By Michelle Banks, Natural Resources Conservation Service
In the minds of many, a freshly tilled field is picturesque – clean and ready for the next planting. But according to a soil health expert, what looks good to the eye, isn’t always good for the soil – or a farmer’s bottom line.
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy will constitute the most significant sporting competition in France over the next 12 months. Furthermore, the Normandie 2014 edition is stretching far beyond a purely sporting context. Indeed it is billed as the great celebration of the horse through a highlighting and embellishing of its history, its culture and its influence, prior to and during the World Equestrian Games, thanks to a vast programme of entertainment. Its main theme: a journey through time, the continents and the imagination. We give you the low-down:
Unlike many texts on the subject, this valuable, revised and expanded second edition of the popular instruction manual for novice rawhide workers, Braiding Rawhide Horse Tack, by Robert L. Woolery, assumes no prior knowledge or experience. In over 180 drawings and photographs, the reader is shown every step of the process, beginning with a fresh cowhide, continuing through cutting strings and braiding, and ending with finished reatas, bosals, hobbles, or reins.
Yesterday, the U.S. District Court in Amarillo granted in part AQHA’s Motion for Stay of Equitable Relief Pending Appeal. The effect of the order is that pending resolution of AQHA’s appeal, AQHA is not required to register clones or their offspring. While AQHA is not required to register clones or their offspring pending the outcome of the appeal, the order also specifies that AQHA must immediately develop appropriate rules for the registration of clones and their offspring.
The $260,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Cinch Non Pro Futurity entered the Jim Norick Coliseum Arena at Oklahoma State Fair Park today with the first section of the go-round. More than 100 non pro riders took to the arena today at the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show that runs until December 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
For the first time ever, Master Gasser will be bringing his world-renowned equestrian tour to North America beginning February of 2014. Following in the family footsteps of seven generations, Gasser has recreated a show for this tour only previously seen at the famous riding schools in Vienna and Spain.
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