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Big Horse Feed & Mercantile – A Temecula Treasure Since 1988

by Cheryl Erpelding This year Big Horse Feed & Mercantile owner, Rose Corona, was pleasantly surprised to see that her beloved Temecula store was listed at number three of “day tripping attractions to see in

Last Minute Shopping Ideas!

There’s still time to shop before the holidays!

Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper Top FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix Freestyle

by Tori Bilas • photos by Terri Miller Photography Steffen Peters (USA) surprised no one as he and Suppenkasper took the win in Saturday’s FEI Dressage World Cup™ Grand Prix Freestyle, presented by EurEquine Stallions,

2022 Marshall & Sterling Insurance/ USHJA National Championships Crown Hunter and Jumper Champions

provided by USHJA • photos: Andrew Ryback Photography Affiliate Hunters, Affiliate Jumpers, and the final USEF/USHJA Jumper National Championships wrapped up on Friday, November 18 at the 2022 Marshall & Sterling Insurance/USHJA National Championships. Held

Bringing Your New Horse Home

courtesy of PennState Extension Whether “home” is your property or a boarding facility, there is a lot to do to make sure the horse’s transition is as smooth as possible.

Top 10 Winter Feeding Tips

With cold weather right around the corner, the grass is dying off and truckloads of hay are being delivered for the winter. The change in seasons also brings a change in your horse’s nutritional needs,

Turnout Blankets Your horse’s first line of defense against the oncoming chill

courtesy of SmartPak Turnout blankets are waterproof and safe for use inside and out in the turnout or pasture. In addition to being waterproof, turnouts also tend to have a heavier denier, which means they’re tougher and

10 Things to Know Before Building a Barn or Indoor Arena

courtesy of SmartPak 1. Visit and re-visit to find out your town’s laws. Every town is different and some are more agricultural-friendly than others. Go to every town department and find out their requirements and

Transportation of Horses

courtesy of University of Minnesota Extension Horses are designed to have the ability to stand for long periods of time. Nevertheless, while traveling they will need periods of rest approximately every 3-4 hours. The time

Common Equine Eye Myths in Colored Horses

by Amber Labelle, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO • article provided courtesy of AAEP Media Partner, The Horse The Internet is a wonderful resource: It enables horse owners around the globe to exchange ideas on horsemanship

Enjoying Veterinary Visits

by Sue M. McDonnell, Ph.D • courtesy of AAEP In our referral equine behavior practice, we frequently rehabilitate horses perceived to be uncooperative with one or more veterinary procedures such as injections, nasogastric tubing, genital

Help Your Horse Maintain A Healthy Weight

courtesy of Barn Chats by Vetoquinol Maintaining a healthy weight is essential for horses as they age. Carrying extra pounds can exacerbate a variety of problems that affect older horses including metabolic conditions and osteoarthritis.

7 Best Practices To Keep Your Horse Healthy And Happy

Owning a horse is a big responsibility. Not only do you have to provide them with basic needs such as food, water, and shelter, but it’s also essential to maintain their overall health and well-being.

Trent McGee and Boucherom Return to Winner’s Circle in $25,000 Blenheim Fall Tournament Grand Prix

by Emily Randolph • photos: McCool Photography Trent McGee and Boucherom led the victory gallop at Blenheim EquiSports for the third time in six months on Saturday, September 17, this time after topping the $25,000

Make Your Reservations TODAY for National Sunshine Series at Desert International Horse Park

Thermal, Calif. –  Weekly stall reservations and entries are officially open and ready for submission for the National Sunshine Series, taking place November 2-13, 2022.  Stall reservations can be made on the Desert International Horse Park website and

Ag Pass Program for Commercial Cattle and Equestrian Operations

Good morning.  I’m pleased to share that an Ag Pass program was approved by the Board of Supervisors yesterday.  During a wildfire or other disaster, the Ag Pass allows commercial livestock or agriculture operators access

Local Riders Go To Championships West 2022

We’re “The NEW” So Cal Region of the United States Pony Club ALL AGES (kids & adults now) ALL DISCIPLINES (11 different equestrian sports recognized by USPC) ALL SIZES (horses or ponies) ALL LEVELS (from

Dressage Returns to the Historic Earl Warren Showgrounds, Showcasing a Display of Beauty and Precision to the Santa Barbara Community

WHAT: CDS/USDF/USEF Rated Summer Show will take place on August 20-21, 2022 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds. The show is rated by the United States Equestrian Federation, the California Dressage Society, and the United States

The 98th Santa Barbara Fiesta Stock Horse Show and Rodeo Returns to the Historic Earl Warren Showgrounds, Promising Spectacular Performances and Plenty of Fun

WHAT: For the 98th year, the Santa Barbara Fiesta Stock Horse Show and Rodeo at the Earl Warren Showgrounds kicks off August 4, 2022. The event will bring together the best horsemen and women from

Santa Barbara National Horse Show Grand Prix and Wrap Up

Zacko Hardin riding Caracas was the winner of the $10,000 Grand Prix at the Santa Barbara National Horse Show at Earl Warren Showgrounds. Twenty three riders competed in this year’s Santa Barbara Grand Prix. The

HITS Expands Plans for Del Mark Showpark in 2023

HITS LLC is thrilled to be returning to the West Coast to take over the management of the famed Del Mar Showpark. Located just 25 minutes north of San Diego, this premier facility will once

The Santa Barbara National Horse Show’s Hunter Jumper Week Returns to The Earl Warren Showgrounds for the 102nd Year

Celebrating the Area’s Deep Equestrian Heritage & History WHAT: Now in its 102nd year, the Santa Barbara National Horse Show at The Earl Warren Showgrounds kicks off Hunter Jumper Week on July 13, 2022. This

The Most Popular Jockeys of All Time

Since the earliest civilizations, humans have engaged in the sport of horse racing. The history of the game can be traced back to Ancient Egypt and Greece. Throughout history, the sport remained massively popular, reaching

3 famous Triple Crown winners

Horse racing is popular in many countries of the world, but in the USA and UK people share a different level of enthusiasm for the sport. The Americans have the Breeders Cup, Preakness Stakes, Kentucky

Three great Irish moments in the Grand National 

There is no greater pleasure for a racing enthusiast than seeing their favourite horse win a famous race. This is especially true when they have also created a stake in the race through sports betting.

DIET BALANCERS. MORE THAN JUST FOR EASY KEEPERS.

Discover how our diet balancers help provide the essential nutrition to support topline, performance and growth. Diet balancers – more than just for easy keepers

Vetericyn® Animal Wellness Invests in Rodeo Athlete Ambassador Team

Vetericyn® Animal Wellness Invests in Rodeo Athlete Ambassador Team with the purpose to educating animal owners and improve the lives of animals with innovative animal health solutions. RIALTO, CA – April 20, 2022 – Vetericyn,

Las Vegas Bound? The Terri Gamboa Team is Ready to Help You!

provided by Terri Gamboa Team Terri Gamboa Team is the #1 Horse Property and Luxury Homes on Acreage REALTOR®’s in Las Vegas. #1 in Horse Property sales and top producing agents in Realty One Group

How to Build a “Barndominium” 6 Steps to Turn a Barn Into a Home

courtesy of Realtor.com If you’ve fantasized about how to build a “barndominium”—a barn that’s been converted into a living space for humans—then join the club. Barn conversions are hot. The term itself, a mashup of “barn” and “condominium,”

Questions You’ll Wish You Asked Before You Moved In

courtesy of Realtor.com Avoid regrets by knowing what questions to ask a REALTOR® or owner before you commit to a new home. If you bought a house with no maintenance issues big or small, let