When do those hauling horses need a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or fall under newly imposed federal electronic logging device (ELD) regulations? Officials released two documents to try to answer those questions.
The Barrel Futurities of America board of directors held its first meeting of 2018 from January 19–20 in Oklahoma City. Working through a full agenda, the BFA board acted on items initiating a number of event changes for the 2018 BFA World Championship Futurity.
On August 5, 2017, the ladies of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association were, for the first time in history, welcomed onto the ProRodeo Hall of Fame’s hallowed stage in Colorado Sp rings, Colorado. Three WPRA icons joined the class of 12 inductees—Wanda Harper Bush, Charmayne James and a joint PRCA/WPRA equine inductee—Sherry Johnson’s Star Plaudit.
The 32nd Annual Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture will take place February 3, 2018 at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). This year’s event features Farrier Daisy Bicking, founder of Daisy Haven Farm: School of Integrative Hoofcare, and Dr. Nicholas Frank, professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
Ground Zero Equine Surfaces looks forward to handling arena preparation and surfaces at the upcoming Barrel Futurities of America in Oklahoma City from December 4–9, 2017.
Barrel Horse News sister publication Western Horseman joins forces with Road to the Horse.
Nominations for the ProRodeo Hall of Fame class of 2018 are due January 31, 2018.
Over the past months the American Horse Council (AHC) has reached out to the equine community to determine the potential impact of the upcoming Electronic Logging Device mandate.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) 63rd Annual Convention, held Nov. 17–21 in San Antonio, Texas, dispensed the essential knowledge, emerging diagnostics and newest treatments across the medical spectrum to help practitioners provide optimal care to their equine patients. Convention attendance comprised 5,344 veterinary professionals, students, guests and exhibitors from across the United States, Canada and 36 other countries.