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Wimpys Little Step Becomes an NRHA Six Million Dollar Sire

By Hayley Lewallen – April 10, 2014 – Oklahoma City, Okla. – In 10 months after achieving the five million dollar mark, Wimpys Little Step has become the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) newest Six Million Dollar Sire. This makes him the fourth horse to earn such a prestigious title and puts him in the […]

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Trailering With Safety in Mind

As a horse owner, it’s likely that it will be necessary to trailer your horse at one time or another. Whether it’s a short distance to nearby trails or several hours’ drive to a competition, with a bit of care and attention, you can safely get your horse to where you’re going and minimize the […]

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Lord of The Rings Shadowfax Superstar Horse Unexpectedly Dies

The Death of a Legend – San Diego, California (April 12, 2014) – Blanco, the angelic white horse who was the primary equine actor to play Gandalf’s mythical steed Shadowfax in the blockbuster Lord of The Rings movies The Two Towers and The Return of The King, had to be euthanized last week. One of […]

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The Smartest Way to Keep Bugs Off!

  SmartPak’s Exclusive Line of Fly Gear Offers Smarter Protection PLYMOUTH, MA – April 21, 2014 – Say goodbye to stomping and swishing, and say hello to a happier and healthier horse! SmartPak’s exclusive line of fly protection is here to keep your horse comfortable and make the fly season a bit more bearable.   […]

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PPID Progression Can be Slowed Down

By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Equine Cushing’s disease, scientifically referred to as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), is typically an age-related neurodegenerative disorder. Many horses will develop Cushing’s as they get older, but the symptoms come on so gradually, the disease often goes unrecognized. Usually around the age of 15 the risk becomes greater; however, […]

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Dr. Getty Advises: Horses Need Salt Year Round

Regardless of the weather, horses require a daily supply of salt. In cold seasons, salt helps promote enough water consumption to prevent dehydration. In warm seasons, salt replaces what is lost from perspiration. A full-sized horse requires at least one ounce (two level tablespoons or 30 ml) of salt each day for maintenance; this much […]

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Win a new show outfit from FITS!

To enter, upload a picture to Facebook of you and your horse having Fun In The Sun. February 28, 2014, Portland, Oregon, USA — FITS, inventor of the most athletically advanced riding breech on the market, announced they will be giving away an entire new show outfit to one lucky Facebook fan on April 2nd. […]

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Join PATH Intl. and Make a Difference

 Denver—Ann Romney, who has multiple sclerosis, once said, “I’m determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease by raising the profile of MS.” Ms. Romney is also an advocate for equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT), believing that her love for and work with horses kept her out of […]

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NRHA Sire & Dam Program Continues to Reward Stallion Owners

For Immediate Release – February 11, 2014 – Oklahoma City, Okla. – By Hayley Lewallen – The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Sire & Dam Program continued to put money in sire owners’ pockets by paying Sire Awards totaling over $34,900 in addition to awarding NRHA Lawson trophies to the winning sires in three divisions […]

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The Real Cost of Horse Ownership

It is often said that if you ask a question to ten horse owners, you will get ten different answers. However, one thing we can all agree upon is that horses are expensive! Affording the initial purchase cost is the least of expenses.  Calculating the maintenance over the horses’ lifetime is a more realistic look […]

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