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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2017 AQHA Racing Champions

Congratulations to repeat world champion Jessies First Down. For the first time in more than 15 years, a horse has become a repeat world champion.

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily
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Lifetime Relationships

AQHA President Ralph Seekins shares a story that highlights the magnificent bond between horses and their owners.

AQHA President Ralph Seekins
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Augusta Futurity Champions

The 39th annual Augusta Futurity is on the books, with a champion who last earned money in the event as a 2001 semi-finalist. Chubby Turner scored 220 points to claim the 4-year-old championship and $10,000 on Wanna Dual, owned by J Five Ranch, Weatherford, Tex.

Courtesy of National Cutting Horse Association
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