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Equine Herpes Virus - Reprint SPEEDHORSE, June 2013

Equine Herpes Virus - Reprint SPEEDHORSE, June 2013
To date, at least 9 different herpes viruses are known to infect horses, according to Dr. Frank Cook, Research Associate Professor at the Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Saturday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Saturday Slide Show
The sale wrapped up with day three of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale, beginning promptly at 10:00 a.m. with hip numbers 615 through 917 selling.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Friday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Friday Slide Show
Day two of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. with hip numbers 307 through 614 selling. Prior to the sale, a medication town-hall meeting hosted by the American Quarter Horse Association was held at 8:00 a.m. and OQHRA hosted a party immediately following the sale.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Thursday Slide Show

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale Thursday Slide Show
Day one of the 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. with auctioneers Danny Green, Randy Woodward and Justin Holmberg, and announcers Brian Rigby and Jayson Jackson selling hip numbers 1 through 306.

2015 Champion Awards Ceremony Slide Show Presentation

2015 Champion Awards Ceremony Slide Show Presentation
The 38th Annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale kicked off with the much-anticipated annual Pre-Sale Party hosted by Heritage Place. The party started at 5:00 p.m. with drinks and hors d'oeuvres and was followed by the AQHA Champion awards ceremony.

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale & Champion Night

Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale & Champion Night
The 38th annual Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale and AQHA Champion announcements will be happening Wednesday January 20 through Saturday January 23.

First Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown Winner

First Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown Winner
Painted Turnpike (PYC Paint Your Wagon QH-High Class Turnpike, Royal Quick Flash) was named the first ever Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Triple Crown winner on Oct. 30 after winning the final leg.

2015 Grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials

2015 Grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials
The grade 1 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity Trials ran on October 17, 2015. Entrants came from two states: Oklahoma and Texas.

Protect Our State’s Horse Heritage - Save the Horse Racing Industry in Texas

Protect Our State’s Horse Heritage - Save the Horse Racing Industry in Texas
Here in Texas, we take great pride in our state and all that it’s known for—our warm people, hot summers and hottest salsas; our wide-open spaces; our storied history; business opportunities; food; music; ranches and farms; and of course, cattle and horses.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Sunday, October 4

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Sunday, October 4
Day two of the 11th Annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, October 4 with hip numbers 193 through 381. Attendance was high for the event and buyers were at the sale barn early, looking for their next purchase.

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Saturday, October 3

Los Alamitos Equine Sale - Saturday, October 3
Day one of the 11th Annual Los Alamitos Equine Sale, the west coast's premier sale of Quarter Horse Yearlings & Mixed Stock, kicked off Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with veteran auctioneer Keith Babb overseeing the sale of hip numbers 1 through 192.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Saturday, September 26

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Saturday, September 26
Day three of the 37th Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 26 with hip numbers 591 through 895 selling.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Friday, September 25

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Friday, September 25
Many sale attendees came out early Friday morning to hear an update given by Texas Quarter Horse Association Director of Racing Rob Werstler concerning the racing situation in Texas. After the meeting, day two of the 37th Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. without a hitch.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Thursday, September 24

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Thursday, September 24
As promised by the power company, the lights were back on Thursday morning after Wednesday’s electrical mishap. Day One of the 37th Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale began promptly at 10:00 a.m. with auctioneers Danny Green and Randy Woodward.

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Wednesday, September 23

Heritage Place Yearling Sale - Wednesday, September 23
The 37th Annual Heritage Place Yearling Sale kicked off with a bang... literally. The PreSale party started at 5:00 p.m. the evening before the big event. Just as the party got started, an oilfield truck across the street hooked a power line and pulled down 4 poles.

House Rules at Albuquerque

House Rules at Albuquerque
The Downs at Albuquerque institutes strict regulations for stakes qualifiers. There is nothing like personal experience to make reality hit home. The owner and CEO of The Downs At Albuquerque speaks from experience.

All American Weekend - Day 1 - Monday, Sept. 7

All American Weekend - Day 1 - Monday, Sept. 7
The traffic was moving slow Monday getting to Ruidoso Downs Race Track on Labor Day for the long awaited $3,000,000 All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1. There were 12 races scheduled at Ruidoso Downs, but race 11 was the one everyone had been waiting for.

All American Weekend - Day 2 - Sunday, Sept. 6

All American Weekend - Day 2 - Sunday, Sept. 6
Cars overflowed to the highway at Ruidoso Downs Race Track Sunday afternoon! Shuttles were running nonstop to take race enthusiasts to and from the track for a big day of racing. After the races were over the third day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale started at 6:00 p.m.

All American Weekend - Day 3 - Saturday, Sept. 5

All American Weekend - Day 3 - Saturday, Sept. 5
There was a full day of racing at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday. There were three quarter horse races scheduled for the day - the All American Gold Cup, the Bill Reed Memorial and a two-year-old maiden race. Later that evening the second day of the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale resumed after racing was concluded.

All American Weekend - Day 4 - Friday, September 4

All American Weekend - Day 4 - Friday, September 4
The day began bright and early with a few morning workouts at Ruidoso Downs. Later in the day, Ruidoso Downs had a full day of racing for All American enthusiasts to enjoy gearing up for the big races. Later that evening the Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale took place at the sale pavilion.

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