Friday, January 18, 2019

View this email in your browser INTRODUCING TEAM ZIMBABWE The Polocrosse Association of Zimbabwe has announced the eight elite players who will represent Zimbabwe at the Adina Polocrosse World Cup 2019. Most of the 2019 team comes with 28 years or more of polocrosse-playing...
US Equestrian is excited to launch the Para-Equestrian Dressage Coach Certificate Program -Lexington, KY - January 15, 2019 - US Equestrian is excited to launch the Para-  Equestrian Dressage Coach Certificate Program, a first of its kind for the industry. This certificate...
  Don't miss MHARF's 2019 "Cabin Fever" Flea Market and Tack Sale! Antique, Vintage, Housewares, Tons of Miscellaneous Interesting "Finds". Plus lots of horse tack and equipment including English and western saddles, bridles, training aids, pads, winter blankets, summer gear,...
Dr. Juliet Getty Speaks on Equine Nutrition on Monty Roberts' Horsemanship Radio Can we keep a horse healthy in our restricted forage environment of barns and stalls? Horse's bodies actually adjust with seasons. Colic, ulcers and laminitis are man-made, but we can...
AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ADVOCATING FOR EQUINE INDUSTRY!   American Horse Council Celebrates 50 years of Advocating for Equine Industry -Washington, DC-In 1969 when the founders of the American Horse Council (AHC) first gathered to discuss formalizing an organization...
AHC to Offer Internships in 2019 -Open to High School and College Students- (Washington, DC;  January 7, 2019)- In 2019, the American Horse Council (AHC) will again offer internship programs available to both high school and college students. Students will be...
US Equestrian Announces 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Coaching Team -by US Equestrian Communications Department | Jan 9, 2019- Lexington, Ky. - US Equestrian is pleased to announce the 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Coaching Team. Coach Christy Parker (Brunswick,...
American Equus Welcomes Para Dressage Athlete Alyssa Cleland to Chosen Rider Roster  Gilbert, Ariz.- Jan. 7, 2019 - American Equus is excited to welcome Para-Dressage rider, Alyssa Cleland, to their list of well-respected Chosen Riders. Cleland is a Grade V Para-Dressage...
AAEP to Celebrate “Good Works” of Veterinarians Throughout 2019 Campaign -Jan 7, 2019- The American Association of Equine Practitioners is applauding the “good works” of veterinarians who are dedicating their time, money and resources to the health and welfare of the...
 LOST BETWEEN BARN AND HOUSE IN A BLIZZARD -By Orv Alveshere- SNOW CAN FIND YOU:  CAN YOU FIND THE HOUSE? Luckily he had just arrived home to the farm; Fast changing weather gave extreme cause for alarm. He had just returned from an urgent...

The Need for De-Spooking -By Charles Wilhelm- An interesting fact about horses is that while they can seem so smart and appear to learn so fast when we are consistent with them, the flight instinct can take over quickly. The frightened horse doesn’t...
Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame to honor inductees at Induction Ceremony & Western Heritage Gathering in Great Falls, Feb. 9 The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) extends an invitation to all to attend...

CHRISTMAS TITLE By Orv Alveshere -GREEN SCENE GIVERS- I have Christmas mem’ries where parents gave each, one special gift. Paying for land and livestock, it was a world of tight thrift. A brightly wrapped gift to call my own was truly worth the long...
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...