Preventing Dehydration in the Horse

With exercise, the body temperature rises. This heat must be dissipated, or the horse will literally “cook”! The body cools itself through the evaporation of sweat, so sweating is especially important for the exercising horse. The sweat contains water and electrolytes, or salts. The main electrolytes are sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium, …

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Mustang Challenge – Sponsored by Schaefer Outfitter

Schaefer Outfitter

Mustang Challenge / South Point Arena, Las Vegas, NV, July 11-13, 2024 – the richest western discipline national mustang competition. Mustang Champions is proud to announce that Schaefer Outfitter is the official apparel sponsor of the Mustang Challenge. “We are proud to be a part of the first ever Mustang …

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Benefit Auction for Brant and Priest Barn Fire Relief

Nearly 600 items have been generously donated to an Internet Auction to offer support to Brandon Brant Performance Horses and Eric Priest Performance Horses. The Internet auction catalog is posted and available to view the items. Bidding opens on Monday June 24 and closes on Wednesday, June 26, starting at …

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New Wild Horse Adoptions Report Overlooks Impact of Federal Cash Incentive Program

Incentive Program

American Wild Horse Conservation Criticizes PERC’s Analysis of BLM Adoption Incentive Initiative Program, Urges Vet Vouchers Over Cash Washington, D.C., May 22, 2024 –Today, American Wild Horse Conservation (AWHC) expressed grave concerns over a report from the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), which endorses the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Adoption Incentive Program …

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Local Youth Win Tough-Fought State Championship

Championship

Fort Collins, Colo. – The Boulder County 4-H Youth Horse Judging Team earned the privilege of representing Colorado 4-H at the national 4-H competition in January following a hard-earned state championship in a very close contest at the Colorado State 4-H Conference. The annual competition was held at the Equine …

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Mustang Challenge – Presented by Western Horseman Magazine

Western Horseman

Mustang Challenge / South Point Arena, Las Vegas, NV, July 11-13, 2024 – the richest western discipline national mustang competition. Mustang Champions is proud to announce that Western Horseman magazine is the presenting sponsor of the Mustang Challenge. “Western Horseman is proud to support Mustang Champions’ goal of transitioning wild horses into …

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Tour of Federal Holding Facility Raises Alarm Over Welfare of Captured Wild Horses

Wild Horses
Photo Credit American Wild Horse Conservation

(Warning: Graphic Images) RENO, NEV. (May 20, 2024) – On May 16th, representatives from the leading wild horse protection organization, American Wild Horse Conservation (AWHC), witnessed disturbing conditions for over 3,000 wild horses currently confined at the privately owned Winnemucca Holding Facility. Most alarming was the presence of a severely …

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