New & Noteworthy: How to Help Horses in Ukraine

Ukraine

By Jessica Friedman, Horses for Clean Water As we watch events unfold in Ukraine, it can be disheartening to feel like there’s little we can do to help. But as Fred Rogers said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would …

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New & Noteworthy: Metallic Cat Becomes National Reined Cow Horse Association’s first $5 Million Sire

Metallic Cat

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) announced Metallic Cat as the association’s first Five Million Dollar sire. Following the conclusion of the Teton Ridge Stallion Stakes, Metallic Cat’s offspring had earned more than $5,064,486.  Owned by Bobby Patton’s Rocking P Ranch, the 2005 stallion by High Brow Cat and …

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Heat Stress, Part 3: Managing Cattle in Warm Weather

heat stress cattle

By Tony Hawkins, DVM, Valley Vet Supply Technical Service Veterinarian In Parts 1 and 2, we covered heat stress prevention for dogs and horses – last but not least, let’s look at this topic as it relates to cattle. Simply put, cattle are not designed to be the most efficient …

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Outbreak Alerts: August 18, 2022 – West Nile Virus – Weld County, CO

Source: State Veterinarian’s Office Number Confirmed: 1Number Exposed: 2Facility Type: Private FacilityAge: 9Gender: GeldingBreed: Quarter Horse (QH)Clinical Signs:  Ataxia Teeth Grinding, Flaccid Paralysis, Cranial Nerve Deficits, Owner found horse stumbling and noted facial droopHorse Status: RecoveringVaccination Status: Status Unknown Notes: For more information about West Nile Virus go to: WNV factsheet.    See past published Outbreak …

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Explosive Performances at The Firecracker

Firecracker
Photo Courtesy Laura Cowen - Performance Horse Photography

Courtesy Colorado Reined Cowhorse Association. Photographs by Performance Horse Photography. The Colorado Reined Cow Horse Association brought cow horses to the Cowboy State to celebrate Fourth of July at The Firecracker, presented by Discount Tire, which took place June 28-July 3 at Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, Wyoming. With NRCHA …

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Fall Triangle Horse Sale

Horse Sale
2021 Triangle Fall Sale high seller, Driving Miss Em (Woody Be Tuff-Swing Thru The Drive by Hydrive Cat), selling for $90,000. Photo Courtesy AQHA.

The 43rd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, which recently changed ownership, is slated for the opening weekend of the Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World. The American Quarter Horse Association is excited for the return of the 43rd annual Triangle Fall Horse Sale, which is slated for October 28-29 during the …

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Outbreak Alerts: West Nile Confirmed by State Vet

State Veterinarian Confirms Equine West Nile Virus Case in Weld County  Broomfield, Colo. — A three year old gelding residing in Weld County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV) and is now recovering. The horse developed neurological symptoms in late July, including weakness, stumbling and poor muscle control. …

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From My Saddle: A New Editor for Colorado Horse Source

Colorado Horse

Two magazines and counting for Colorado’s newest regional horse magazine! When I started on this adventure, the plan was to extend the reach of The Northwest Horse Source to Colorado. We already had a few distribution locations in Colorado, but after surveying the Colorado horse community, it was very apparent …

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