The horse walks into the show pen visibly distressed, and suffering and not a sole at this NRHA event did anything to help him, even though they spread marketing everywhere about Respect the Horse. Expected to show as a top athlete in a physically demanding performance, his distress is obvious at the event and recorded […]
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As recently as this fall, at the World Equestrian Games, reining was a big draw and the US team brought home gold, says author Liz Goldsmith. But that’s over now that the FEI has severed its ties with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA). Reining is no longer […]
It’s the Biggest Event on the Reining Horse Calendar ever! In 2021, during The Run For A Million Event, 4 of the Top Ten Qualifying Riders have been written up for horse abuse and caused major uproars for their treatment of horses across the world. Yet here they are being cheered on and promoted. […]
There were full-thickness skin wounds from spurs, they still hadn’t completely healed two-and-a-half months later,” says Amy Rucker, DVM, a podiatry-focused veterinarian at MidWest Equine, in Columbia, Missouri. The article cites a Reining Horse Tonge Split in Half Good Warning: Reprint from TheHorse.Com Traumatic Horse Training: Can You Spot Abuse?
NRHA Members Call Out Professionals Code of Ethics as a load of rubbish. They do not adhere to it and nor is it enforced Further down in this article you will read the actual comments made by NRHA members and enthusiasts regarding the Professionals Code of Conduct in 2020. You may have seen the NRHA […]
NRHA Members and Reining Enthusiasts write they are abused if they Report Horse Abuse In an enlightened world of what is and is not acceptable in horse training methods, the Reining Horse World comes under the spotlight equally to that of the Tennessee Walking Horse – Big Lick for many people. The fear in members […]
The 2020 NRHA Derby did not disappoint with horses showing the quiet reining tail look; achieved through equine suffering. The quiet reining tail look is a signature of the reining horse, and despite the suffering to the horse, it continues. Judges reward quiet tails; even when it is clear to the public, they have been […]
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