA Million Dollar Sire Status
2004-03-17 Press Release
Reminic, a 1978 bay stallion by Doc’s Remedy and out of Fillinic, has sired earners of $1,042,003.52 in National Reining Horse Association competition, becoming the eighth stallion to achieve the National Reining Horse Association Million Dollar Sire (Click Headline For More!)


AQHA Elects Frank "Scoop" Vessels III as President
2004-03-17 Press Release
March 15, 2004 - The American Quarter Horse Association Board of Directors elected first vice president Frank "Scoop" Vessels of Bonsall, California, to serve as the AQHA President for 2004, replacing outgoing president Steve Stevens of Houston.
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Margie Engle Targets Jumping Selection Trials
2004-03-17 Press Release
March 17, 2004 -- "I have every intention of riding in the Trials," said 2000 Sydney Olympic veteran and eight-time American Grandprix Association (AGA) Rider of the Year Margie Goldstein Engle. "The doctors may not agree, but I don't intend to miss (Click Headline For More!)


Morris Animal Foundation Names New Executive Director
2004-03-17 Press Release
Patricia N. Olson, DVM, PhD, will join Morris Animal Foundation as executive director on April 19. Olson brings more than 30 years of experience in the veterinary profession, education, non-profit, corporate, and public policy fields to the 56-year-o (Click Headline For More!)


Should you use a daily dewormer for your horse?
2004-03-16 Horse Health
Parasite control for horses has been simplified over the past decade with the introduction of do-it-yourself paste dewormers. Today, parasite-eliminating drugs such as ivermectin, benzimadozole and pyrantel are all readily available over the counter. (Click Headline For More!)


English Riding Apparel - Tailored Sportsman Royal Hunter Breech
2004-03-16 English Apparel Product Spotlight
The excellent fit and outstanding good looks of the Tailored Sportsman Royal Hunter Breech make it the most popular breech on the Hunter-Jumper A Circuit today. Long-wearing, 19 oz. blend of 60% rayon/40% nylon is tailored with European leg seams and (Click Headline For More!)


Cowboy Central Rewards National Reining Horse Association Exhibitors
2004-03-16 Press Release
National Reining Horse Association corporate sponsor, Cowboy Central, is recognizing National Reining Horse Association exhibitors who participate during the 2004 show season by offering chances for prizes just for showing in affiliate ancillary clas (Click Headline For More!)



2004-03-16 Press Release
The Horseman’s Radio Weekly, the world’s largest equine related radio program, is one of the major attractions at the 2004 Equine Extravaganza in Richmond, VA April 30 - May 2, 2004. “We are very excited to be a headliner in this first year event,” s (Click Headline For More!)


NEW for Spring 2004! The Amigo Summer Turnout
2004-03-15 Horse Care Press Release
Following the outstanding success of the Amigo Winter Turnout Horseware is proud to present the Amigo Summer Turnout! The Amigo Summer Turnout is made from a tough 600 Denier Polyester Outer Shell, is Nylon lined and cut in Horseware's unique Classi (Click Headline For More!)



2004-03-15 Kim Keppick, Rein-Aid
Like it or not everything you do on your horse is either training him or untraining him! Quiet, insensitive horses are generally very forgiving of rider error but sensitive horses are not. The training your horse received before you purchased him m (Click Headline For More!)


English Equitation: Mounting, Correct Seat, Dismounting
2004-03-15 Melvin Bradley, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
A correct seat in the saddle is basic to all successful activities with horses. It not only indicates sophistication in horse riding, but affords balance to the rider and aids performance of the horse by correct weight distribution. The accomplished (Click Headline For More!)


AQHA Board of Directors Voted on Key Rule Changes at Convention
2004-03-14 Press Release
March 11, 2004 - The American Quarter Horse Association Board of Directors voted last Tuesday afternoon on the recommendations of the AQHA standing committees as approved in the general membership meeting. The following is the final results of the vo (Click Headline For More!)


Make plans to attend the National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes and Super Stakes Classic
2004-03-14 Press Release
Plans are underway for the 2004 Super Stakes cutting in Fort Worth, Texas - (Fort Worth, TX) — The excitement of cutting horse action returns to the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum March 31 through April 18 with the National Cutting Horse Association (Click Headline For More!)


April 2004 Issue of The Horse Reports Origin of Mysterious Disease Found in Quarter Horses is Discovered
2004-03-14 Horse Health Press Release
LEXINGTON, KY - The April 2004 issue of The Horse magazine, the leading monthly equine health care magazine, will reveal in an exclusive news report that Poco Bueno, a champion Quarter Horse, has been identified as the sire line associated with the b (Click Headline For More!)


Farnam Weight Builder Liquid
2004-03-13 Horse Health Product Spotlight
A richer source of calories with a lower risk of colic. New Weight Builder Liquid is the effective, safe way to add supplemental calories. Traditionally, the way to add extra calories has been to add extra grain. But too much grain can cause colic (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Link Exchange - Tack Link Exchange
2004-03-13 Horse Tack Review Editor
Horse and Horse Tack Link Exchanges - Horse Tack Review Review is actively looking for link exchange partners from quality websites. Potential links exchange partners should submit to the Horse Tack Review links directory on our main page. The link (Click Headline For More!)


Silver Spur Winner Featured on "America's Horse" TV, Visit the While Stallion Guest Ranch
2004-03-13 Press Release
March 12, 2004 - Tune in to this week's episode of "America's Horse" on the outdoor Life Network Sunday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. EST. Escape the doldrums of winter with a trip to the White Stallion Guest Ranch just outside of Tucson, Arizona (Click Headline For More!)



2004-03-13 Press Release
WELLINGTON, FL - March 13, 2004 – Brianne Goutal, 15, of New York, NY, won the Winter Equestrian Festival Equitation Championship for the R.W. ‘Ronnie’ Mutch Trophy today at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club in Wellington, FL. Goutal topped a class (Click Headline For More!)


Building a Foundation of Foot Care in Foals
2004-03-12 Stephen E. O'Grady, DVM, MRCVS
Among the many factors that determine the success of a foal as a sales yearling or a mature athlete are management decisions about its feet and limbs during its first four months of life. Because a solid foundation for performance in the future beg (Click Headline For More!)


E-Z Ride Stirrups
2004-03-12 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
Improved!! Now they are better than ever with our new patent-pending shock-absorbing top bar. These new topbars compress slightly as you put weight in your stirrup adding just enough extra comfort without all the bounce! It is a huge misconception t (Click Headline For More!)


NBC to Televise Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bayer
2004-03-12 Press Release
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the National Governing Body for the sport of Equestrian, and Equestrian Events, Inc., (EEI), the organizer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, announced today that NBC-TV will present a 90-minute tel (Click Headline For More!)


Cowboy Central Rewards NRHA Exhibitors
2004-03-11 Press Release
NRHA corporate sponsor, Cowboy Central, is recognizing NRHA exhibitors who participate during the 2004 show season by offering chances for prizes just for showing in affiliate ancillary classes. Each time an NRHA member shows in an ancillary class a (Click Headline For More!)


Nominations Open for AQHA Equine Public Service Award
2004-03-11 Press Release
Until May 1, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is accepting applications for its Equine Public Service Award. The award recognizes American Quarter Horses that are specifically used in the public service sector, including, but not limited (Click Headline For More!)


Professional's Choice Moves Into a New Core Operations Facility
2004-03-11 Press Release
Spring Valley, CA - (March 11, 2004) - Professional's Choice Sports Medicine Products, Inc. has announced that as of April 1st, 2004 they will be moving their main facility from its present Spring Valley, CA location to a new one just a few miles nor (Click Headline For More!)


Tahitian Noni International Introduces New Equine Product
2004-03-10 Horse Care Press Release
LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tahitian Noni International, the exclusive source of TAHITIAN NONI® Juice announced today its newest product line TAHITIAN NONI® Equine product. This product was developed especially for enhancing the endurance and (Click Headline For More!)


Royal Kaliber Named 2004 Limited Edition Breyer Model Horse
2004-03-10 Press Release
Gladstone, NJ—March 8, 2004— The USET Foundation is pleased to announce that Royal Kaliber, co-owned by Kathy Kamine and Chris Kappler, has been chosen as the 2004 USET Foundation Breyer model horse. Royal Kaliber, the Dutch Warmblood stallion, is th (Click Headline For More!)


Rutgers to Hold One-Day Horse Management Seminar This Weekend
2004-03-10 Press Release
With the summer show season only months away, recommendations for competition horses and important new information, research, and statistics about the impact of West Nile virus (WNV) on the equine population will be featured at the annual Rutgers Equ (Click Headline For More!)


ARIA Sponsors Instructor Certification Test Centers
2004-03-10 Press Release
The American Riding Instructors Association (ARIA) will be holding 20 Test Centers nationwide for Instructor Certification in the coming months. Dates and locations are: Saturday, March 27 - Columbus, OH Sunday, March 28 - Bristol, VA Saturday, April (Click Headline For More!)


Pessoa makes it a Double in Parisoo
2004-03-09 Press Release
Rodrigo Pessoa galloped away with his second victory in the FEI World Cup 2003/2004 series in Paris-Bercy tonight and rocketed from equal-11th position to take over runner-up spot on the leaderboard with just two more qualifying rounds remaining befo (Click Headline For More!)


Lauren Hough And Clasiko Win $75,000 CN Florida Open Grand Prix Presented by Estates of Wellington Green, CDI-W
2004-03-09 Press Release
WELLINGTON, FL – March 7, 2004 – Marking the second Grand Prix win of his career, Clasiko, Lauren Hough’s 2000 Olympic mount, won the $75,000 CN Florida Open Grand Prix. Presented by Estates of Wellington Green, CDI-W today at the Winter Equestrian (Click Headline For More!)


2004 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
2004-03-09 Press Release
March 2004 -- Six-time world tie-down roping champion and 1999 World All-Around Champion Fred Whitfield of Hockley, Texas; 1991 World Bareback Riding Champion Clint Corey of Powell Butte, Ore., and three-time world team roping champion Tee Woolman of (Click Headline For More!)


Stirrup Leaders Join Forces
2004-03-09 Press Release
The world’s leaders in stirrup technology have merged! E-Z UP Stirrup Extender and LegSaver Stirrup Swivels have merged their two companies based in the Western United States into a powerhouse of stirrup technology. They have also come on the market (Click Headline For More!)


Horseware does it again!
2004-03-09 Horse Care Press Release
At the BETA 2004 Innovation Awards Horseware came out on top again with not one but two of its fabulous products being launched for Autumn 2004. The Rambo Walker Rug was the Winner its category of Horsecare Products and Equipment and the Cheeky Chums (Click Headline For More!)


Western Show Apparel - Hats!
2004-03-08 Suzanne Drnec, Hobby Horse
How do you create a winning show look? Simply put, by planning. Great performances don't happen accidentally: they're scripted, rehearsed, and polished long before being presented to the judge. From head-to-toe and poll-to-hoof, you can improve your (Click Headline For More!)


English Tack - Wintec Bridle
2004-03-08 English Bridle Prodict Spotlight
Lightweight, durable and weatherproof, the Wintec bridlework range looks like leather, but has the easy-care qualities and strength of equileather. Wintec bridlework perfectly matched Wintec Saddles as well. The bridle features nylon webbing core f (Click Headline For More!)


Cross Country International's Costa Rica Trail Ride Named One of the "Best Vacations of 2004" by Outside Magazine
2004-03-08 Press Release
Millbrook, NY -Outside Magazine named Cross Country International's exotic Costa Rica Trail Ride vacation as one of the "Best Vacations of 2004" when it unveiled its new list at the Adventure Travel Show in Chicago, IL, February 19-22. In the magazin (Click Headline For More!)


I Want To Do Reining or Cutting. What Saddle Do You Recommend?
2004-03-07 Larry Trocha, Trainer
I Want To Do Reining or Cutting. What Saddle Do You Recommend? --- There are a lot of different brands of saddles available. Darn few of them are designed well for riding and training a performance horse. You definitely need a saddle that’s designed (Click Headline For More!)


British Horse Society advises never loan a horse without an agreement
2004-03-07 Press Release
The British Horse Society (BHS) strongly advises horse owners, and those contemplating having a horse on loan or by lease, never to do so without a written agreement. Loaning or leasing a horse often appears to be an attractive solution, both for the (Click Headline For More!)


Paints Ride into Hearts of Leading Hollywood Actor and Screenwriter
2004-03-07 Press Release
In Walt Disney Pictures' latest adventure movie, "Hidalgo," a special relationship develops between a rider and his horse. The story unfolds with a colorful horse, once considered to be unworthy of competition against other breeds, which defies the o (Click Headline For More!)


McDonald and Brentina Sweep U.S. Grand Prix Freestyle Championship and U.S. Leauge Final
2004-03-06 Press Release
Defending World Cup Champions Debbie McDonald and Brentina (HAN, Brentano II – Lieselotte) were victorious in the $25,000 U.S. Grand Prix Freestyle Championship/U.S. League Final held February 27 – 29, 2004 during the CDI-W Burbank & Mid Winter Dress (Click Headline For More!)


Equine Grass Sickness Linked to Clostridium Botulinum
2004-03-06 Horse Health Press Release
A new study completed at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom and funded by The Home of Rest For Horses has revealed that grass sickness is strongly associated with low antibody levels to the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The findings (Click Headline For More!)


Oster Grooming Kit Winner, March 2004
2004-03-05 Horse Tack Review Editor
Horse Tack Review congratulates Cathy (and Padu, shown above) from Santa Monica, California, the Winner in our Oster 6 piece grooming kit! Cathy wrote reviews on the Barnsby Polo Saddle and Farnam's Weight Builder. You can see what a difference the (Click Headline For More!)


AQHA Professional Horseman Host/Attend Business Workshop in Reno
2004-03-05 Press Release
March 3, 2004 - Members of the American Quarter Horse Association's Professional Horsemen attending the 64th AQHA Convention will have a unique opportunity to learn tactics and strategies from business management to educating and promoting assistants (Click Headline For More!)


Chew on this! Horse Cribbing: The difference between a bad habit and a behavioral disorder
2004-03-05 Ken Marcella, D.V.M.
When you're nervous or anxious, do you exhibit behavior rarely apparent at other times? Do you, perhaps, chew on a pen cap, play with keys in your pocket or twirl a few strands of hair? Most of us do. And many horses also exhibit anxious traits. (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Tack Review Welcomes Trainer Larry Trocha
2004-03-04 Horse Tack Review Editor
Horse Tack Review is pleased to add Champion Horse Trainer Larry Trocha of Larry Trocha Training Stables to our list of site sponsors. His products, Horse Training Videos, are where you will find the easy to learn, proven techniques that are guarant (Click Headline For More!)


Choosing, Assembling and Using Bridles
2004-03-04 Wayne Loch, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri
Bridles are used to control horses and achieve desired performance. Although horses can be worked without them or with substitutes, a bridle with one or two bits can add extra finesse. The bridle allows you to communicate and control your mount.
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World Reining Trophy 2004 Sets New Category 1 Added Money Record!
2004-03-03 Press Release
Mooslargue, France will be the place to be June 8 through 13, 2004. The first World Reining Trophy 2004 show has been National Reining Horse Association approved and at stake is $176,288 (US Funds) in added money. Four National Reining Horse Associa (Click Headline For More!)


Western Horse Tack - Lone Star Legends by Weaver
2004-03-03 Western Tack Product Spotlight
Capture the cowboy "nostalgia of days gone" by with this attractive collection of western tack. The NEW Lone Star Legends Tack Collection features an attractive scalloped design & eye catching "Texas" star conchos. Dark sunset harness leather with ni (Click Headline For More!)


'Hidalgo' Feeds Growing Horse Craze
2004-03-02 Press Release
AMARILLO, Texas, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With the release of the new movie, "Hidalgo," and a Best Picture Oscar nomination for 2003's "Seabiscuit," it's obvious the country is crazy about horses again. Many people will be looking for a way to turn th (Click Headline For More!)


Western Horse Tack - Tucker Apache Saddle
2004-03-01 Western Saddle Product Spotlight
A limited edition for 2004, the Apache Trail saddle is a special addition to the Tucker Trail Saddle collection. This special saddle has the best of everything, including the patented Gel-Cush™ Shock Absorbing Seat, and superior quality and construct (Click Headline For More!)


West Nile Virus: Protecting Your Horses
2004-03-01 U.S. Department of Agriculture
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that was first detected in the United States in 1999. Since then, it has spread to some 40 States. The virus causes encephalitis or inflammation of the brain and has previously been found in Africa, wes (Click Headline For More!)


American-Flex Introduces Full-Carbon-Trees
2004-03-01 Horse Tack Press Release
The American–Flex Saddle Company is proud to introduce a revolutionary change in saddle-tree-construction, from laminated wood to Full-Carbon-Trees! Again: FULL-CARBON-TREES! American-Flex is the only saddle-manufacturer in the world that has the kno (Click Headline For More!)






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