Giving Kids in British Columbia the Chance to Fall in Love with Horses
The "A Pony Comes to School" program teaches elementary school children about safety, fun horse facts and the agricultural community.
The Seasons According to Lukas, World?s Smartest Horse
Read the latest from Lukas, the "World's Smartest Horse," and his owner, Karen Murdock.
Retrained Thoroughbreds Help Autistic, Disabled Kids
Joell Dunlap's Square Peg Foundation helps ?square pegs,? the people and horses who don?t fit neatly into a one-size-fits-all society. She has found that working together, horse and rider teams help one another in critical, life affirming ways.
National High School Rodeo Association Joins the Alltech Ag Network on iHigh
January 2012--In joining the the Alltech Ag Network on iHigh.com?, the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) has a feature-rich platform that will enable them to post news articles, share photos and video clips, and even live-stream broadcast their events online and to mobile devices.
New Veterinary Assistant Materials Give Kids Early Start on Animal Health Careers
Kids who love animals and science can start preparing for animal health careers as early as eight years old via an online veterinary science curriculum.
The Yost Family: Endurance Riding as a Family Sport
What's the perfect family sport for horse-crazy parents and their four young children? As the Yost family of Pocatello, Idaho, found out, endurance riding is a great way to spend time together doing what they love.
Many Youth Activities Planned for QuarterFest 2010
Unveiling of a new Breyer model horse, fun youth activities and first-time rides on an American Quarter Horse are just a few of the QuarterFest activities scheduled for kids.
Youth Scholarships: RHSF Will Honor Leadership and Achievement Within NRHyA
The Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) is committed to providing leadership and scholarship opportunities to its youth members. At this time, RHSF is offering $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members.
Book Review: The Sweet Running Filly
First published in 1971, everything about The Sweet Running Filly rings true, right down to the very skillful country voice that the narration and dialogue are written in. And despite the rollicking, quick story, despite the excellent voice and the witty
With the support of the Youth World Show Assistance Fund, AQHYA members are able to see their dreams become a reality.In the past four years, with the assistance of this program, 240 have received financial support enabling them to travel, attend and compete in the Built Ford Tough Youth World Championship Show.
University of Kentucky Saddle Up SAFELY Program
Saddle Up SAFELY brochures from the University of Kentucky promote safe practices for those who ride or work around horses through a broad-based, multi-media educational campaign developed in partnership with community, state, and national organizations.
Webinar: Selecting the Right Youth Horse
A good youth horse is a special equine friend, instilling confidence and good life skills to its young owner. In this webcast by My Horse University, Dr. Christine Skelly discusses what to look for in a horse for a youngster. She is the Equine Extension S
Instilling Confidence in Young Riders
Each individual in the herd is either subordinate to or dominant over every other individual in the herd. Since this is the only way that horses know to act, it is also how they relate to their human herd members. We need to think of the horse and its rid