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 By Dana Hokana
July 26- Understanding the Mechanics of a Snaffle Bit
When using a snaffle, you are involving fewer parts of the horse’s mouth, chin and jaw. When you pull on your snaffle bit reins, you have a direct line to the corners of

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On July 19th
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, 2014 Red Wing Farm in Hilltown, PA hosted the first ever Western Alumni Tournament of Champions. The show was open to any IHSA alumni and current graduates regardless of whether you were currently showing Alumni with the IHSA

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Five regional clubs are receiving an extra $1,000 in support for their tireless efforts and Paint Horse advocacy, thanks to the APHA Regional Club Sponsorship Program.
The program rewards APHA regional clubs that excel at encouraging new show participation,

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.- The success of the First Annual Arizona Fall Classic in 2013 led to the show committee to make a few changes to the schedule to make it even more exhibitor-friendly.  
For those planning to attend the 2014 Arizona Fall Classic, September 24-28, they
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Contributed by Melinda Davison
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The final 2014 world champions were crowned Sunday in Tunica, Mississippi, as the 2014 Palomino Horse Breeders of America came to a close.  Over 85 new world champions emerged from the 12-day period, in everything from western pleasure to working cow

FORT WORTH, Texas- The American Paint Horse Association has announced that seven new amateur events will debut at the 2014 APHA World Championship Show in November.
The below classes will be added to the World Show schedule, which already have already proven successful in the
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In addition to new events, the 2014 Reichert Celebration will also have a few new awards up for grabs as competitors take to Fort Worth, Texas next month.  
A new smart car will be awarded to the trainer of the training stable that earns the
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Contributed by our blogger, Quinn Brandt (scroll down to read her bio below her posts)
July 13, 2014 

This is the day everyone was dreading.  The only thing the schedule consisted of was an awards brunch.  As we traveled to the hotel, it really started


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NORMANDY, France- The 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games has named the American Quarter Horse as a “Horse of Honor” for The Games that will be held in Normandy from August 23-September 7.
The Quarter Horse was chosen for its acclaimed versatility, and its ability
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CONYERS, Ga.- The 2014 Stars N Stripes/Big A Circuit wrapped up Sunday with halter, showmanship, and hunt seat.  The show boasted roughly 15,000 across the 10-day span, with several new events added including NQHL Trail Derbies, Huntfield Derby, and leveling classes.  Over $125,000 in cash
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BRYAN, Texas- Congratulations to Team USA for taking home the High Point gold at the 2014 AQHA Youth World Cup.  The race was close with Australia and Germany being neck and neck with the United States, but Team USA was able to pull away with
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FORT WORTH, Texas— There’s simply something special about children and their horses, and that was certainly evident at the 2014 AjPHA Youth World Championship Show June 28–July 5 in Fort Worth, Texas. Held in conjunction with the NSBA Color of Money show June

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Fairfield, CT (July 4, 2014) On June 28, judges Joe Hayes and Donnie Bricker decided 12 of the best and brightest new stars on the reining horizon as the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby, which opened June 20 in Oklahoma City, closed
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BRYAN, Texas- The 2014 Youth World Cup kicked off last Thursday at the Brazos County Expo in Bryan, Texas, near Texas A&M University.  Youth members from 16 teams from around the world will compete in 10 classes ranging from cutting to

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Conyers, GA– Georgia Quarter Horse Association’s Stars N Stripes/Big A Circuit introduced two new special events as it kicked off the eleven day Stars N Stripes/Big A Circuit in Conyers, GA on Thursday, July 3.  Numbers were strong in Thursday’s trail