Don't shoot! Breaks aren't always fatal, these days
2005-07-30 Rebecca Colnar
Once was, euthanasia was about the only treatment for a broken-legged horse. The good ol' days are gone, thank goodness. It's not uncommon today for a horse to be back in competition within 12 months of a once-deadly fracture.

"There ar
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2005-07-29
Amazing popularity and success has convinced Professional's Choice to extend their FREE Ballistic™ Overreach Boots program through the end of the year. Now, through December 31, 2005 you will receive a FREE pair of Ballistic™ Overreach Boots when you (Click Headline For More!)


Department of Interior Releases Plea for Help in Caring for Mustangs
2005-07-29 Press Release
The U.S. of the Interior sent the following letter to the press today requesting help with the ever-increasing populations of mustangs and burros that are exceeding the carrying capacity of Bureau of Land Management acreage. Additionally, the current (Click Headline For More!)


Professional's Choice Introduces Pink Sports Medicine Boot
2005-07-27 Horse Tack - Professional's Choice
Professional's Choice is now offering their Sports Medicine Boots (both the SMBIIs® and the SMB Elites™) in a sizzling new PINK color! The new pink boots are a perfect match to the Charmayne James Signature Series pink Barrel Pad as well as the popul (Click Headline For More!)


ANKY Bridles - Designed for the form & function of a Gold Medal Performance
2005-07-26 English Riding Supply
Designed by Gold Medal Winner Anky van Grunsven this elegant & simple line of bridles consists of a snaffle bridle, a snaffle with a flash, and a full bridle. A complete line of various reins with assorted grips is available separately for personal c (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-26 English Riding Supply
Revolver bits offer total control and independent action. This new technology that allows independent action on each side of the mouth is combined with Happy Mouth’s unique scent and space-age polymer that results in a bit like no other—an even gent (Click Headline For More!)


They are Amazing American Quarter Horses
2005-07-26 American Quarter Horse Association
They are both Hall of Fame members, one in the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, the other in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Now, Dash For Cash and Gills Bay Boy, “Scamper,” have officially been declared “amazing animals,” in the July 11-18 issue of S (Click Headline For More!)


Basketweave Showman Saddle & Tack Package by Circle Y - A State Line Tack Exclusive
2005-07-25 Horse Tack - Show Saddles
The Basketweave Showman Saddle & Tack Package by Circle Y - A State Line Tack Exclusive - includes saddle and matching tack -- featuring the same beautiful leather, fine tooling and silver trim on each piece, for a total show look.

The Sho
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Allison Kroff Wins $60,000 AGA Grand Prix of Denver
2005-07-25 Equestrian Sports Promotions
For a moment it looked like John McConnell and La Picolina were going to collect the $25,000 bonus for winning two grand prix during the Colorado Summer Circuit at the Colorado Horse Park. The pair had won the $25,000 High Prairie Grand Prix o (Click Headline For More!)


Introduction to Equine Acupuncture
2005-07-24 Madalyn Ward, DVM
Acupuncture is a system of medicine developed in China over 3000 years ago. Veterinarians receive their Acupuncture training through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society. This course gives a basic introduction to traditional Chinese Medic (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-23 Absorbine
Original Absorbine Flex+® powdered joint supplement has been clinically proven to be one of the most successful feed supplements for horses in helping to strengthen joints and cartilage and support range of motion. In response to consumer demand, Abs (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-23 Absorbine
New Hooflex+® is the only 100% bio-available therapeutic hoof supplement from Absorbine clinically proven to build strong, flexible hooves plus promote healthy coat, skin and hair. Hooflex+® is fortified with stabilized rice bran, a nutrient-rich abs (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-21 Horse Tack - Insect Control
Mosquitoes are widely recognized as one of the most annoying insects on the face of the planet. But they are more than simple annoyances; some carry a wide range of diseases infecting 500 million people around the world each year, resulting in as man (Click Headline For More!)


A Horse, of Course
2005-07-20 Don Blazer
Girth a horse tightly so the saddle doesn’t slip. Wrong! Position the saddle correctly so the saddle doesn’t slip. Right! Girth the horse “snugly”, but never tightly.

Tight girths are just one of the “don’t dos” of tacking up.
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Learn from Mounted Police--Sensory Training Clinic
2005-07-20 Press Release
School your horse with techniques used by police officers to promote confidence and employ strategies for desensitizing your horse to noise, crowds, and obstacles. This all-day clinic at the Kentucky Horse Park, Sept. 2 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. provi (Click Headline For More!)


Complete Visibility for Riding
2005-07-19 Horse Tack - Horseware Ireland
The “360° Hi-Vis Kit” is a complete set of Hi Visibility equipment for both you and your horse that ensures you can be seen from any angle. The Kit is the first complete set of gear that will ensure you are fully visible from all angles and also has (Click Headline For More!)


Fort Dodge Animal Health Announces Approval of West Nile Virus DNA Vaccine for Horses
2005-07-19 Press Release
Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE - News), today announced the licensure of West Nile- Innovator® DNA, a novel vaccine for horses to aid in the prevention of viremia caused by the potentially deadly West Nile virus. Fort Dodge' (Click Headline For More!)


Two-Time Olympian Jaime Guerra Victorious in $40,000 AGA Rocky Mountain Grand Prix
2005-07-19 Equestrian Sports Promotions
Two-time Olympian Jaime Guerra clearly mastered the $40,000 AGA Rocky Mountain Grand Prix Presented by Murdoch’s when he finished first and third. The second leg of the Colorado Horse Park Triple Crown had many challenging elements, including difficu (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-17 Horse Tack - Accessories
The Ariat™ Carry-All Bag features two large exterior pockets, a magnetic closure pocket holds PDS, cell phone, pen holder and a key clip. Roomy, zippered main section has mesh pockets and an interior zip security pocket. Large zippered exterior pocke (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-16 Equine Resources International, LLC
For the countless times you have wondered, “Do they make that in kids’ sizes?”, the answer is now, yes! Outback Trading Company introduces its first ever Kid’s Collection, available September 2005, so that boys and girls can look just like Mom and (Click Headline For More!)


Stories Wanted for Chicken Soup for the Soul of Women Who Love Horses
2005-07-16 Press Release
The authors of the New York Times best-selling book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul ® are conducting a story call for material to include in: Chicken Soup for the Soul of Women Who Love Horses Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Marty & Teresa Becke (Click Headline For More!)


USDF and AQHA Encourage Participation in Dressage More American Quarter Horses Excel in the Sport
2005-07-16 United States Dressage Federation
The United States Dressage Federation and The American Quarter Horse Association are pleased to announce that a joint initiative to support and encourage the American Quarter Horse in dressage has been extended.

Initially, to address grow
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The Rug to End All Rugs!
2005-07-15 Horseware Ireland
The new Rambo® Duo from Horseware Ireland creates a system that provides you with a turnout rug that can cater for varying climate changes. As if it wasn’t bad enough deciding what to wear in the morning with our ever-changing weather, deciding what (Click Headline For More!)


Safety Strategy for Traveling Equestrians
2005-07-14 Press Release
Horse owners are advised to carry a second spare tire when trailering their animals. "The side of the road is a dangerous place to be especially when you have horses onboard. As a conscientious horse owner, you want to minimize that time," said Mark (Click Headline For More!)


Dreamer: Inspired By A True Story
2005-07-14 Diana De Rosa
From the legendary Seabiscuit, to this year’s upset winner of the Kentucky Derby, Giacomo, people the world over love the underdog—or rather, horse, in this case. The come-from-behind winners, and horses that have battled the odds to achieve the see (Click Headline For More!)


Grooming Tips from a Professional
2005-07-13 Dana Boyd-Miller
Grooming Methods - For a professional body clipper, the ideal horse to work on is one that is clean, dry and stands quietly. “Body clipping” can help make your grooming process easier and can help avoid health issues. “Trimming” helps keep your horse (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-13 Horse Tack - Riding Apparel from JPC Equestrian
A durable breech for show or schooling made from Aerocool, a contemporary material that enhances the performance of the rider. It wicks moisture rapidly to keep the rider dry and comfortable in warm weather and minimizes post-ride chill when it’s col (Click Headline For More!)


Riding from the Inside Out
2005-07-12 Horse Tack - Horse Books - Press Release
Trafalgar Square Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Riding from the Inside Out by Lisa Champion. If you’re ready to unlock the secrets of easy, natural riding, let Riding from the Inside Out show you how! This unique book combines t (Click Headline For More!)



2005-07-12 Equestrian Sports Promotions
Cañon Ridge Farms welcomes Olympic Bronze Medalist and 2003 World Cup Finals Champion Debbie McDonald September 17-18, 2005 as part of the USDF Instructor Certification Program. McDonald will lead the Pre-Certification program for Certified Instructo (Click Headline For More!)


Professional's Choice Takes Reno!
2005-07-12 Professional's Choice
Between the Barrel Racers and the Ropers the Professional's Choice team took home over $42,000.00 in winnings. It started with Barrel Racers Brittany Pozzi, Shali Lord, Shae Lynn Hooks, and Linda Vick, qualifying in the top 12 to make the Winter Tour (Click Headline For More!)


Vet Etiquette - A calm horse is a better patient
2005-07-11 Rebecca Colnar
I know how embarrassing it is to have the vet come to treat your horse only to have the animal drag you around and bounce off the walls. My first horse, a feisty little chestnut mare, was a vet's nightmare. Even during her last days, when she was ver (Click Headline For More!)


English Riding Supply presents Equine Thera-Flex Gel Pack & Neoprene Wrap
2005-07-10 Press Release
English Riding Supply is proud to bring you a new and innovative product... Equine Thera-Flex Gel Pack & Neoprene Wrap - The newest technology in Gel! Equine Thera-Flex Gel Pack is a flexible ice pack that relieves pain while reducing inflammation fr (Click Headline For More!)


NCHA Summer Cutting Spectacular offers $2 Million in Prize Money
2005-07-10 National Cutting Horse Association
Boots and spurs return to Fort Worth on July 12 through July 31 for the National Cutting Horse Association Summer Cutting Spectacular at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. The 20-day cutting horse show is presented by Emison Insurance and underwritten (Click Headline For More!)


Cowboy Magic Gift Pack Winner, June 2005
2005-07-09 Horse Tack Review Staff
Horse Tack Review congratulates Morgan horse Riper Ridge from Crestwood, Kentucky! The winner of our June contest, a Cowboy Magic Gift Pack! This is what Morgan had to say when she learned that she'd won...

I am very excited that I won!
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John McConnell Wins the $25,000 High Prairie Grand Prix
2005-07-09 Equestrian Sports Promotions
Local favorite John McConnell won the $25,000 High Prairie Grand Prix on Saturday to claim the first leg of the Colorado Horse Park Triple Crown. Surprisingly the victory cam not on his usual winner Spanish Eyes, but instead on his young horse Lapico (Click Headline For More!)


Smith Brothers Expands Product Selection
2005-07-08 Horse Tack - Press Release
Smith Brothers has increased its selection of quality tack, apparel and horse care items for the competitive Western horseman. The saddle selection has been expanded to include models from Kathy’s, Bob’s Custom Saddles and Dale Chavez. Horses can be (Click Headline For More!)


The Horse Bath Perfected - Dover Saddlery Offers Innovative Options
2005-07-08 Dover Saddlery
Sponge, bucket, baby shampoo, and garden hose …not too long ago, those were the common ingredients for bathing a horse. But times have changed. Technology has showered the equine industry with many new innovative options for bathing a horse.
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Anky Competitor Dressage Saddle
2005-07-07 Horse Tack - Dressage Saddles
The Anky Competitor is the ultimate design for perfect balance, correctness and comfort. Designed in super soft leather for an extra grip, this saddle features a modern knee block design for more support. It features a unique girthing system for the (Click Headline For More!)


New Easy to Use Horse Classified Site
2005-07-07 Horse For Sale - Press Release
Depending how one chooses to market a horse for sale, it’s pretty easy to get lost in the crowd. It can be difficult when visiting horse classified sites to cut to the chase in selling or buying a horse online. The designers at BreedersXchange.com de (Click Headline For More!)


Andis Introduces Progress Cattle & Horse Clipper
2005-07-06 Horse Tack - Horse Clippers
The new Andis Progress Clipper is precision engineered for clipping and fitting cattle and horses. The clipper is extremely durable, and its operation is cool and quiet. It is ideal for shows, because it’s so quiet that it doesn’t disturb even the m (Click Headline For More!)


Winsome Adante Named 2005 Limited Edition Breyer Model Horse by USET Foundation
2005-07-06 Phelps Media Group, Inc.
The USET Foundation is pleased to announce that Winsome Adante, owned by Plain Dealing Farm of Scottsville, VA, and ridden by Kim Severson, has been chosen as the 2005 USET Foundation Breyer model horse. Winsome Adante, an 11 year old English-bred Th (Click Headline For More!)


EZ-All now available from State Line Tack
2005-07-05 Horse Tack - Grooming Products
EZAll's™ plant-based cleansing agents make grooming and equipment maintenance safe, quick, and carefree. We've gathered apple, oat, corn, and grain esters and processed them using leading edge scientific techniques to create cleansers that are powerf (Click Headline For More!)


Colorado Horse Park Dedicates Coles Family Arena
2005-07-05 Equestrian Sports Promotions
The Colorado Horse Park dedicated its first name-branded arena on Wednesday. The Coles Family Arena was made possible by Daryl and Michele Coles from Wellington, Florida. While The Colorado Horse Park has received many sponsorships and donations over (Click Headline For More!)


Tools of the Training Trade: Lesson Plans
2005-07-05 Ron Meredith
Horses are not born knowing how to be reining horses or dressage horses or driving horses. We train horses to play the games we humans like to play. We start with the horse's inborn mental and physical abilities. Then we gradually apply pressures to (Click Headline For More!)


MiracleCorp Horse Shampoos and Conditioners
2005-07-01 Horse Tack Review Staff
MiracleCorp has provided several of their best selling products for us to review. The Miracle Coat line of equine shampoos and conditioners are products you can trust to provide outstanding results without the effects of damaging chemicals, pesticid (Click Headline For More!)


Barn Stretch Poster
2005-07-01 Horse Tack Review Staff
Ouch, Ugh, Eeek… With each step you take and every stair you climb you feel it. It’s the after riding soreness. You feel it in your thighs, your calves, even in your back. Actually, for many, it’s not the same day or even the next day after riding wh (Click Headline For More!)





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