Feeding the Mare and Foal
2004-04-30 Dr. Martin Adams
Recent equine research has shown that proper nutrition has positive effects on fertility and milk production of mares, and the growth and health of their foals. The first consideration for the mare is to have her in good body condition and a high nut (Click Headline For More!)


National Cutting Horse Association Membership Initiative attracts new members
2004-04-30 NCHA Press Release
(Fort Worth, TX)—In 2003 the National Cutting Horse Association saw record numbers in membership with a total count of 15,534, breaking the long held record from 1985. This increase was due in part to the implementation of a membership initiative. (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-30 Dressage Press Release
Wellington, FL – – “Summer is the most popular time for people to come to River Grove Farm because it’s an unbelievable place at that time of year, not just for riding but for families as well,” states Jane Thomas, daughter of Peggy and Parry Thomas (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-29 Horse Tack - Fly Control
Mosquito Halt® from Farnam is the answer for your concern about West Nile protection. A powerful part of your disease protection program, Mosquito Halt® provides a quick knockdown both killing and repelling mosquitoes. It provides both quick knockd (Click Headline For More!)


Hackamore Classic Begins on Friday, April 30
2004-04-29 NRCHA Press Release
The National Reined Cow Horse Association Hackamore Classic moves to Paso Robles, California for 2004 and begins on Friday, April 30 at the California Mid-State Fair Equestrian Center. "We're looking forward to growing this event in this new locatio (Click Headline For More!)


U.S. Riders Win Both Divisions at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
2004-04-29 Eventing Press Release
At this weekend’s Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event presented by Bayer, Kim Severson of Scottsville, VA, won the CCI**** (four-star) Championship and Darren Chiacchia, of Springville, NY, won the new Bayer Modified Four-Star Three-Day Event. The Rolex C (Click Headline For More!)


Western Tack - New Durango Headstall From Weaver Leather
2004-04-28 Western Tack Product Spotlight
The new Durango Rolled Sliding Ear Headstall from Weaver Leather looks just right whether used riding on the trail or executing a dazzling reining pattern in the arena. This 5/8” russet harness leather headstall has a doubled and stitched earpiece an (Click Headline For More!)


Julie Muth Goodman to Join US Equestrian Federation as General Counsel
2004-04-28 USEF Press Release
Julie Muth Goodman, a partner with the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Lexington, Kentucky, will join the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) as General Counsel and Senior Vice President on June 1st. During her twenty-four years of practi (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-27 Grooming Supplies
RefreshMint is a natural body wash and brace that safely cuts through tough dirt, grime, and sweat and leaves the coat clean and shiny with no soapy residue. Its unique blend of Spearmint, Menthol, Witch Hazel, and all-natural grain alcohol gives a h (Click Headline For More!)


Gallo Del Cielo Becomes NRHA Million Dollar Sire
2004-04-27 NRHA Press Release
Achieving National Reining Horse Association Million Dollar Sire status has become a pivotal point for the stallions that reach the distinction. For the stallion, and those associated with him, a new respect and position within the performance horse (Click Headline For More!)


New Weapon Fights Flies in the Stable
2004-04-27 Horse Health Press Release
Farnam Horse Products Introduces EZ TrapTM Insecticide-Free Fly Trap -- PHOENIX, Ariz. –- (April 26, 2004) Flies and mosquitoes do more than simply harass horses and owners—the insects’ bites are painful and often carry diseases. Houseflies can harbo (Click Headline For More!)


The GALA Spring Fiesta Horse Show has Started Off with a Bang
2004-04-26 Press Release
Folsom, LA. - The GALA Spring Fiesta Horse Show has started off with a bang. The Folsom, Louisiana horse show now boasts five rings of all weather footing along with over 400 permanent stalls. What a huge improvement in five years!!! The improvements (Click Headline For More!)


Collegiate Plain Raised Bridle With Reins
2004-04-26 English Tack Product Spotlight
NEW! Collegiate Bridlework is now available! Collegiate, formerly Carlyle, is made from the finest English leather with careful attention to detail. This attention to detail and a slightly raised browband and noseband add style and durability. Pla (Click Headline For More!)


Olympic Champion Custom Made Retires at the 2004 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
2004-04-26 Press Release
Sunday, April 25, 2004 - In the much anticipated retirement ceremony held between the two divisions on Sunday, Joe Zada’s Custom Made and David O’Connor took center stage in front of a crowd of over 17,000 people. Earlier in the week, Karen and Davi (Click Headline For More!)


Kim Severson and Winsome Adante Claim Second Victory in Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI****
2004-04-26 Eventing Press Release
Lexington, KY—April 25, 2004 — Kim Severson and Winsome Adante led the field from start to finish to claim victory in the 2004 CCI**** Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bayer, held April 22-25, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. (Click Headline For More!)


College Bound Riders vie for Scholarships and More at Invitational Horse Show
2004-04-25 Press Release
The College Bound Invitational Horse Show in Newberry Florida is a semi-annual event that was created to help students vie for slots on college riding teams and scholarships. The Invitational, which follows IHSA and USAE competition rules, includes o (Click Headline For More!)


Virginia Intermont Edges Out St. Andrews at the ANRC National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship
2004-04-25 Horse Show Press Release
Virginia Intermont College bested St. Andrews College by the narrowest of margins—0.78 of a point—to nab the team title at the 27th Annual Affiliated National Riding Commission’s National Intercollegiate Equitation Championship, April 17-18, hosted b (Click Headline For More!)


Kim Severson Maintains Lead Following Cross-Country
2004-04-25 Equestrian Events Press Release
With a penalty-free cross-country performance, Kim Severson of Keene, VA, maintained her lead following the second of three phases at the CCI**** Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bayer, running April 22-25, at the Kentucky Horse Park in L (Click Headline For More!)


Western Show Apparel - Erica Super Slinky in Raspberry by Hobby Horse
2004-04-25 Western Show Apparel Product Spotlight
Is gravity getting you down? Then you'll love Hobby Horse Super Slinkies! Made from incredibly comfortable power knit fabric with Lycra for sleek support and contour conrol. Super Slinkies will stretch with your moves, yet provide firmer coverage (Click Headline For More!)


Nutritional Waste or Nutritional Benefit?
2004-04-24 Horse Health Press Release
Scottsdale, AZ - April 20, 2004 – – Equine Biomed, Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona, announces the introduction of a brand new program that will make it easier and safer for you to feed your horse high-quality nutrients for preventative and optimal equine (Click Headline For More!)


Horse-Rescue Training Offered During Vet School Symposium
2004-04-24 Horse Press Release
What: In the face of flood, fire or accident, advance preparation and training in emergency horse care and rescue methods may make the difference between life and death. To help horse owners plan for such unexpected events and to train them in rescue (Click Headline For More!)


Buyer Beware: Some Pesticides Might Be Duds
2004-04-23 Horse Health Press Release
If it sounds too good to be true, chances are it is. Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) officials say several vendors usually appear across the Bluegrass state about this time every year selling ineffective chemicals at seemingly cut-rate price (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-23 Eventing Press Releas
Parker, CO – The Colorado Horse Park will again be the site of the region’s only Two-Star Three Day Event May 27-30. High Prairie Farms Three-Day Event and Horse Trials has been expanded to include the new Olympic format CIC** International Intermedi (Click Headline For More!)


Lucchese / NCHA Weekend plans underway
2004-04-23 NCHA Press Release
(Fort Worth, TX)—Cutting horse enthusiasts from across the nation are looking forward to one of the industry’s biggest events as Lucchese/NCHA Weekend is planned for June 4-6 at 25 different locations across the United States and Canada. This specia (Click Headline For More!)


Dell Hendricks and Reminic N Dunit Win NRBC Open Preliminary Go-Round
2004-04-23 NRBC Press Release
KATY, TEXAS --- Dell Hendricks and Reminic N Dunit today maintained their lead of the field of 143 open horses in the preliminary go-round of the National Reining Breeder’s Classic at the Great Southwestern Equestrian Center. The pair scored a blazin (Click Headline For More!)


Farnam's Ascend Gel Formulas
2004-04-22 Horse Health Product Spotlight
New Ascend Gel Formulas from Farnam stick to your horse's feed to eliminate waste! Now you can guarantee that your horse gets every ounce of supplement... every time! The new gel formulas won't run off, blow away or be pushed aside like powder, pel (Click Headline For More!)


Nominate Your Horse for the Equine Public Service Award
2004-04-22 AQHA Press Release
April 20, 2004 - Don't miss this opportune way to honor your American Quarter Horse. Until May 1, the American Quarter Horse Association is accepting applications for its Equine Public Service Award. The award recognizes American Quarter Horses that (Click Headline For More!)


David O'Connor and Outlawed Win at Foxhall
2004-04-22 US Equestrian Press Release
Win earns him National Championship of Eventing and Spring Three Star Championship Title - David O’Connor, of The Plains, Virginia, riding the 14-year-old New Zealand Thoroughbred gelding, Outlawed (Thoroughbred: Our Westminster (NZ) - Outline (NZ); (Click Headline For More!)


McCutcheon Tops NRBC Non Pro First Go
2004-04-22 NRBC Press Release
Mandy McCutcheon and Tim and Colleen McQuay's horse Silk N Hollywood topped the first round of Non Pro competition yesterday at the National Reining Breeders Classic. -- Katy, Texas, April 21, 2004 -- Mandy McCutcheon rode Silk N Hollywood to a scald (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-22 NRBC Press Release
Del Hendricks and REMINIC N DUNIT Lead After First Day of Open Competition at 2004 National Reining Breeder’s Classic -- KATY, TEXAS – April 21, 2004 ---- Del Hendricks and Reminic N Dunit set the bar high on Wednesday when they scored a 227 during t (Click Headline For More!)


Billy Cook Milennium Reiner
2004-04-21 Western Saddle Product Spotlight
The Milennium Reiner by Billy Cook Saddlery features a rawhide covered BL Pro Reiner tree, 15-1/2" or 16" roughout padded seat, a 4" cantle with Cheyenne Roll, full double - front D dropped rigging and close contact LaSaunt, fleece lined skirts. It (Click Headline For More!)


Canada's Stuart Black and Fleeceworks Starlight Light Up Plantation Fields
2004-04-21 US Eventing Press Release
Unionville, Pennsylvania - Canadian three day eventing competitor Stuart Black riding Fleeceworks Starlight captured the Open Intermediate division of the Plantation Field Spring Horse Trials held April 10-11 in Unionville, Pennsylvania.

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Tying Up (Exertional Myopathy) in Horses
2004-04-21 Buckeye Nutrition Technical Bulletin
Exertional Myopathy (aka: Tying Up) is a common cause of poor performance in horses. These muscle disorders can range in severity from mild muscle cramping and strain to damaged muscles (Exertional Rhabdomyolysis). These episodes can be caused by exc (Click Headline For More!)


Riding Apparel - Ariat Terrain Lace
2004-04-20 Riding Apparel Product Spotlight
With ATS Technology™ for superior stability, comfort and support, the Terrain Lace handles the most rigorous demands of endurance riding and is equally ideal for hiking and walking. Lightweight design - this shoe weighs only 14 ounces - helps reduce (Click Headline For More!)


Special Concerns for Feeding Exercising Horses
2004-04-20 David W. Freeman, OSU Extension Equine Specialist
Nutrition is but one factor in athletic performance. It may be the easiest part to control. However, it will not overcome poor genetics, poor conditioning programs or deficiencies in other areas of management. On the other hand, it can be optimized a (Click Headline For More!)


The Jane Savoie Collection now available at Tropical Rider
2004-04-19 English Apparel Product Spotlight
The "NEW" Jane Savoie Collection is made from a top European fabric Schoeller® of Switzerland. We have combined this woven 94% cotton, 6% lycra 4 way stretch fabric with our signature deerskin leather full seat, extended leg patch(half seat) and knee (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-19 Professional's Choice Press Release
The Ultimate in Fly Products -- Now Available from Wrangler® & Twenty X™ by Professional's Choice - El Cajon, CA - (April 16, 2004) - Protection for your horse just went into high gear! Professional's Choice Sports Medicine Products, Inc. has introd (Click Headline For More!)


West Nile Virus: Controlling The Risk To Your Horse
2004-04-19 Dr. Peter Timoney, American Association of Equine Practitioners
How It Began - First isolated in Uganda in 1937, West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus that is transmitted principally by various species of mosquitoes and can cause inflammation of the brain and spinal cord (encephalomyelitis). Clinical disease caused by (Click Headline For More!)


Colt Starting on the Dude String
2004-04-19 Laurel, Horse Tack Review Reader
This is a story written by one of our readers, Laurel. Everyone who submits a story will also be entered into our monthly tack giveaways! But enough about that... Let's hear from Laurel now... Here is my story. I call it 'Colt Starting on the Dude (Click Headline For More!)


The Centennial Body Protector from Troxel
2004-04-18 Riding Apparel Product Spotlight
The eye-catching unique English styling of the Centennial body protector was developed to contour and mold to the shape of the body for a flattering, unobstructed look. The Centennial is fully adjustable and offers unparalleled comfort and flexibilit (Click Headline For More!)


Health Hints for Your Horse
2004-04-18 University Extension, 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!)


4 Seasons Horse Herbal Blend
2004-04-18 Horse Health Product Spotlight
Allow your horse to graze in the lushest meadow. This blend of high-quality and fragrant-fresh herbs help promote well-being as nature intended. Boosting the immune system and overall health, they also provide a natural bug repellent. Fed along with (Click Headline For More!)


Award Winning CONQUER Now Available in Powder Form
2004-04-17 Horse Health Press Release
Lexington, KY—Award-winning CONQUER, the original hyaluronic acid (HA) oral gel, is now available in handy powder form. Horse owners and trainers simply sprinkle a daily dose of CONQUER on their horses’ feed. CONQUER, from Kinetic Technologies, is (Click Headline For More!)


National Cutting Horse Association/Millennium Western National Championship Entries up 10%
2004-04-17 NCHA Press Release
Date change for Western National Championships due to increased entries - (Fort Worth, TX)—The entries have been made and counted for the 2003 NCHA/Millennium Western National Championships in Ogden, UT. This year there is a 10% increase in the numb (Click Headline For More!)


SBC Riding Program Welcomes ANRC National Championship Competitors to Campus
2004-04-17 Horse Show Press Release
The Sweet Briar College Riding Program is hosting the Affiliated National Riding Commission (ANRC) National Championships on Saturday and Sunday, April 17 and 18 at Rogers Riding Center. The competition kicks off with an individual program ride at 7: (Click Headline For More!)


Charles Owen Sponsoring at Groton House Horse Trials
2004-04-16 Horse Press Release
Leading safety manufacturer Charles Owen & Co is again sponsoring at Groton House Horse Trials, Massachutetts, USA. This affiliation reflects the mutual commitment to Competitior safety throughout the ranks from the Novice Rider through to the Advanc (Click Headline For More!)


AAEP Members to Deliver Health Lectures at Horse Expo
2004-04-16 Horse Health Press Release
Veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will deliver educational lectures on a variety of equine-health topics during the Western States Horse Expo, June 11-13 at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, Calif. The sess (Click Headline For More!)


Eventing's Best Expected at Rolex
2004-04-16 Horse Show Press Release
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Bayer, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington April 22-25, 2004 - April 15, 2004 -- Eventing's biggest names are expected to compete at America's most prestigious equestrian competition -- the (Click Headline For More!)


Rio Vista Products Announces Free Kensington Show Tote Promotion
2004-04-16 Horse Grooming Press Release
Rio Vista Products announces the first leg in the Rio Vista Rewards program a "Free Tote Bag" mail-in rebate offer. A bright red tag with black and white racing stripes and the words 'Free Tote Bag' will be placed on selected 32 oz bottles of Equine (Click Headline For More!)


United States Dressage Federation Announces New Online Search and Improved Web Services for Horse Owners
2004-04-15 Dressage Press Release
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has released a new online horse search. Horse owners and lessees can now access a complete report of all their horses registered with USDF, and print a one-page portfolio. This new tool will provide a comp (Click Headline For More!)


Bed and Breakfasts for Bowser and Flicka
2004-04-15 Horse Vacation Press Release
Bed & Breakfasts for Bowser & Flicka These B & Bs Have Gone to the Dogs... and Horses Too -- Some With "Over the Top" Pet Amenities - DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/14/2004 -- America's love affair with household pets is growing by leaps and boun (Click Headline For More!)


New Edition of Kentucky Derby Glasses Price Guide Now Available
2004-04-15 Horse Gifts Press Release
LEXINGTON, Ky., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2004-2005 edition of the "Kentucky Derby Glasses Price Guide" is now available. An invaluable resource for collectors, this updated and expanded volume provides the latest prices and information on the (Click Headline For More!)


USEF Announces Show Jumping Team for 2004 Samsung Super League Tour
2004-04-14 Showjumping Press Release
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) today announced the riders who will be competing in the first of four Samsung Super League Tour events. These events will be held in La Baule, France, May 6-9; Rome, Italy, May 27 – 30; Lucerne, Switzerl (Click Headline For More!)


Farnam Horse Products Woos Canadian Market
2004-04-14 Horse Health Press Release
Long-Standing Phoenix-Based Company To Expand International Profile - PHOENIZ, Ariz. – ( April 13, 2004) Farnam Horse Products has aimed its attention at Canadian horse enthusiasts through heightened advertising campaigns and increased availability o (Click Headline For More!)


Beezie Madden And Judgement Win $150,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte
2004-04-14 Showjumping Press Release
Wrapping up the inaugural Charlotte Jumper Classic on Easter Sunday, Beezie Madden, 40, of Cazenovia, NY, riding the Dutch-bred stallion Judgement owned by Iron Spring Farm, claimed victory in the $150,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte For the Charlotte Bo (Click Headline For More!)


Hallmark Channel Original Movie Features Story of Deserted Young Mother and Her Blind Horse, Premieres April 18
2004-04-14 Horse Press Release
When her beloved horse is tragically blinded, a deserted and destitute young mother must harness her inner strength and build a brand new life for herself and her child in "The Long Shot" (Believe in Courage), a Hallmark Channel Original movie premie (Click Headline For More!)


Feeding the Mare and Foal
2004-04-13 Dr. Martin Adams
Recent equine research has shown that proper nutrition has positive effects on fertility and milk production of mares, and the growth and health of their foals. The first consideration for the mare is to have her in good body condition and a high nut (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-13 Dressage Press Release
Wellington, FL – April 9, 2004 – Invitations for “Celebrate With The Champions” will go out mid-May announcing the premier fundraising party at the Dressage Olympic Selection Trials in San Juan Capistrano, California. Orchestrated by Chairs Jane Thom (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-13 Reining Press Release
The numbers are in and the 2003 NRHA statistics leave no doubt that Reining continues to experience phenomenal growth; setting new records and reaching new milestones remains the norm. NRHA memberships grew by 36 % in the last five years. The large (Click Headline For More!)


Craig Schmersal and Tom McCutcheon Win Cosequin/USEF Open Reining Championship Qualifiers
2004-04-13 Reining Press Release
Two of the nation’s best reining riders, Craig Schmersal and Tom McCutcheon, won the Cosequin/USEF Open Reining Championship Qualifiers held in March. Craig Schmersal of Menifee, CA, took top honors on two horses at the Scottsdale Reining Horse Class (Click Headline For More!)


The New Boyne Jacket from Horseware
2004-04-12 English Riding Apparel Product Spotlight
The new Boyne Jacket from Horseware Ireland is an extremely lightweight new jacket that will keep you dry, yet cool. With a stylish two tone finish, this practical, windproof and waterproof jacket features an innovative "free flow" ventilation system (Click Headline For More!)


A.Q.H.A. Showpiece Natural Oil Saddle By Tex Tan
2004-04-12 Western Show Saddle Product Spotlight
A show stopper of a saddle if there ever was one, this all-over floral tooled silver-trimmed saddle is the epitome of western show style. It's built on a bullhide tree with a 7/8 in-skirt rigging and Quarter Horse bars. Finished with silver-plated (Click Headline For More!)


Catch as Catch can - How to Catch a Loose Horse!
2004-04-12 Janeen S. DeBoard
It can happen at any time, at a show or sale or just out at the barn--suddenly there's a cry of "loose horse!" - Take a moment to size up the situation. Most often, the horse is not panicked or running away in fear, but has simply managed to open his (Click Headline For More!)


Plaid Equestrian Bag and Boot Collection
2004-04-11 Horse Tack Review Gift Guide
Three essential pieces for barn or any outdoor activity, rain or shine. An attractive equestrian pattern for horse lovers! Use the totoe bag for shopping, grooming or as a horseshow purse to hold everything. Booties and slip-on shoes are perfect a (Click Headline For More!)


Cara Raether And Olympus Win $5,000 Amateur/Young Riders Top Score
2004-04-11 Showjumping Press Release
The Saturday evening show of the Charlotte Jumper Classic kicked off with victory in the $5,000 Amateur/Young Riders Top Score for Cara Raether, 24, of New York, NY, aboard Olympus owned by her family’s Trelawny Farm, Inc. Raether topped a class of 1 (Click Headline For More!)


Beezie Madden And Conquest II Win $10,000 International Jumpers Top Score
2004-04-11 Showjumping Press Release
A crowd-pleasing ‘Gambler’s Choice’ wrapped up the afternoon competition on Saturday with Beezie Madden, 40, of Cazenovia, NY, claiming her second victory in this inaugural show. Madden topped a field of 20 horses in the $10,000 International Jumpers (Click Headline For More!)


Charlie Jayne And Champion Win $5,000 Amateur/Young Rider Speed Stake
2004-04-11 Showjumping Press Release
Launching day two of the Charlotte Jumper Classic, Charlie Jayne, 18, of Elgin, IL, riding Champion owned by Alex Jayne won the $5,000 Amateur/Young Rider Speed Stake. Jayne topped a field of 14 horses in this speed class where every rail down added (Click Headline For More!)


Beezie Madden and Judgement Win $25,000 Charlotte Welcome Stakes
2004-04-11 Showjumping Press Release
Beezie Madden, 40, of Cazenovia, NY, riding Judgement for Iron Spring Farm topped a field of 22 horses to win the $25,000 Charlotte Welcome Stake, the featured event of the Friday evening show at the Charlotte Jumper Classic. Nine horses went clean o (Click Headline For More!)


Al Dunning Video Series
2004-04-10 Horse Video Product Spotlight
Al Dunning is a world champion reining, cutting, and working cow horse trainer, author, clinician, and generous servant to the horse industry. Now you can order his videos quickly and easily from Jeffers Equine! Let Al show you his proven techniques (Click Headline For More!)


Can You Prevent Colic?
2004-04-10 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Colic. The very word makes you shudder. It seems to happen at any time and place and to any horse. As common as colic is, it remains misconstrued and lacks singular explanation. Thousands of dollars have been invested in colic studies, yet it is stil (Click Headline For More!)


Romfh Debuts Spring Line of Technical Riding Apparel in new Dover Catalog
2004-04-10 English Riding Apparel Press Release
Take a fashion excursion through the new Dover Saddlery Spring catalog. Romfh,® manufacturer of technical riding apparel designed specifically to meet the performance demands of today's riders, is showcasing their spring and summer line of shirts and (Click Headline For More!)


Pre-Bit Hackamore Training
2004-04-09 B.F. Yeates, Texas A&M U. and Melvin Bradley, Department of Animal Sciences, U. of Missouri-Columbia
Hackamores are used to start colts in training. An untrained colt makes many mistakes, and the trainer needs to correct them. A hackamore doesn't injure sensitive tissue in the colt's mouth, yet it provides firm, safe control. Use of a hackamore is (Click Headline For More!)


Equine Feeding for Performance
2004-04-09 Buckeye Nutrition
Equine exercise physiology is a relatively new scientific field. While not commonly used as yet, advancements in this area are beginning to creep into the daily routine of many horse trainers. However, others seem to be skeptical of researchers mum (Click Headline For More!)


Devon-Aire Ladies Hipster Tights
2004-04-09 English Riding Apparel Product Spotlight
Based on the popular hipster style, Devon-Aire's new english riding tights are designed in Second Skin synthetic fiber for the maximum in freedom of movement. A unique moisture management system keeps you cool and dry. These riding tights feature a p (Click Headline For More!)


Opening Day Of Charlotte Jumper Classic CSI**** Kicks Off On Friday, April 9
2004-04-09 Showjumping Press Release
Three Day Schedule Features Olympians, R&B Singer Jeffrey Osborne, And Easter Bunny - Charlotte, NC – April 8, 2004 – The 14,000-seat Charlotte Coliseum has been transformed from an NBA basketball court into a four-star indoor horse show arena for th (Click Headline For More!)


Organized Barn and Trailer Inc. Gets Your HOSS Organized With Our New Barn and Tack Line!
2004-04-08 Horse Tack Press Release
Phoenix, AZ - Organized Barn and Trailer Inc. – Frustrated with her messy tack room, their company founder applied products she was using to organize her workplace to her horse trailer and tack room. Friends were amazed and began demanding she help (Click Headline For More!)


Sooner Trailer Continues 16-Year Partnership with AQHA, Upgrades Sponsorship
2004-04-08 Horse Press Release
April 7, 2004 - Longtime American Quarter Horse Association Corporate Partner Sooner Trailer announced today that it will renew its partnership with AQHA. The Official Trailer of AQHA since 1988, Sooner Trailer co-sponsors the AQHA World Championship (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-08 Horse Health Press Release
April 7, 2004 - Feed-Through Fly Control Product Safe When Used As Directed - PHOENIX, Ariz. – (April 6, 2004) Farnam Horse Products has marketed a feed-through fly control product, Equitrol®, for more than 20 years to horse owners nationwide. Since (Click Headline For More!)


Virtual Stable to Follow Challenge Championships
2004-04-08 Horse Press Release
April 7, 2004 -- Fans of American Quarter Horse racing can now use Virtual Stable(TM) to track the progress of leading contenders for the MBNA America® Challenge Championships, it was announced today by the American Quarter Horse Association and Equi (Click Headline For More!)


USDF Announces Spring Advanced Young Rider and Junior Rider Clinic Participants
2004-04-08 Dressage Press Release
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has announced the riders chosen for the Spring 2004 Advanced Young Rider and Junior Rider Clinic Series with Conrad Schumacher. USDF junior/young riders riding at Third Level or above were invited to apply (Click Headline For More!)


The Ultimate in Fly Products - Now Available from Wrangler and Twenty X by Professional's Choice
2004-04-07 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
American Quarter Horse Association Corporate Partner Professional's Choice Sports Medicine Products, Inc. introduced three new additions to its Wrangler line of fly products. These top-of-the-line fly products allow your horse to remain active yet fr (Click Headline For More!)


Horses Never Lie Book
2004-04-07 Horse Tack Review Gift Guide
Building on the primary concept of his previous books--looking at the world from the horse's point of view---Mark Rashid clearly defines the difference between alpha and passive leaders. He explains how to be a passive leader and illustrates with co (Click Headline For More!)


Wrap Up For Winter Equestrian Festival Week 10
2004-04-07 Showjumping Press Release
TAMPA, FL – The 10th and final week of the 32nd Winter Equestrian Festival entitled Tournament of Champions was held March 30 through April 3 at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center in Tampa, Florida. The 2004 WEF wrapped up with the $200,000 Budweiser A (Click Headline For More!)


Equine Identification Task Force Meets, Discusses ID Plan Issues
2004-04-07 Horse Press Release
The American Horse Council (AHC) National Equine Identification Plan Task Force, composed of representatives from all segments of the horse industry, held its second meeting in Dallas, Texas, March 18-19, 2004. "Clearly, the meeting indicated that th (Click Headline For More!)


MBNA America Racing Challenge Adds Three New Sponsors
2004-04-07 Horse Press Release
April 7, 2004 - The MBNA America® Quarter Horse Racing Challenge is American Quarter Horse racing's richest program and horse racing's only series with a championship ending finale'. Today, the American Quarter Horse Association is pleased to announc (Click Headline For More!)


English Tack - The Hampton Hat from Charles Owen
2004-04-06 English Riding Apparel Product Spotlight
This low profile helmet from Britain is covered with the best Italian velvet. The peak is gently rounded to flatter the face and shade the eyes. The adjustable deerskin harness is made from Pittards stay-soft leather and reinforced with nylon for add (Click Headline For More!)


USEA Gold Cup Series Goes to California
2004-04-06 Eventing Press Release
Temecula, CA - April 2004 - The Galway Downs Horse Trials held March 25-28 in Temecula, California proved a fitting site for the west coast launch of the 2004 USEA Gold Cup Series. Continuing on Red Hills' success, Galway Downs was met with another w (Click Headline For More!)


Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry to be Updated
2004-04-06 American Horse Council Press Release
The American Horse Council (AHC) has initiated efforts to update the National Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry in the US. The original study, completed in 1996 by Barents Group of Washington, D.C., established that the horse industry in al (Click Headline For More!)


USDF Calendar of Educational Events Now Available Online
2004-04-06 Dressage Press Release
April 6, 2004 - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Web-based calendar of educational events. Located at www.usdf.org/CalendarEvents/eventsinformation/, the calendar is searchable by Region and by (Click Headline For More!)


Western Horse Tack - Wintec All Rounder Saddle
2004-04-05 Western Saddle Product Spotlight
A tough and durable leisure saddle. The Wintec All Rounder Western Saddle is great for riders who need a hard wearing saddle that also offers extra security, aesthetic appeal and low maintenance. Ideal for team penning, trail riding, pleasure riding, (Click Headline For More!)


Make Money With Horses
2004-04-05 Don Blazer
If making money is the means by which business success is measured, then “thinking” is the means by which business management is judged. Poor business management, poor profit picture. You have the right (always exercise it) to choose your responses (Click Headline For More!)


A Horse, Of Course
2004-04-05 Don Blazer
Some say Jesse James lived by the gun and died by the gun. That’s accurate….but not nearly all the story. Jesse James lived by the horse and died by the horse. That’s the story…the one you really want to know.

Jesse James was a bold, m
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Russell Stewart, Sr., and Main Spring Inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame
2004-04-05 Showjumping Press Release
Tampa, FL, -- The Show Jumping Hall of Fame conducted its annual induction ceremonies during the intermission at the Budweiser American Invitational on April 3 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. J. Russell Stewart, Sr. and Main Spring were induct (Click Headline For More!)


Packable, Waterproof Garments a Must for Trail Enthusiasts
2004-04-04 Western Tack Press Release
Oxford, PA - You never know what the weather will bring. On a long pleasure ride or in a tough endurance competition, sudden showers and brisk breezes can end the fun quickly if youre not prepared. Thats why Outback Trading Company, makers of the ori (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-04 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
Peter DeCosemo describes the motivation and research behind The Ansür Saddlery Deluxe Support System... "Over four years on, and three thousand saddles later, I did feel that our line was complete. However, a quiet reoccurring comment and request fro (Click Headline For More!)


Cheap Feed Costs More
2004-04-04 Don Blazer
When it comes to horse feed, being cheap can be expensive. “Not only does it actually cost more in dollars to feed cheap concentrates, the red ink also adds up in poor performance, poor growth, the cost of additional supplements, the additional amou (Click Headline For More!)


Norman Dello Joio And Glasgow Win $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational At WEF
2004-04-04 Showjumping Press Release
Tampa, FL – April 3, 2004 – Norman Dello Joio, 47, of Wellington, Florida, riding Glasgow for The Glasgow Group topped a field of 35 horses to win the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florid (Click Headline For More!)


Get an Education in Natural Horsemanship
2004-04-03 Horse Press Release
The University of Montana-Western and the La Cense Montana Ranch in Dillon, Montana, are pleased to announce that through their combined efforts, a new Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in Natural Horsemanship is now available at t (Click Headline For More!)


Ward Wins WEF Challenge Cup Finale
2004-04-03 Horse Show Press Release
April 2, 2004 -- McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, riding Hurricane I for Turnabout Farm won the $30,000 WEF Challenge Cup Finale CSI-W today at the Tournament of Champions in Tampa, Florida. Topping a field of 36 horses, Ward rode the fastest of three cl (Click Headline For More!)


McDonald to Help Olympic Dressage Team
2004-04-03 Dressage Press Release
April 2, 2004 -- It's a dream-come-true package for any Rider -- one month's training with internationally renowned Grand Prix dressage rider Debbie McDonald at River Grove Farm in Sun Valley, Idaho, complete with a stall for your horse and a condo f (Click Headline For More!)


Jeffery Welles And Octavius Win $20,000 1.50m Classic At WEF In Tampa
2004-04-03 Showjumping Press Release
Tampa, FL – April 2, 2004 – Jeffery Welles of Pound Ridge, NY, riding Octavius for owner International Jumpers LLC won the $20,000 1.50-Meter Classic at the Tournament of Champions in Tampa, Florida today. Welles topped a class of 29 entries and was (Click Headline For More!)


2003 National Reined Cow Horse Association National Champions Named
2004-04-02 Horse Press Release
For the first time ever, there were three year-end titles on the line for National Reined Cow Horse Association show horses. The first hurdle to clear was the Regional one. Superlative performers on that level were then invited to the inaugural NRCHA (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Health Alert - California Birds Test Positive for West Nile Virus
2004-04-02 Horse Health Press Release
Orange County, Calif., Vector Control District (OCVCD) biologists have found antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) in two adult female house finches. The birds were trapped as part of the District's wild bird trapping program which involves trapping an (Click Headline For More!)


Stellar Roster of Riders Invited to Compete on April 3 in the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational Presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune
2004-04-02 Showjumping Press Release
Tampa, FL – April 2, 2004 – Stadium Jumping, Inc., producers of the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune, officially announced today the roster of riders invited to compete in this year’s event. The “Supe (Click Headline For More!)


Get ready to ride! How to make sure you and your horse are ready to go
2004-04-01 Christine Wilson, Southern States
Although you probably have a year-round maintenance program in place for your horse, it's time to check his condition for the upcoming riding season. Longer days and the end of winter mean increased riding time and frequent hauling for many, whether (Click Headline For More!)


United States Dressage Federation and Dover Offer New Rider Awards
2004-04-01 Dressage Press Release
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce expanded awards for the USDF/Dover Saddlery Adult Amateur Medal program. New for the 2004 competition year, adult amateur riders at Second Level who win three USDF/Dover Medals will (Click Headline For More!)



2004-04-01 Press Release
(Fort Worth, TX) – The National Cutting Horse Association is proud to announce an addition to its select group of official sponsors. EQ Solutions and the National Cutting Horse Association are looking forward to becoming successful partners over the (Click Headline For More!)


Laura Chapot And Sprite Win $5,000 1.40m Acorn Hill Farm Challenge At WEF
2004-04-01 Horse Show Press Release
TAMPA, FL – April 1, 2004 – Laura Chapot, 30, of Neshanic Station, NJ, riding her own Sprite won the $5,000 Acorn Hill Farm Challenge today at the Tournament of Champions in Tampa, Florida. The win marked the third time Chapot and Sprite claimed vict (Click Headline For More!)


A Horse, Of Course
2004-04-01 Don Blazer
I made a boo boo. I blew it. I’ve been snookered. I fell for it hook line and sinker. I dropped off the turnip truck this morning. But I’m not alone. Disney Studios is just as gullible as I. (And when Disney bought into the story, they used ca (Click Headline For More!)


Rein-Aid
2004-04-01 Horse Tack Review
Upon reading about the Rein-Aid, I was immediately interested. It was evident that these were products designed not only for a rider, but more important, for a horse. Available in both full reins, or as inserts, Rein-Aid allows an elastic feel betw (Click Headline For More!)






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