Horse Tack Review

Cashel Converter
2004-05-31 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
Now you can convert your English or Australian rigged saddle to Western rigging. Finally you can combine the lighter weight advantage of English & Australian saddles with the leverage provided by the cinch/latigo system. Consists of two (2) English b (Click Headline For More!)

Father's Day Gifts for the Horse Dad
2004-05-30 Horse Tack Gift Guide
Our dads... they've been there for us, hauled the horses to shows and back again, cheering us up if we didn't bring home a ribbon. Horse dads stick by us through thick and thin, muck and mud and now it's their turn to shine. Show your horse dad ho (Click Headline For More!)

Laminitis: A major and Unsolved Problem for Horses
2004-05-30 W.A. Moyer, DVM
Laminitis (often called founder) is a unique disease, which commonly affects horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. It has been diagnosed in zebras and some cloven-hooved animals. It has been recognized as a major problem in the horse world for centuries (Click Headline For More!)

United States Dressage Federation National-Level Trainers' Conference To Feature Kathy Connelly
2004-05-29 USDF Press Release
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce that the 2004 National-Level Trainers' Conference on October 23-24 at Cañon Ridge Farms in Castle Rock, CO, will feature internationally recognized dressage competitor, trainer, coac (Click Headline For More!)

Caring for Pets in Times of Disaster
2004-05-29 CVMA Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- It's every pet owner's worst nightmare: a wildfire breaks out and in the panic and confusion, you can't locate and rescue your animal. Each year, hundreds of pets are lost during natural disasters, and many more ar (Click Headline For More!)

Charles Owen Body Protectors and Helmets
2004-05-28 Riding Apparel Press Release
Charles Owen Bespoke Fitting (UK/USA) - 24/05/2004 - The Ultralight Body Protector (shown) has been tried and tested throughout all stages of development by Riders from all disciplines. The design has proved to be light, comfortable and easy to wear. (Click Headline For More!)

American Horse Council to Update National Economic Study
2004-05-28 Horse Press Release
The American Horse Council has initiated efforts to update the National Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry in the U.S. The Study, done by Barents Group of Washington, DC, established that the horse industry in all its segments, racing, showi (Click Headline For More!)

Fly Protection for Horses - WeatherBeeta Turnout Fly Sheet
2004-05-28 Horse Tack - Fly Control Product Spotlight
Help protect your horse this summer from any annoying flies, insects and burning sun with this 100% nylon mesh sheet. The WeatherBeeta Turnout Fly Sheet is a strong, fine-gauge nylon mesh sheet with shoulder gussets to allow freedom of movement. The (Click Headline For More!)

Hobby Horse Show Chaps Winner, May 2004
2004-05-27 Horse Tack Review Staff
Horse Tack Review congratulates Fiona (and Poco, shown in photo) from El Granada, California, the Winner in our Hobby Horse Western Show Chaps contest! Fiona wrote reviews on the Albion Legend 5000 General Purpose Saddle, the Wintec 2000 General Purp (Click Headline For More!)

NRHA Derby Spotlight Sale
2004-05-27 NRHA Press Release
Jewel In The Night was the star of the day at the NRHA Derby Spotlight Sale held in conjunction with the NRHA Derby, held May 17-23, 2004 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After the sale demonstration and champagne brunch, (Click Headline For More!)

No-Fly Zone for Horses
2004-05-27 Bill Walsh
Not one weapon, not even two. When it comes to battling flies, bring out the arsenal -- Those flies which have colonized your horse's face didn't even exist in this country prior to the mid-1950s. But after they hitched a ride from Europe to Canada, (Click Headline For More!)

New products available from Horse and Pony Sales!
2004-05-26 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
Looking to buy a gift for a horse lover? A gift for your horse? Or maybe a gift for yourself! You do not need a special occasion to treat yourself with the new range of gifts from Horse and Pony Sales. These products offer that something special (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-26 Horse Press Release
W. F. Young, Inc., marketers of the Absorbine line of animal health care products, announces the launch of new gallon bottles for Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, the company's flagship product. This new look for an old favorite will allow equestrians (Click Headline For More!)

Short List Announced for 2004 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team
2004-05-26 US Equestrian Press Release
May 25, 2004 - The United States Equestrian Federation Press Releases - The United States Equestrian Federation today announced the Short List for the 2004 Olympic Show Jumping Team. The four horse and rider combinations and two substitutes are as fo (Click Headline For More!)

Equestrian Charm Bracelet - the perfect gift for a horse lover
2004-05-25 Horse Tack Gift Guide
What horse lover would not want a beautiful charm bracelt to add to their equine collection. To look at their wrist and remind them of the joy their horse gives to them each and every day. The Equestrian Charm Bracelet from Back in the Saddle is th (Click Headline For More!)

International Day Closes NRHA Derby - Todd Crawford Wins Bayer/USEF $75,000 Open Reining Championship
2004-05-25 NRHA Press Release
In an extremely strong field of contenders, Todd Crawford scored a 228.5 and delivered the winning ride in the Bayer/USEF $75,000 added Open Reining Championship Final held in conjunction with the NRHA Derby in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Crawford rode (Click Headline For More!)

Two Horses, Four People Nominated for the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
2004-05-25 AQHA Press Release
Amarillo, Texas, May 25, 2004 -- Four individuals and two horses will be inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame during the 2005 AQHA Convention March 11-15 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at Union Station in St. Louis, Missouri. The Ame (Click Headline For More!)

Crusader Pasture Long with Ears Fly Mask
2004-05-24 Horse Fly Protection Product Spotlight
Spoil your horse with the number one rated fly mask; the safe alternative to toxic fly sprays. The Crusader from Cashel Company is has a patented three hole cap that eliminates forelock damage and unique design that keeps the mesh well away from the (Click Headline For More!)

Two Industry Leaders Join Forces
2004-05-24 Press Release
Purina Mills and the National Cutting Horse Association Announce Partnership - (Fort Worth TX) — Purina Mills®, LLC and the National Cutting Horse Association are excited to announce a new sponsorship agreement centered around the launch of a new Pre (Click Headline For More!)

Peter Wylde and Fein Cera Go Clean to Capture Overall Lead in 2004 Olympic Show Jumping Trial Standings
2004-05-24 US Equestrian Press Release
McLain Ward, Beezie Madden, Lauren Hough, Nicole Simpson - Lurking Close Behind Ward - San Juan Capistrano , CA - It was a perfect day in Southern California. Perfectly blue sky, perfect temperature, perfect setting for an Olympic Trials, and perfe (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-23 English Horse Tack - Apparel Press Release
Union City, CA – Ariat International, Inc. announces the expansion of its leading tall boot collection with the introduction of the Ariat Crowne Pro Field Boot™. Incorporating Ariat’s unique Cobalt™ Technology, this redesign of the enormously popular (Click Headline For More!)

The Blood-Horse Announces New Electronic Edition - Coming Summer 2004
2004-05-23 Horse Press Release
LEXINGTON, KY-- Blood-Horse Publications, a multimedia publishing company that traces its roots to 1916, announces The Blood-Horse Electronic Edition: a complete digital edition of The Blood-Horse magazine, the Thoroughbred industry's leading news an (Click Headline For More!)

USDF Announces New Online Search and Improved Web Services for Horse Breeders
2004-05-23 Dressage Press Release
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) has released a new online horse search. Horse breeders can now access a complete report and print a portfolio of all USDF-registered horses whose records list them as the breeder. This new tool will provid (Click Headline For More!)

Beezie Madden Wins Final Olympic Selection Trials
2004-05-23 US Equestrian Press Release
May 23, 2004 - San Juan Capistrano, CA – Beezie Madden described today as “a bit of a rollercoaster,” and she gave the crowd a real thrill ride when she and Authentic brilliantly attacked the course becoming the only ones to go clear in both Trial (Click Headline For More!)

The Buzz on Protection from Mosquitoes
2004-05-22 Horse Care Press Release
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- May 19, 2004 -- A sinister new type of tourist has discovered the Valley’s allure—mosquitoes, which are swarming in with gusto this year. These insects are known to spread the potentially fatal West Nile Virus (WNV) disease, which i (Click Headline For More!)

Sundowner Trailers Selects Synchrono to Enable its LEAN Enterprise Initiative
2004-05-22 Horse Trailer Press Release
Synchrono, a leading provider of real-time closed-loop planning, scheduling & execution solution for manufacturing operations, announced that it has been selected by Sundowner Trailers, manufacturer of high quality horse trailers, to improve velocity (Click Headline For More!)

World Renowned Horse Gentler Monty Roberts Joins Up With Local Casper Wyoming Business
2004-05-21 Horse Press Release
Monty Roberts, a world renowned horse gentler and the best selling author of The Man Who Listens to Horses, will demonstrate his violence-free horse training methods during an event in Casper Wyoming. The demonstration will be held at 7:30pm, July 6, (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-21 Horse Tack Press Relase
Brooklyn, New York — For years riders have ordered custom boots with excitement and trepidation; they knew the boots would look great, but that the break-in period could be a nightmare. Custom boot maker Der-Dau has created a solution—the Italian Le (Click Headline For More!)

Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in West Texas; First Case Since 1998
2004-05-21 Horse Press Release
The country's first case of vesicular stomatitis (VS) since 1998 was confirmed Wednesday, May 19, on a premise with nine horses and eight head of cattle near Balmorhea, in Reeves County in west Texas. VS is a viral disease that occurs sporadically in (Click Headline For More!)

National Reining Horse Association Non Pro Derby: Monday's Highlights!
2004-05-20 NRHA Press Relase
The NRHA Non Pro Derby featuring Non Pro, Intermediate Non Pro, Limited Non Pro, and Prime Time Non Pro divisions, began on Monday morning, May 17, at the Oklahoma State Fair Park with the first section of the first go round. When the 59th rider co (Click Headline For More!)

Families Reconnect on Equestrian Vacations in Ireland
2004-05-20 Horse Gift Idea Press Release
The slow pace and beautiful terrain of the Irish countryside make a perfect setting for a family equestrian vacation. All ages and all riding abilities, from beginning to those who would like to increase their riding skills, will enjoy horse riding w (Click Headline For More!)

Easy Does It
2004-05-19 Susan Konkle, The Main Points
10 tips to take the work out of stable chores... Many gadgets on the market these days claim to make horse care easier. Some are great, others are not; some are expensive, others are not. My top ten favorites for making barn work less of a chore? (Click Headline For More!)

2005 FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals Awarded to Las Vegas
2004-05-19 Horse Show Press Release
The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announces today that the 2005 FEI World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) from 20 to 24 April 2005. It is the first time that these Finals, two of the worldís most pre (Click Headline For More!)

Horse Tack - Companion Trail Saddle from Duett
2004-05-18 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
A Trail saddle designed by and for DUETT Saddlery, The COMPANION is built on the RONDO tree. This is the tree that, at its widest, is the best fit on the table-backed, low-withered equines! (The narrower trees fit withered horses.) This saddle's fea (Click Headline For More!)

New Topical Anti-Inflammatory Equine Pain Treatment Approved for Use
2004-05-18 Horse Health Press Release
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and sell SURPASS™ (1% diclofenac sodium) Topical Anti-Inflammatory Cream, a new treatment for horses with pain and lame (Click Headline For More!)

Beezie Madden and De Silvio Lead After Del Mar Olympic Show Jumping Trials
2004-05-18 US Equestrian Press Release
May 18, 2004 - This weekend in Del Mar may have seemed a bit more like the last leg of the Triple Crown, instead of the Finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Show Jumping Trials as American jumpers vied for a spot on the team headed to the 2004 Athens Olym (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-17 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
The Brid-OVR™ is an original, uniquely designed, nose-opening, all leather show halter which allows you to bridle over the halter and then remove the halter from beneath the bridle, thus never losing control of your horse. When you are finished ridin (Click Headline For More!)

What horses are at risk for contracting Strangles?
2004-05-17 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Any age horse can be affected, but it is the very young and the very old who usually suffer the worst. Young horses may not have yet developed sufficient immunity through natural exposure in their short lives, while the immune system of the geriatric (Click Headline For More!)

Equine MRI Opens a New Frontier in Lameness Diagnosis and Treatment
2004-05-16 American Association of Equine Practitioners
The first "standing" Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine for horses in the United States arrived at Equest Imaging in San Diego County's San Marcos early this year. In use at four clinics in the U.K. and Germany, the state-of-the-art, digital ma (Click Headline For More!)

The Great Whiz Is Number One!
2004-05-16 National Reining Horse Association Press Release
The Great Whiz, owned by Lance Griffin, Dewinton, Alberta, Canada, has been trained and shown exclusively by Duane Latimer, resident trainer at Bob Loomis Quarter Horses, Inc., Marietta, Oklahoma. It's been a mutually beneficial partnership. As a t (Click Headline For More!)

Right to Ride Legislation Passes House Resources Committee
2004-05-15 American Horse Council Press Release
The “Right to Ride” bill (H.R. 2966) passed the House Resources Committee today. The bill was introduced by Congressman George Radanovich (R-CA). “Congressman Radanovich has worked very hard to get the bill passed by the Resources Committee,” said (Click Headline For More!)

Todd Bergen Earns NRHA Million Dollar Rider Status
2004-05-15 NRHA Press Release
Todd Bergen went to the 2003 NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City with NRHA Lifetime Earnings approximately $41,000 shy of the magic number that it takes to become an NRHA Million Dollar Rider. Despite bringing two horses to the Futurity Finals, Bergen we (Click Headline For More!)

Put a little breathing space between you and the competition with FLAIR Equine Nasal Strips
2004-05-14 Horse Press Release
All horses under stress from exercise or work suffer from exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH), but you can reduce your horse's fatigue, recovery time, and lung stress with an easy, drug-free solution. Clinical studies have shown that FLAIR (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-14 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
JPC Equestrian is now offering the TuffRider® Fly Sheet for horses. Their fly sheets offer the ultimate in protection for your horse from both the sun and insects. The lightweight fabric is treated with OdorBloc anti-microbial treatment for long lif (Click Headline For More!)

NRHA Derby Days In Oklahoma City
2004-05-13 NRHA Press Release
An extremely talented group of four-, five-, and six-year-old reining horses will meet head-on at the 2004 NRHA Derby slated for May 17-23 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. They'll be competing in the $80,000 added Open Derby that in (Click Headline For More!)

AQHA Encouraging Participation in Dressage
2004-05-13 American Quarter Horse Association Press Release
Amarillo, Texas, May 11, 2004 - In January 2004, the American Quarter Horse Association announced that it would accept dressage test scores for American Quarter Horses and current AQHA members competing at approved U.S. Equestrian/United States Dress (Click Headline For More!)

Keith Newerla Wins 2004 NDSA Championship For Riders With Disabilities
2004-05-13 NDSA Press Release
Kingston, RI—May 12, 2004—For the second consecutive year, Keith Newerla of Seaford, NY, won the National Disability Sports Alliance (NDSA) Equestrian Championship for riders with physical disabilities. Riding Ballyshannon, Newerla won the Champions (Click Headline For More!)

Driving Your Horse Trailer
2004-05-12 Neva Kittrell Scheve, EquiSpirit Horse Trailers
The foundation of good driving habits is a safe and properly rated rig. Whenever you take your horses out on the road, whether for a short or a long trip, you are putting yourself and your horses at a certain amount of risk. Your combination doesn't (Click Headline For More!)

Western Show Apparel - Special Offer - Free Charlotte Slinky with Vest & Super Slinky Purchase!
2004-05-12 Western Show Apparel Product Spotlight
Sophisticated yet simple, Eleganza vest has smoothly curving contrast panels on front and back shoulders with scroll motif, all outlined with glittering crystals. Choose from black with white, or midnite with sand and whiskey. Then, consider coordina (Click Headline For More!)

Tahitian Noni International Launches New Equine Product
2004-05-12 Horse Health Press Release
OREM, Utah, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tahitian Noni International, the exclusive source of TAHITIAN NONI® Juice launched today its newest line designed specifically for the equine industry. TAHITIAN NONI(TM) Equine Essentials(TM) -- Liquid Dietary Suppl (Click Headline For More!)

John & Laurie Ward Earn Hackamore Classic Championships
2004-05-12 NRCHA Press Release
They had both won the National Reined Cow Horse Association's Snaffle Bit Futurity - he in the Open and she in the Non Pro - and a basketful of other titles - but John and Laurie Ward of Kingsburg, California, had never earned a major event champions (Click Headline For More!)

Online Paint Horse Registration Begins
2004-05-11 Horse Press Release
Paint horse breeders will come face to face with advanced technology beginning today (May 10), when the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) takes an industry lead and unveils an innovative online horse registration program for its members. The pr (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-10 Horse Tack Press Release
Union City, CA – Ariat International was named, “Manufacturer of The Year Award” by The National Foundation Quarter Horse Association for excellence in product design. A survey was conducted among NFQHA staff, organization members and competition jud (Click Headline For More!)

Ariat Woodside Jacket
2004-05-10 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
This high performance windproof and waterproof riding jacket is perfect for cool, rainy days. The adjustable hood is sized to fit over a helmet, and can be removed and stored in the collar. Sleeves are cut to allow full range of motion and underarm v (Click Headline For More!)

AQHA to Honor its Nearly 350,000 Members
2004-05-09 Horse Press Release
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is rolling out the red carpet to welcome all AQHA members to its third annual Member Appreciation Days and Open House, which will be held June 1-13, 2004 in Amarillo, Texas. Members won't want to miss thi (Click Headline For More!)

Hillary Duff "Heads West" in Ariat's New Heritage Western J-Toes
2004-05-09 Horse Tack Press Release
Union City, CA – Ariat International, the world’s leading performance footwear and apparel brand for equestrian athletes and enthusiasts, outfits teen pop-star, Hillary Duff, in the recently released June edition of Cowboys & Indians. Styled in Ariat (Click Headline For More!)

Horse Owners Urged to Vaccine Now
2004-05-08 Dr. Frederick Harper, Extension Horse Specialist, Univ of Tenn Department of Animal Science
Spring is the time to insure that your horses are properly vaccinated. Horse owners are reminded that their horses should be vaccinated for Eastern Equine Zncephalomyelitis (EEE), Western Equine Encephalomyelitis (WEE), tetanus and West Nile Virus ( (Click Headline For More!)

Barry Wins Open Super Stakes Event
2004-05-08 National Cutting Horse Association Press Release
The National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes and Super Stakes Classic wrapped up in Fort Worth, Texas following a 20-day long run at the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum. More than 1,400 entries vied for a piece of the $2.3 million purse. Cara (Click Headline For More!)

English Tack - New for 2004! The Troxel Addicus
2004-05-07 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
The ultimate in style elegance and comfort in an SEI-certified helmet. The choice of champions who want modern styling, ultra light weight and the finest materials. The ADDICUS pioneers many new technologies including soft-tip visor, fusion heel and (Click Headline For More!)

Horse Fly Sheet - No Flies on Me!
2004-05-07 Horse Tack Press Release
Horseware has solved all fly problems this summer with its fabulous new and improved Rambo Flybuster range. The Flybuster family are made from a tough 1000 Denier PVC coated Polyester which moulds to the horses shape to filter sunlight and prevent th (Click Headline For More!)

Horse Gift and Books - Care and Management of the Older Horse
2004-05-06 Horse Gifts and Books Product Spotlight
Care and Management of the Older Horse is a book devoted to understanding the needs of older horses to prolong their lives. Today, horses are living longer than ever before, partly owing to advances in veterinary medicine, but also due to the willin (Click Headline For More!)

U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation and Horse News are teaming up to put together Open House/Trade Fair
2004-05-06 Horse Press Release
The U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation and Horse News are teaming up to put together the biggest Open House/Trade Fair the USET grounds have ever seen! On Sunday, June 13, the USET headquarters in Gladstone, N.J. will be teeming with activity. While th (Click Headline For More!)

Horse Tack - EquiFit, Inc. Introduces New Horse Boot and Saddle Pad Technology
2004-05-06 Horse Tack Press Release
Launching a comfortable support revolution, EquitFit, Inc. introduces new horse boot and saddle pad technology that is out of this world. Custom Fit. Every Horse. Every time.

BOSTON, MA, April 2004 - With the continued success of Shoulder
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Junior Rider Sought for ABC TV's 'Switched!'
2004-05-05 Press Release
May 4, 2004 -- Phelps Media Group, Inc. (PMG), a public relations firm focused on promoting events and people in the equestrian world, is casting for a junior rider to appear on the ABC Family television show "Switched!" The producers of the show are (Click Headline For More!)

2004-05-04 Horse Care Press Release
Prairie Grove, Arkansas-Aloe Advantage is pleased to announce the release of the 3-Step Wound Care System™--the only product on the market to address each stage of the healing process. This revolutionary system allows horse owners to easily and quick (Click Headline For More!)

The Rio Vista Grooming Stone offers a Gentle Approach to Horse Grooming
2004-05-04 Horse Tack - Grooming Supplies
Santa Maria, CA – Rio Vista Products has announced the successful introduction of the Grooming Stone to equestrian enthusiasts across the United States and Canada. The product was officially introduced to the market at Equine Affaire in Columbus, OH. (Click Headline For More!)

Joint Therapy: Is It the Right Decision for Your Horse?
2004-05-03 William Moyer, DVM, AAEP
The public demand for a precise diagnosis and treatment of lameness problems has increased many fold over the past decade. Horse owners, through exposure to state-of-the-art medicine and a multitude of publications, such as The Horse, are increasingl (Click Headline For More!)

Rambo Supreme Flybuster
2004-05-02 Horse Tack Product Spotlight
New for 2004 the Rambo Flybuster Supreme is the Ultimate Bug Rug. Made from tough PVC coated Polyester it helps to prevent irritation by summer insects whilst reflecting sunlight to protect the coat from bleaching. The Flybuster Supreme also incorpor (Click Headline For More!)

Senate Takes Action to Protect U.S. Horses
2004-05-01 Horse Press Release
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarian and US Senator, John Ensign (R-NV) along with his colleague Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) have introduced the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 2352), a bill to end the slaughter of horses (Click Headline For More!)

SHOWTIME! the Book is Now Available
2004-05-01 Horse Gift Product Spotlight
For decades, teenage girls have been searching for this book! Now it's finally available in SHOWTIME!, the exciting, true life adventures of a group of kids who show their horses in beautiful Southern California. New author, Gayle Farmer, long time (Click Headline For More!)

Equissentials Full Seat Breeches
2004-05-01 Horse Tack Review - In Depth Product Review
Equissentials, Inc. manufacturers the most comfortable English and Western riding breeches for all disciplines, all seasons and all sizes. They carry 'stock sizes' of 3T-40 in regular, short and long lengths, fitting 95% of the population, however, (Click Headline For More!)

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