Showing

Horse-Showing Q&A: The Quarter Method

Question: "Should we use the quarter system in a halter class while the judge is judging like we would in a showmanship class, or just keep it simple and stay on opposite sides?"

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily
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Show Results

Reyzin Gets the Vote at Congress

Phil Rapp and Reyzin marked 226 to win the Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting Open finals at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio on October 13.

Courtesy of NCHA
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Deworming

Deworming

The Old Way: Deworming may be something you’ve been doing the same way for as long as you can remember—most likely rotating between ivermectin, pyrantel, and a handful of other chemicals about every eight weeks or so.

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Equipment

Fitting Your Curb Strap and Breast Collar

Improving your horse showing performance with your barrel horse might be simpler than you think. Trainer and breeder Bill Myers has seen a lot of competition arenas through the years, hauling from his Myers Training Stables in St. Onge, South Dakota, which he owns and operates with his wife, Deb.

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily
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Health

Wait and See Won’t Work for Equine Corneal Problems

A corneal ulcer (ulcerative keratitis), is the most serious eye disease that veterinarians treat. Defined as a lesion in which the outer layer and some of the middle layer of the cornea have been lost, even simple ulcers can quickly progress to larger, more complicated ones if not diagnosed and treated promptly.

By Dennis E. Brooks, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVO Courtesy of AAEP.com
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