2004-11-30 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Owning a horse can be a big investment in time, money and emotion. Unfortunately, horses seldom come with a money-back guarantee. That’s why it is so important to investigate the horse’s overall health and condition through a purchase exam conducted (Click Headline For More!)


Karin Offield Trains With Olympic Coach Jean Bemelmans During Four Month European Trip
2004-11-30 Equestrian Sports Promotions
Harbor Springs, MI— Amateur American FEI rider Karin Offield has fulfilled a lifelong dream by training extensively in Europe. Offield traveled to Holland and Germany for four months of intensive training. While in Europe, she trained at three diffe (Click Headline For More!)


Travel Bag Horse Grooming Set
2004-11-29 Horse Tack - Horse Gift
A Cconvenient solution to organize grooming tools while on the go. This Travel Bag Horse Grooming Set includes (1) each of the following: "spiral" curry comb, deep massage curry comb, mini rubber curry comb, mane & tail comb, pre-grooming brush, bris (Click Headline For More!)


USEF, USDF, and USHJA Reach Historic Understanding
2004-11-29 US Equestrian Federation
Lexington, KY—The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), and the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) have reached an historic understanding regarding joint membership, horse registration, (Click Headline For More!)


Air-Ride Western Show Pad by Professional's Choice
2004-11-28 Horse Tack - Western Saddle Pads
The popular Air-Ride Western Show Pad features an interwoven diamond pattern and various colour combinations. Each pad is designed by incorporating a beautiful hand-woven Navajo blanket, soft Merino wool and our exclusive Air-Ride suspension system. (Click Headline For More!)


Boink Riding Skins - Your favorite winter breeches just got better!
2004-11-28 Horse Tack - English Riding Apparel
You talked. Boink listened. Boink asked you what improvements they could make to their fleece-lined winter breeches, and you said,"Make them wind-resistant, but breathable. Make them with a waistband. Make them with a deerskin full seat." Well, they (Click Headline For More!)


Courbette Padded Snaffle Bridle
2004-11-27 Horse Tack - English Bridles
When shopping for english tack, quality comes before anything else. This Courbette Paddle Snaffle Bridle is just that. A superb quality, full-grain German leather with a padded caveson and browband. The caveson cheek pieces are stitched through nos (Click Headline For More!)


How Do I Know What Size Trailer Will Best Fit My Horse?
2004-11-26 Tom and Neva Scheve
Two horse straight load - An inside width of 6' (a trailer quoted as having a 6' width may vary by a few inches) with a height of 7' (square sided roof rather than rounded), and a total stall length of 10', will fit a horse from about 14 hands up to (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Santa Cap and Merry Santa Hat for Your Horse!
2004-11-25 Horse Tack - Horse Gift
This equine Santa is as excited about Christmas as any kid, neighing his holiday greeting! Whisper your Christmas wishes into your best friend's ear while he wears this irresistible Horse Santa Hat. Santa's helper is sure to deliver gifts... by way o (Click Headline For More!)


Buying a Horse
2004-11-25 Harry W. Werner, VMD
I’m in the market for my first horse. I’ve seen people at my barn buy horses, and they always have a veterinarian check the horse over before making the purchase. What exactly does the veterinarian check for and why is this so important?

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A-Betta All-Purpose Saddle Package
2004-11-24 Horse Tack - English Saddles
The A-Betta All-Purpose Saddle is the finest synthetic all-purpose saddle available. In scratch-resistant black Cordura nylon over shock-absorbing foam, it provides both comfort and durability. This all-purpose saddle features an all-purpose tree wit (Click Headline For More!)


13,000 Horses Placed Through Stewardship Program
2004-11-24 Horse - Press Release
For more than 60 years, the connection between horses and women's health has led to the development and manufacture of a medication for women seeking relief from their menopausal symptoms. Throughout the years, equine ranchers in Canada and North Dak (Click Headline For More!)


Chronic Laminitis: The Road Back to Health
2004-11-24 Madalyn Ward, DVM
Do you worry every time you see your horse eating green grass? Do you include checking digital pulses in your daily routine? Do you have nightmares about the only farrier who knows how to trim your horse moving to another state? The list could go on (Click Headline For More!)


USEF Includes California in Plan to Standardize Testing Fees
2004-11-23 US Equestrian
Lexington, KY—In a move designed to standardize drug testing fees across the country, the United States Equestrian Federation announces a new plan to restructure fees for competitions in California. This restructuring will finally put California on e (Click Headline For More!)


Iron And Wood Horse Centerpiece
2004-11-22 Horse Tack - Horse Gift
Charming, folk-art holiday spirit graces your tabletop with this two-piece display. Iron/burnished rosewood horses encircle the yuletide forest with an outer ring of horses and four votive candleholders; star cutouts glow and reflect candlelight onto (Click Headline For More!)


AQHA and USDF Encourage Participation in Dressage - More American Quarter Horses Excel in the Sport
2004-11-22 US Dressage Federation
The American Quarter Horse Association and the United States Dressage Federation are pleased to announce a joint initiative to support and encourage the American Quarter Horse in dressage. Earlier in the year, in order to address growing demands for (Click Headline For More!)


Western Show Apparel - Blouses, Tops, and Shirts
2004-11-21 Suzanne Drnec, Hobby Horse Clothing Company
Call them what you like—blouses, tops, or shirts—your upper body garments are the fashion foundation of your western show outfit. While your chaps or pants cover the lower half of your body, your torso topper sets the pace for the impression you conv (Click Headline For More!)


Veldon Morgan's Signature Trail Saddle
2004-11-21 Horse Tack - Western Saddle
Perfect for riders, outfitters and operators who want and need a saddle that's extra comfortable for longer trips or anyone who wants to get on a horse and head for the horizon in a comfortable saddle! Each saddle is handmade from the highest quality (Click Headline For More!)


Care Guidelines for Equine Rescue and Retirement Facilities Released by the AAEP
2004-11-20 American Association of Equine Practitioners
Because of the vital services provided to unwanted and neglected or abused horses by equine rescue and retirement groups, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) has developed a new resource guide titled "Care Guidelines for Equine Re (Click Headline For More!)


Henri De Rivel Close Contact Pro Saddle
2004-11-19 Horse Tack - English Saddles
Specially designed for equitation as well as show jumping, this exquisite saddle features a slightly flatter seat and long flaps. French Design and made of special french leather, the Henri De Rivel Close Contact Pro Saddle features easy to oil calf (Click Headline For More!)


Comprehensive Interactive Multimedia CD About Horses
2004-11-19 Horses 123
Developed under the direction of a world-champion horse trainer, the information in Everything Horses is presented in light-hearted and easy to understand way with an emphasis on simple navigation. The CD includes an extensive library of fun and inst (Click Headline For More!)


Nine U.S. Olympic Riders Headline the Jumper Division at the 121st National Horse Show in Wellington, Florida
2004-11-19 Phelps Media Group
The nation’s finest equestrians return for The 121st National Horse Show, to be held at The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club in Wellington, FL, November 30-December 5. The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Center is the home of the Winter Equestrian Festival (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-18 US Equestrian
Lexington, KY — Effective December 1, 2004, the USEF Equine Drugs and Medications Rule permits the therapeutic use of Surpass®, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory product (NSAID) recently approved by the FDA for use in horses. This is a topical prepara (Click Headline For More!)


`Quips, Quotes and Oats - Smarty Jones Talks!'
2004-11-18 Horse Books - Press Release
Straight from the horse's mouth. In a newly published book titled "Quips, Quotes and Oats - Smarty Jones Talks," the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and near-Belmont Stakes Triple Crown winner opens up about his life on and off the racetrack. America's (Click Headline For More!)


Sterling Horseshoe Nail Jewelry from Back in the Saddle
2004-11-18 Horse Gifts
A farrier’s finery interpreted in a brilliant sterling silver jewelry collection. The Horseshoe Nail Ring has a hand-stamped detail, is adjustable, and looks sweet on fingers or toes. The unique pendant on the Floating Heart Pendant is cleverly craft (Click Headline For More!)


Bates Caprilli All Purpose Saddle
2004-11-17 English Tack Product Spotlight
For centuries saddlemakers have designed saddles to maximise rider comfort. Bates Australia has shifted the focus to the horse. The radical new features in their saddles will give your horse the freedom to reach its maximum potential. Their CAIR pa (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Shoe Candles at SpoilYourHorse.com!
2004-11-17 Horse Tack Review
If you are looking for a creative and appealing gift for the horse lover in your life, Spoil Your Horse is your One Stop Source for Everything Horse! SpoilYourHorse.com not only features all natural, home-baked horse treats and horse toys, but also (Click Headline For More!)


Everest Horse Blankets by WeatherBeeta
2004-11-17 Horse Tack - Horse Blankets
The WeatherBeeta Everest is a new brand of blankets available for Winter 2004. WeatherBeeta Everest are ideal for horse owners who want a more traditional style and look turnout with a different cut, but still want technically advanced fabrics and hi (Click Headline For More!)


2004 USEA Annual Meeting and Convention
2004-11-16 US Eventing Association
For everyone whose planning to make their way to San Francisco for this year's USEA Convention, which runs December 2-5, the cut-off date for reduced registration rates is November 15. The registration form can be found in the brochure sent to all me (Click Headline For More!)


USDF Announces 2004 Hall of Fame Inductees and Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
2004-11-16 US Dressage Federation
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) will induct two equestrians into the USDF Hall of Fame and award one equestrian with the USDF Lifetime Achievement Award during the Salute Gala on December 2, 2004, at the USDF National Convention & Sympos (Click Headline For More!)


Horse-Opoly
2004-11-16 Horse Tack - Horse Gift
The popular real-estate trading game we all know and love is made even better by adding horses! Players buy, sell and trade horse breeds, buy barns and trade them in for stables, while trying to become the richest player and avoid being sent to the t (Click Headline For More!)


Kensington Horse Protection Products Customer Satisfaction Program
2004-11-15 Horse Tack
Kensington, the leader in horse protection products is pleased to announce the Kensington Advantage Lifetime Customer Satisfaction Program! In addition to the industries best 30 day manufacturers full replacement warranty against defects in material (Click Headline For More!)


Red Rum Horse Wipes, Grooming, Health and Rider Products
2004-11-15 Horse Tack Review Staff
New to the United States, Red Rum horse products had been sold exclusively in the UK for several years. The product line is named after horse “Red Rum,” who had won the most Grand National titles in UK history. Those are some ‘shoes’ to fill, and w (Click Headline For More!)


Tuff Rider Fleece Lined 600D Turnout
2004-11-15 Horse Tack Review Staff
Remember Goldilocks and the Three Bears? When Goldilocks entered the home of the three bears she tried Papa Bear’s porridge, but it was too hot. Mama Bear’s porridge was too cold. But Baby Bear’s was just right! Where are we going with this you ask? (Click Headline For More!)


Winterizing Your Horse
2004-11-15 Buckeye Nutrition
Winter Management -- Maintaining your horse’s body condition during the cold winter months can be achieved by paying close attention to their nutritional needs and making adjustments before body condition begins to decline. The first area to focus o (Click Headline For More!)


Collegiate Graduate Close Contact Saddle
2004-11-14 Horse Tack - English Close Contact Saddles
The Collegiate Graduate Close Contact Saddle is a close contact saddle that utilizes the Easy Change Gullet System. Luxurious rich grain leather. Maximum contact & correct balance self-padded flaps, flocked panels & knee rolls. Official saddle of the (Click Headline For More!)


Cold Ears during Winter Riding?
2004-11-14 English Tack Product Spotlight
Riding helmets were not designed to be used with bulky earmuffs or winter hats. However, there is a way to keep your ears warm and toasty this winter riding season! Try bandless Ear Pops! Ear Pops are designed to fit gently and snugly around your (Click Headline For More!)


Trail of Painted Ponies
2004-11-14 Horse Gifts - Gifts for Horse Lovers
The holidays are coming and you may need some gift ides for the horse lover in your life. We hope to assist you in your search! Pictured above is the "Floral Pony" which will last longer than a bouquet of flowers. There are several other models to (Click Headline For More!)


Western Show Chaps
2004-11-13 Western Tack - Western Show Apparel
Ultrasuede Fringe Chaps by Hobby Horse - Coordinate your show look with a rainbow of chaps from America's premier show clothing designer. Created for a lean silhouette and years of wear, they feature the famous Hobby Horse fit which hugs waist, hangs (Click Headline For More!)


New Bits from Reinsman
2004-11-12 Horse Tack - Bits
Reinsman has recently addred new products and clearance items to their website. They have added several bits, ring snaffles, Hackamores and English cross-overs. New Mike Beers headstalls, browbands and a new halter lead. Don't forget to check out the (Click Headline For More!)


Equine Partnering: If you Have a Brain, does that Make you a Brain Surgeon?
2004-11-12 Lauren Woodard
Now, we all know the answer to this one! However, the theory of the question applies to the horse issue too. If you have a horse, does that make you a horseperson or rider? Just like the top question, the answer to this second question is a resoundin (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-11 Horse Health Press Release
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Sure Nutrition horse products include stand-outs such as Cough Free® and OTC™, an electrolyte/vitamin supplement. The cornerstone of the line, however, is Next Level® Joint Fluid, a liquid combination of active ingredients for build (Click Headline For More!)


Proper Hoof Care Is Vital Especially During Winter Months
2004-11-11 Horse Care - Hoof Care
A horse’s hoof is one of the most important parts of its body – no hoof, no horse. Nutrition and conscientious hoof care are essential. Good hoof maintenance during the winter months is a precursor to healthy hooves during warmer riding weather. Next (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-11 Horse Tack - Horse Gift
No need to look any further... Cowboy Magic® Holiday Gift Bucket includes everything you need to put a smile on someone or some horse's face! The Cowboy Magic® Holiday Gift Bucket includes: (1) each Body Sponge, 12 pk Multi-Colored Sponges, 4 oz Cow (Click Headline For More!)


USEF Reining Championship Awarded to Kentucky Horse Park
2004-11-11 US Equestrian
Lexington, KY--The nations’ best reiners will be coming to the heart of Kentucky in 2005, as a result of the combined efforts of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), and the American Quarter H (Click Headline For More!)


Great Horse Toy - Amazing Graze
2004-11-10 Horse Tack - Horse Toys
This new product was designed for people who appreciate horses enough to give back the recreation and nutritional value lost when man removed horses from their natural grazing fields to spend all day in our fenced in paddocks and stalls. While playin (Click Headline For More!)


USRider Calls Horse Owners, Enthusiasts to Action
2004-11-10 US Rider
Lexington, Kentucky – To further its mission to protect horses, USRider created a video focusing on the need for correct rescue training among emergency medical technicians, law enforcement officials, horse associations and other related groups that (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-10 US Equestrian
Lexington, KY – The USEF Search Committee for the new Show Jumping Chef d’Equipe has developed a job description for the position after soliciting important input from owners and riders at two forums, one in Del Mar, California on October 1st, and th (Click Headline For More!)


Why Are Fat-Added Rations Becoming Popular for Feeding Horses?
2004-11-09 David W. Freeman, OSU Extension Equine Specialist
Horses do not have a gall bladder; hence, they do not store chemicals that assist the breakdown of dietary fat. However, the absence of a gall bladder doesn't necessarily mean that horses can't digest fat. In fact, a large amount of research conducte (Click Headline For More!)


Horse Inspired Novel Reaches New Heights of Popularity
2004-11-09 Horse Gift from Spoil Your Horse
Merrill Trowbridge Publishing has released the third printing of Amy Rowen's latest novel, April's Trust. April's Trust was written by the co-founder of SpoilYourHorse.com in honour of the horse that inspired the business. "Animal lovers, horse enthu (Click Headline For More!)


Tex Tan Natural Braided Rawhide Tack
2004-11-08 Horse Tack - Western Tack
Now Available from State Line Tack - Tex Tan Natural Braided Rawhide Tack. The five-eighth's inch brow headstall is tooled with chicago screws at bit ends. The breastcollar has a one inch wide body and three-quarter inch wide rig. Both the headsta (Click Headline For More!)


USDF Congratulates New "L" Program Graduates
2004-11-08 US Dressage Federation
The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce that fifteen USDF members successfully completed the USDF "L" Education Program for Judge Training in September and October. The USDF "L" Education Program is designed not only to pr (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-07 Horse Tack - Horse Blankets
In keeping with its commitment to excellence and providing the highest industry standards, Professional's Choice, in its continued successful partnership with Wrangler®, has created a new product for horse owners who want a quality product at an affo (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-07 Horse Tack - Horse Boots
The concept of an equine hoof boot is not new -- EasyCare has been manufacturing, testing and actively using hoof boots in extreme situations since the early 1970’s. Over the last thirty years, we’ve seen many hoof boots come and go, and we’ve used a (Click Headline For More!)


A Bit Of Elegance Bracelet
2004-11-07 Horse Gifts - Gifts for Horse Lovers
Go ahead and take the bit! The handmade sterling silver bangle has an embellished, softly curved bit that is elegant for dressing up and mixes nicely with casual wear. The "A Bit Of Elegance Bracelet" comes in your choice of brown or black leather wr (Click Headline For More!)


What to look for when buying your new or used saddle
2004-11-06 Horse Tack
We all know how time consuming the purchase of a new saddle is. We sit in them, maybe take them on a test ride, get advice from fellow horsemen and women. But who is to tell what this new saddle will feel like down the road? No matter if you are s (Click Headline For More!)


Ariat Frostbiter Tall Boots
2004-11-06 Horse Tack - English Riding Boots
Stylish boots control moisture externally and internally. Upper is constructed in Tc-Tuff leather with a textured synthetic for superior grip and insulated with Thinsulate to keep your feet warm. The highly durable outsole is designed with an ice/sno (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-05 Horseware
The Objective… to produce an advert that is fun, draws in the reader, jumps off the page and creates brand awareness. The Result… a piece of artwork that has been the most successful advert in Horseware history!

Designed as a movie poster
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Breakthrough Product Now Available for Equine Digestive Health
2004-11-05 Horse Health Press Release
Healthy horses feel better, look better and perform better. A properly functioning digestive tract is a critical element in maintaining that level of health for the equine performance athlete. Fortunately, Freedom Health has now introduced SUCCEED™ D (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-05 US Equestrian
Washington DC—United States Equestrian Federation rider and 2004 Olympic Team Silver medalist McLain Ward adds 20 World Cup qualifying points to his standing in the East Coast League, after a first place finish atop Goldika 559 at the $100,000 Washin (Click Headline For More!)


Stocking Filler Solutions from Horseware Ireland
2004-11-04 Horseware Ireland
Need some last minute ideas for Christmas? It’s lurking around the corner you know! Well don’t worry because Horseware have some great solutions to provide those stocking filler ideas that you want to make a little more special this year.

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Enter the "2004 Recipe Contest" from SpoilYourHorse.com!
2004-11-04 Spoil Your Horse
SpoilYourHorse.com Features all natural, home-baked horse treats, horse toys, riding and learning aids, equine accessories, gifts for horses and horse fanciers, and much more! They are regulated by the Dept. of Agriculture, Certified in Pet CPR / Fir (Click Headline For More!)


Selecting a Saddle
2004-11-04 Melvin Bradley and Wayne Loch, Department of Animal Sciences
A saddle is one of the first pieces of equipment most people buy after they acquire a horse. It is a major investment; selecting and purchasing require much deliberation and knowledge. The life span of most saddles is several times that of a horse, s (Click Headline For More!)



2004-11-03 Horse Tack
Safe and comfortable, Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzles are recommended by equine health professionals to prevent, as well as treat Laminitis, founder, and obesity. Best Friend™ Grazing Muzzles can also be used as a training tool to discourage bad habits (Click Headline For More!)


Ariat Frostbiter Paddock Boots, October 2004
2004-11-03 Horse Tack Review
Horse Tack Review congratulates Rafaell and Sophie, of New York, the Winner in our Ariat Frosbiter Paddock Boots Giveaway! Rafaell wrote reviews on Devon Aire Hipster Riding Tights, Wintec 2000 All Purpose Saddle, Ariat Paddock Boots, Farnam Nature's (Click Headline For More!)


Troxel Laredo
2004-11-02 Horse Tack - Riding Helmets
An All-Trails Recreational Helmet, the Troxel Laredo, with a tough Duratec matte finish makes this helmet the choice for Western schooling and trail riders. The Laredo features silver concho accents and slightly extended visor for sun protection. (Click Headline For More!)


Educational Sessions Scheduled for Horse Owners
2004-11-02 Horse Care Press Release
Two Equine Education Conferences will be hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) on Dec. 11 in Perrysburg and Jan. 15 in Marietta. "These meetings include important information that horse owners you won’t find at most other equine events," s (Click Headline For More!)


Retired Olympic Horse Flim Flam Euthanized Following Complications
2004-11-02 US Equestrian
Wellington, FL — The retired Olympic horse Flim Flam passed away in Florida last week, following a brief, but irreparable illness. The 17-year-old Hanoverian gelding, owned by Fritz Kundrun and ridden by Sue Blinks, was humanely euthanized on the ope (Click Headline For More!)


Finally, an Intelligent Stirrup!
2004-11-01 Horse Tack Press Release
Revolutionary patented design customizes your stirrups to secure positions of traditional, 45 degrees or 90 degrees. This feature is a First in Modern Stirrup Technology. Easily retrievable; improves leg, calf and foot position while reducing leg b (Click Headline For More!)


If I Had A Horse... Book and Dvd Set
2004-11-01 Horse Gift - Gift for Horse Lover
Teachers and lessons come when we least expect them and often in ways we may not imagine. With reflections on how the horse experience migrates into the way we think of ourselves and of others, and translates into everyday life, this book captures th (Click Headline For More!)






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