Colorado Horse Council Needs Committee Members

Become part of the development and growth of Colorado’s equine industry. The Colorado Horse Council is a membership driven organization promoting and protecting the interests of the Colorado equine industry. It is important to find members with the skills, talents and time necessary to do the tasks associated with program development, …

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ResqRanch – Evergreen, Colorado Animal Sanctuary Works to Educate, Inspire, and Transform Horse Training

Emblaze raced 51 times in her racing career and now enjoys the good life at The ResQRanch. All photos courtesy ResQRanch

Dr. Jena Questen is a veterinarian and professional animal trainer who’s passionate about helping animals of all kinds. As a veterinarian who combines traditional and holistic veterinary medicine, she also uses the science of animal behavior to improve the lives of horses, dogs, cats, and even pet fish. Her wish is …

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A Place to Share – Clubs and Cooperatives Bring Opportunity to Ride to Many

The indoor arena at Fox Valley Saddle Association. Photo by Kim Roe

Over the Fourth of July weekend I had the opportunity to judge a Working Equitation show in Illinois. The event was held at a riding club, the Fox Valley Saddle Association which was established in the 1940s. Near Chicago, the club sits in an agricultural area complete with acres of …

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US Horse Population – Statistics

©NWHS Photo

In recent weeks, several figures have been circulated regarding the US horse population.  The American Horse Council (AHC) wishes to clarify these statistics to avoid confusion and misunderstanding of the data.   There are presently three major organizations that collect and publish data regarding the US horse population, albeit with …

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