The Purchase Exam

There will be at least three parties involved in the sale of a horse in a private sale. The primary parties involved include the buyer, the seller, and the horse.

Harry W. Werner, VMD
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Should You Buy a Horse Sight Unseen?

 People occasionally buy horses, sight unseen, based on an ad over the Internet or the recommendation of a friend. Many buyers are completely satisfied with their purchases.

Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law
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Rolex In Paris

There are many factors that go in to creating a successful Open Level horse. From breeding and training to the willingness and athletic ability of the horse, it all adds up to make the horse a hit in the show pen.

Kelsey Hellmann
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Lil Bay Hawk & Justin Wright Win 2017 NRCHA Derby Open Championship


A thrilling day of reined cow horse action wrapped up the main event at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Derby in Paso Robles, California, with the finals for Open and Non Pro competitors. Champions were crowned in three Open and three Non Pro Derby divisions. 

Courtesy of National Reined Cow Horse Association
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Bit by the Horse Bug

Lodi, CA resident Peggy Fry did not grow up owning horses; in fact, her parents were school teachers. But that didn’t keep the young girl from having big dreams of one day owning her own horse.

Kate Sanchez
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Big Win for Whiskey Cat in PCCHA Mercuria Open

Whiskey Cat, by Highbrow Cat, scored 228 points to win the Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting Open Finals on Saturday, June 17, at the Core Balance PCCHA Derby in Las Vegas, Nev. Metallic Rebel, winner of the PCCHA Classic Challenge Open earlier on Saturday with 227 points, scored 222 points in the Mercuria for reserve.

Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association
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Ask The Judges

We have all heard the constant clucking in showmanship, wondering if we are the only ones that find it annoying. We have seen the top placing horses pivot on the wrong foot and questioned if anyone else noticed.

By Kelsey Hellmann
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