Monthly Archives: December 2014

Utah Rider Brings Home Reining Horse Championship

  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – December 6, 2014:  Lara Oles of Heber City won the inaugural Para Reining Championship at the 2014 National Reining Horse Association Futurity in Oklahoma. She rode Western Wiz, a 12 year old quarter horse owned…

Aggie Prof to Head AAEP

 COLLEGE STATION, (TTA) – Longtime Texas A&M University professor G. Kent Carter, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM was installed as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during the Dec. 9 President’s Luncheon at the association’s 60th Annual Convention, taking place…

Senate passes public lands measures as part of defense spending authorization

Sportsmen-driven bills on the way to the White House WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate today voted to approve a number of important public lands measures that were attached to the federal defense reauthorization bill, including measures that will protect vital fish and…

Fantastic start for Christian Ahlmann

GENEVA, (CHI) – Christian Ahlmann put in a strong first appearance. The German show-jumper succeeded in qualifying for the Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday straight away at the CHI Geneva. After jumping clear, he finished in eighth place with “Codex…

Utah Rider Brings Home Para Reining Horse Championship

Oklahoma City, (NRHA) –  Lara Oles of Heber City won the inaugural Para Reining Championship at the 2014 National Reining Horse Association Futurity in Oklahoma. She rode Western Wiz, a 12 year old quarter horse owned by Bob Thompson of Alberta,…

At the NFR…Kimzey grabs gold; Brazile looks for more

   LAS VEGAS, (PRCA) – On a night when the King of the Cowboys reigned yet again, a young star also was crowned. The incomparable Trevor Brazile won the team roping with heeling partner Travis Graves, then shared the tie-down roping…

NFR: The Results, Direct from the City That Never Sleeps

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas Round 8, Dec. 11, 2014 Bareback riding: 1. Austin Foss, Terrebonne, Ore., 85.5 points on Beutler & Son Rodeo’s Black Kat, $19,002; 2. Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., 83.5, $15,018; 3.…

Europe Bans Horse Meat From Mexico

Photo: Courtesy Canadian Horse Defence Coalition/Shelley Grainger     LAUSANNE, (Blood Horse) –  The European Commission took action Dec. 8 that resulted in the ban of horse meat imports and meat products from Mexico. Effective Jan. 15, the commission has…

In the Beginning There Was Show Jumping

GENEVA, (FEI) – The CHI Geneva starts today. In the concluding Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday, the decision will fall as to whether Christian Ahlmann succeeds in becoming the first rider in history to win a bonus in the Rolex…

Super Saturday Is The Place To Be In April

Lexington, KY (Kentucky Horse Park) – Ticket packages for the 2015 Kentucky Reining Cup, April 24-25 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY are now available. Packages include tickets for each of the individual days plus a new Super Saturday ticket,…