Thursday was a full day of competition in the Adequan® Arena at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby presented by Markel. In addition to the class winners, there were several high point championships awarded in the Novice Horse Open...
Posted on Jun 20, 2020
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby presented by Markel has reached the half-way point. On Wednesday, June 17, the first section of the Open Derby preliminaries was held in the Jim Norick Coliseum at State Fair Park. To lead the pack...
Posted on Jun 18, 2020
Did you know Over 80% of competition horses are affected by Inflammatory Airway Disease? IAD is amazingly asymptomatic. Whenever we scope a horse, we often have owners think their horse doesn't have IAD at all. Yet, we often find signs of it.
Posted on Jun 7, 2020
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will offer an invitational class for the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) 2020 Western Regional Open division high-point riders at their APHA World Championship Show. The premier all-age breed...
Posted on Jun 3, 2020
Starting from scratch with five acres of former nursery, Emma put flooring first in prioritizing her budget. She knew what she didn't want: traditional stall mats. These provide little cushion for the horse and are a heavyweight hassle when they and whatever they're laid on top of need to be cleaned and aired out because of urine seepage and accumulation.
Posted on May 21, 2020
In equestrian sport, whether you have reached the level of an FEI Athlete, aspire to compete as one for your country, are an active competitor, or just love to follow equestrian sport, this article addresses the current climate of our sport. As we...
Posted on Apr 30, 2020
As a longtime Markel Equine and Farm Insurance Specialist, I am here for you, along with my assistant and Customer Sales Representative, Tracey Scharf, to provide the personal assistance and services needed in our industry.
Posted on Apr 20, 2020
We are all waiting out the long term affects that COVID 19 “ said Director of Flight Operations and Director of biosecurity at Brook Ledge, Scarlette Gotwals DVM. “ Meanwhile, we have ramped up all biosecurity measures, to protect our drivers, staff, clients and the horses in our care.”
Posted on Apr 18, 2020
In a note to all FEI officials and Judges Hans-Christian Matthiesen clarifies the rules regarding on-line competitions. Best we all consider a more educational approach to sharing our ideas, on how best to keep active in training and maintaining conditioning in these unprecedented times.
Posted on Apr 14, 2020
For nearly as long as horses have been domesticated, the relationship between barn confinement and respiratory disease in the horse has been recognized. This relationship is intuitive, especially when we consider that deep in the lung, where the blood takes up oxygen, the barrier between the outside air and the horse’s circulation is as thin as a couple of cells.
Posted on Apr 13, 2020