Friday, July 20, 2018
Photos and video by LeyMae for the Valley Equestrian News                                                                
Minnesota's livestock producers and veterinarians should be on the lookout for seasonal diseases like anthrax St. Paul, Minn. - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reminds livestock producers and veterinarians to be on the lookout for cases of anthrax, especially after recent...
Larkspur Farm and Tri-H Stables Set to Welcome George Morris to Montana Kalispell, MT - July 16, 2018 - Legendary horseman, trainer and rider George Morris is gearing up to travel to the Northwestern region of the United States to conduct a clinic...
EquiLottery, Roberts Communications Network Finalize Video Streaming Agreement for Kentucky Lottery Pilot Louisville, KY – Last month, EquiLottery LLC and the Kentucky Lottery announced plans for a 90 day pilot program for “Win Place Show." The pilot will launch on March 24, 2019 and...
BLM To Begin Emergency Removal With 3 Days notice Statement from Wild Horse Education (Ely, NV) The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is moving forward, with only 3 days public notice, to begin a removal operation of 250 wild horses in...
Horse & Country TV's Popular Masterclass and Barn Talk Series Makes U.S. Debut with Olympian Laura Kraut London, U.K. - July 6, 2018 - Following the success of their hit programs, Masterclass and Barn Talk (also known as Yard Talk), throughout Europe and Australia, Horse & Country...
Will July 4 Fire Go Down to the Wire? By Orv Alveshere THREE-STORY BUILDING BUILT TO THEIR SPECS IN 1912 A homesteading couple had built a farm and tilled the soil. Their efforts were successful, from the many years of toil. They would move...
Four Directions Amino Acids Can Take - The Importance of Feeding Several Protein Sources --By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. --  The quantity of protein in the diet is important but even more so, is its quality. To achieve this, we need to include additional protein sources...
France first in the Nations Cup, Poland fourth. The French team was unbeatable in the Nations Cup competition at the LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials. Second place went to team Great Britain, Italy finished on third. In the showjumping trial the Polish...
--Correcting a Lead Change Problem-- By Charles Wilhelm--   Some riders tell me they have a problem when a course they are riding requires a roll back and a lead change. Some horses pick up the lead change in front but not...
SOME HORSE DAYS SURPASS OTHERS   --By Orv Alveshere-- A BEAUTIFUL HORSE AND CHILDREN'S DAY-- A bustling 1800’s cowtown had been lovingly restored. Now a summer highlight, they won 2007 Visitor’s Choice Award. Nestled below the high hills in the beauty of the rugged Badlands,First...
Louisville, KY – The Kentucky Lottery Corporation’s Board of Directors has approved a trial introduction of “Win Place Show,” a lottery game based on the results of live horse racing. The board has approved a pilot test beginning March 24,...

The Retired Racehorse Project announced today that a new special award will be offered at the 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover, taking place Oct. 4-7 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, New York Racing Association, and New...
Attendees Capitalize on AHC Issues Forum Presentations provided valuable insight to all segments of the industry   (Washington, DC)- On Tuesday, June 12th, attendees of the American Horse Council’s (AHC) 2018 National Issues Forum, sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health, gathered to learn more...
CERTIFIED HORSEMANSHIP ASSOCIATION     The University of Minnesota-Crookston has announced a CHA All Discipline Standard Instructor's Certification Clinic.   To take place July 27-31 at the University of Minnesota-Crookston Equine Center, this is a rare opportunity for instructors to become a part of...
Gagliano Elected as Chairman of AHC Board Chrystine Tauber Named Vice-Chair   (Washington, DC)- James L. Gagliano, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Jockey Club, was elected as the next Chairman of the American Horse Council’s (AHC) Board of Trustees during...
Streaming Live NOW on Horse & Country TV: Cross-Country at Luhmühlen Horse Trials   Luhmühlen, Germany - June 16, 2018 - The cross-country phase of the 2018 Luhmühlen Horse Trials is underway and Horse & Country TV (H&C TV) is proud to be bringing you all...
Return to Freedom applauds Senate bill’s wild horse protections The Fiscal Year 2019 Interior Appropriations bill approved unanimously by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday would keep in place prohibitions against killing healthy wild horses and burros or selling them...
Tim Capps Awarded 2018 Van Ness Award   (Washington, DC)- Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) gives out the Van Ness Award, which is named in honor of the late Marjorie Van Ness of New Jersey, a long-time leader and...

The Canadian Horse, Part 1   By Janice M. Ladendorf -- Introduction-  The Canadian horse is not well known in the United States. Most of the foundation stock came to New France (now Canada) from the stables of the Sun King, Louis XIV....
Teaching a Horse to Ground Tie   By Charles Wilhelm Teaching a horse to ground tie is one of the easiest commands to train however, I have seen some very elaborate ways of teaching this command.  Some trainers put a line on...
Choose Hemp instead of Soy!   By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   The ingredients tag on your commercial feed says it all. Protein source? Likely, soybeans. Fat source? Likely, soybean oil. But the love affair with soy is starting to fade. An increasing...