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Making Memories at Royal Ridges – Summer Camp and Horses in Battle Ground, WA

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) promotes excellence in safety and education by certifying riding instructors, accrediting equine facilities, producing educational conferences, and publishing educational resources. CHA launched a brand-new website this month. Visit www.CHA.Horse for more information.   Royal Ridges Retreat was founded in 1978 by Roy and Jean Anderson, a couple …

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August 5, 2020 – Strangles in Clark County, WA

Source: Washington State Department of Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 2; Age: 5; Gender: Gelding; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 7/21/2020; Clinical Signs: Submandibular Swelling; Confirmation Date: 7/29/2020; Horse Status: Affected And Alive; Vaccination Status: Unvaccinated; Notes: A farm in Clark County has been placed under an official quarantine after a horse has tested positive for Strangles. Fifteen additional horses are …

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Invisible Hand Shield and Sun Protection for Equestrians

An equestrian’s hands are often put through the ringer spending the day at the stables. Constantly gripping reins and spending long hours cleaning stalls or grooming horses can cause hands to quickly become calloused and cracked, even with gloves on. And when you mix in the seasonal dry heat and constant handwashing …

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August 4, 2020 – EHV-Neurologic in Imperial County, CA

Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1; Number Exposed: 3; Age: 1; Gender: Mare; Breed: Quarter Horse (QH); Onset of Clinical Signs: 7/28/2020; Clinical Signs: Fever, Bilateral Severe Pelvic Limb Rigidity; Confirmation Date: 8/3/2020; Horse Status: Deceased; Vaccination Status: Vaccinated; Notes: While the most common causative agent …

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Dressage Between the Jumps The Secret to Improving Your Horse’s Performance Over Fences

Jane Savoie’s books have changed the way people ride. She was the first to promote mental training tools and techniques as integral to competitive riding success. Her cross-training concepts for the horse—how to use dressage fundamentals for every equestrian sport—have been called “a must read for every hunter-jumper rider” by George Morris, …

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Idaho Horse Council and BSU Conduct Survey – Findings will Help Idaho Horse Council Better Serve Equestrians

The Idaho Horse Council and The Idaho Horse Board are conducting an online survey to estimate the number of equines, various breeds, horse activity, and the economic impact horses have in Idaho. This survey is being conducted with assistance from Boise State University’s Division of Research and Economic Development.  This study has …

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2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress Has Been Cancelled

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Quarter Horse Association regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress, scheduled for September 29 – October 25. The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic simply prevents safely moving forward in Columbus, Ohio. The well-being of our workers, exhibitors and attendees is …

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