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Reining Trainer Sued for Horse Abuse

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?

Report Horse Abuse and Your Attacked

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 Reining Tail Obsession

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 […]

Preparing to earn a million dollars in The Last Cowboy

A quick video looking at how reining horses are trained by one of the million-dollar cowboy featuring in the film ”The Last Cowboy” and “Run for a Million” competition.  This is the event that is being promoted as the greatest exposure of reining in its history by program writer and NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee, […]