Sunday, February 28, 2021

  -By Charles Wilhelm- There are a lot of opinions out there about the snaffle bit. Everyone, from your local trainer to a national...

-By Orv Alveshere- EASTERN EXPOSURE OF FRIENDLY FLATLANDERSRecently, my car and I hummed down Sheyenne Street for a treat.My destination wasn’t old memories,...

  -By Orv Alveshere-   DRAFTING A DRAFT HORSE DRIVERIt was on the 5th, I visited with Dad.He told me of recollections, he had."Yes,...

    Lexington, Ky. – Oct. 30, 2020 – The highlight hunter event of the 137th National Horse Show, the $50,000 National Horse Show Hunter...

-By Orv Alveshere-family's long train ride to coastal town Wilmington *Gramp's heart trouble Gram raised Mom and girlsGramps pulled Mom from ocean...

-By Charles Wilhelm- What qualifies a person to be a horseman or horsewoman? I think maturity is the number one factor. By this...

-By Orv Alveshere-ENAMORING EVENTS AND PERHAPS SOME TEARSOn the last day at small country schools there was a celebrationBuzzing with laughter. Most...

  Many of us ride trails that cross creeks that may be dry in summer and fill with winter rains.  Also, you never...

Delta and Dream CatcherAge: Delta 20 years, Dream Catcher 11 yearsBreed: Arabian MixDelta is the mother of Dream Catcher; both are inseparable....

-- By Charles Wilhelm -- Hoof care is an important element in the care of a horse. With a young horse it is...

  Temecula, Calif. - Feb. 18, 2020 - Following a wave of early support, the Temecula Valley National Horse Show team is proud to formally introduce...

I’M CALLED A WHAT?   Some of the fondest memories and joys  Are of constructing wooden Christmas toys.  “Open Your Heart” programs, I remember,  Sponsored year after...

Traverse City, Mich. - Dec. 3, 2019 - The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF), presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC, in conjunction with US Equestrian, is pleased to...

  FARGO, N.D. - The University of Minnesota Crookston earned High Point Team Saturday at North Dakota State University, and earned Reserve High...

Broomfield, Colo. - Cases of vesicular stomatitis (VSV) have been identified in the following 35 Colorado counties:  Adams, Alamosa, Arapahoe, Archuleta, Boulder,...

The One-Rein Stop- By Charles Wilhelm- The act of moving the hips over for a one-rein emergency halt is the single greatesttechnique you can employ to...

Dressage: Double gold for Denmark at the FEI Pony European Championships FEI rankings number one – Alexander Yde Helgstrand won individual gold after a very...

Three different diseases affecting horses identified in Minnesota: Eastern equine encephalitis in Otter Tail County Equine infectious anemia in Pine County West Nile virus disease in Swift...

Rescued and Abused Horses – Part I - By Charles Wilhelm - I know a good deal about this subject as I have rescued many, many...

LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials is going for the record once again. Over 400 horses have been entered to compete at the hippodrome in Morawa. Strzegom,...

Runaway Horses Kept From Appointed (Seeding) Rounds   Montana Mustang Had a Messed Up Mind When we read the quote, “A time to plant and a time...

Salt vs Electrolyte Supplements – An Important Distinction By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.  Salt, chemically known as sodium chloride (NaCl) is fundamental to your horse’s well-being....