Extreme Mustang Makeover Fort Worth

Fort Worth

Extreme Mustang Makeover, a production of the Mustang Heritage Foundation, returns to Fort Worth, TX, September 8-10. Join Mustang Heritage Foundation for a Fort Worth Mustang Makeover as trainers put their skills to the test at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center, September 8-10, 2022! Classes begin Thursday, September 8th with …

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New & Noteworthy: Metallic Cat Becomes National Reined Cow Horse Association’s first $5 Million Sire

Metallic Cat

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) announced Metallic Cat as the association’s first Five Million Dollar sire. Following the conclusion of the Teton Ridge Stallion Stakes, Metallic Cat’s offspring had earned more than $5,064,486. Owned by Bobby Patton’s Rocking P Ranch, the 2005 stallion by High Brow Cat and …

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New & Noteworthy: How to Help Horses in Ukraine


By Jessica Friedman, Horses for Clean Water As we watch events unfold in Ukraine, it can be disheartening to feel like there’s little we can do to help. But as Fred Rogers said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would …

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Search Begins for New Executive Director

Executive Director

CLE ELUM, Washington — The Washington State Horse Park Authority Board of Directors announces today that Executive Director Leslie Thurston will be retiring after serving more than 15 years as a key member of the Park’s leadership team. The Board has requested, and Ms. Thurston has agreed to serve a …

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Heat Stress, Part 3: Managing Cattle in Warm Weather

heat stress cattle

By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian In Parts 1 and 2, we covered heat stress prevention for dogs and horses – last but not least, let’s look at this topic as it relates to cattle. Simply put, cattle are not designed to be the most efficient …

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Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Uintah County, UT

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: State Veterinarian Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private Facility Comments: A second horse on a new premises in Uintah County has tested positive for West Nile Virus.  For more information go to: WNV factsheet.   

Outbreak Alert: West Nile Virus in Sacramento County, CA

Confirmed Case(s) – No Quarantine Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: UnknownFacility Type: Private FacilityAge: 4Gender: MareBreed: Thoroughbred (TB)Usage: RacingOnset of Clinical Signs: 8/7/2022Clinical Signs: Colic, facial/lip fasciculations, progressive ataxia and CNS signs.Confirmation Date: 8/19/2022Horse Status: Affected And AliveVaccination Status: Status Unknown Comments: This is …

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