Friday, December 14, 2018
When to Transition to a Bridle   A snaffle bit is a great educational tool and makes learning easy for a young horse. Last time we discussed the many different types of snaffle bits and how they work. With any bit...
Dr. Juliet Getty's Winter Tip: Weekly bran mashes are asking for trouble! It's getting cold and you want to offer your horse a nice warm bran mash. But what may seem comforting, could lead to a dangerous colic attack.   It all...
Nilforushan Equisport Events Adds World Champion Hunter Rider Week to Show Schedule Temecula, Calif. - Dec. 4, 2018 - Following the highly-publicized success of the 2018 Temecula Valley National Horse Show series, managed and organized by Nilforushan Equisport Events, the...
Minnesota Crookston Western Equestrian Takes Home High Point and Reserve High Point Titles in Strong Showings at Wisconsin-River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team competed in three shows at the University of Wisconsin-River...
Golden Eagles Earn Pair of High Point Team Accolades at NDSU; Fenna Claims Two High Point Rider Titles -FARGO, N.D. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team had an outstanding weekend in three shows at North Dakota State University...

BAKING DISORDER -By Orv Avleshere - My mother made buns that were the world's best; We chose those homemade buns and left the rest. Sometimes she's up and about with the dawn; Then she'd bake buns until the dough was gone. The measurements were only...
Tri-Colored Ribbons At Region 1 Championships & USDF National Finals for Melissa Palmer’s Talented Oldenburg Reagan 10 Purcellville, Virginia (November 20, 2018) - For Grand Prix rider, trainer and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist, Melissa Palmer of Echo Hill...
CONVOLUTED  DISAPPEARING  ACT OF THREE RIDERS -By Orv Alveshere- HOW’D 3 HORSES DISAPPEAR WITH 3 RIDERS? In our early teens we literally lived for ‘half-past’ Sunday. We would ride our ‘ponies’ as they’d be ‘work horses’ by early Monday. It was a ‘strained expression,’...
Golden Eagles Put Together Great Rides To Claim Several Honors in Sunday's Show at Wisconsin-River Falls -RIVER FALLS, Wis. - The University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian team competed in a pair of shows at the University of Wisconsin-River...
Ten Secrets Every Horse Wants its Owner to Know – Part II – -By Charles Wilhelm- Last time I discussed six important “secrets” or training tips to help you build a great relationship with your horse. The last four tips round out...
Hylonome Launches Equine Performance Tracking System, Hylofit, at Equine Affaire Wilton, Conn. - Nov. 8, 2018 - Hylonome, an equine technology start-up, announces it will be launching Hylofit, a wireless heart rate monitor for horse and rider, at Equine Affaire in West...
Western Team Leads Strong Showing in NCEA Exhibition Against South Dakota State   BROOKINGS, S.D. – The University of Minnesota Crookston equestrian teams put together a strong showing in a National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) exhibition with South Dakota State University...
Dr. Juliet Getty Speaks on Equine Nutrition on Monty Roberts' Horsemanship Radio     Dr. Juliet Getty, internationally respected equine nutritionist, speaks periodically on the award winning Horsemanship Radio. Her recent interview with the show's host, Monty Roberts' daughter, Debbie Roberts Loucks, can be heard...
 Pigeon Fever Outbreak in CA Wild Horses Being Held for Controversial Sale Today Forest Service killed 7 wild horses claiming that one had a positive test on October 26 for Pigeon Fever and 6 others were showing symptoms. In addition...
Third EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s, State Veterinarian’s Office, has been notified that a third Colorado horse has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA). The investigation is ongoing but appears to...
Gabriella Santaniello Recognized with Premier Equestrian Award at the 2018 International Friesian Show Horse Association World Show Springfield, Ohio (October 26, 2018) -  “I’m very proud of Gabriella and her horse. This is such a prestigious show and it’s an honor to...
Crowd-Stopping Majestic Performance Earns Otto P the TheraPlate Peak Performance Award at the International Friesian Show Horse Association World and Grand National Championship Springfield, OH (November 1, 2018) — In the equestrian world, not much compares to the majestic beauty and sheer power of...
Legal Action Filed by Wild Horse Org Against BLM Gold Rock Decision Yesterday Wild Horse Education (WHE) filed legal action against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approval of the Canadian Fiore Gold Rock mining project. WHE asserts that BLM...
Dear Equine Owner, The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Equine Program is conducting a statewide Equine Needs Assessment Survey to identify the educational needs of the local equine community. You will be asked to check topics you would like to learn...
Minnesota Crookston Western Team Takes High Point Honors Saturday after Hosting Pair of Home Shows CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team hosted a pair of home shows at the University Teaching and Outreach Center Sat.,...
Minnesota Crookston Hunt Seat Squad Improves from Day One to Day Two at Pair of U of M Shows MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian team competed Oct. 13 and 14 at a pair of shows...