Unforeseen Events Result in Big Success

If you show horses, you know to always expect the unexpected. That was certainly the case for youth competitor Savannah Dial, when she was forced to make a horse swap early in the 2018 show season.

Kate Sanchez
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Bonanza For Wood

Paula Wood and Cool N Hot scorched competition with 221 points in the 2018 Bonanza 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Finals.

Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association
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Reto West

Western fashion has steadily grown in popularity in not only the western scene but in the high end fashion world too. 

Whitney Benton
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Stylish Look Bella Sweeps The Mane Event

Stylish Look Bella and NCHA Hall of Fame Rider Morgan Cromer marked 225 as the final contestants to win the Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting at The Mane Event, South Point Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Tips to Improve Ranch Reining Scores

In versatility ranch reining, show management and the judge(s) select the pattern to be ridden, choosing one from the eight approved patterns that can be used for the class.

By, Cynthia McFarland, Courtesy of Farnam.com
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Using Draw Reins

Ask a random set of horsemen for their opinions on draw reins, and you’ll probably get a different thought from each, ranging from adoring them to hating them or not thinking about them at all.

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily
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Cataracts in Foals

Horses can be born with cataracts due to developmental or heritable causes—known as congenital cataracts. Foals with cataracts often present very early in life, usually at 1 to 2 months of age.

Courtesy of UC Davis
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