This Month in Just Horses
  1. Q & A with Clinton: Training Questions by Clinton Anderson, Down Under Horsemanship - Pg 6
  2. Hoof Growth: Blood Flow, Pressure, and Balance by Madison Seamons , MS DVM - Pg 4
  3. Mother Nature's Helpers by Ed McNelis - Pg 8
  4. The Ultimate "Fix": Applying the New Dressage Training Scale, Part III by Alice Trindle, T & T Horsemanship - Pg 14
  5. Tips for Riding Safely Along a Road by Heather Smith Thomas - Pg 15
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Photo courtesy of Clinton Anderson, Downunder Horsemanship.
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Around the Region
  • JULY 1st- 5th
    SNAKE RIVER REINING ALLIANCE LUC MCGREGOR MEMORIAL CLASSIC

    Ford Idaho Horse Park Nampa, ID
    $36,000 in added money and prizes. Nationally recognized show. This memorial show is named in honor of Luc McGregor, a reiner who died in a training accident in 1997.
    This show has grown from a 2-day event to a huge 5-day show, and is one of a trifecta of SRRA shows each year.
    For more information, contact Paula Beckman, (208) 939-6679 / paulacbond@gmail.com, or visit: www.snakeriverreining.com.

  • JULY 10th- 12th
    WMQHA QUARTER HORSE & PAINT SHOWS

    Sapphire Event Center Corvallis, MT
    A Novice Championship qualifying show. 4 judges over 3 days, Split/Combined.
    AQHA/MQHA/ MSQHA/APHA/MPHC approved. All Breeds, Hunter Hack, Equestrians with Disabilities & Speed Events also offered.
    For more information, go to: www.montanaqha.com.

  • JULY 14th- 18th
    SNAKE RIVER STAMPEDE FORD IDAHO CENTER

    Nampa, ID.
    100th Anniversary of this classic rodeo. The wildest, fastest show on Earth!
    Buy tickets online at www.ictickets.com.

  • JULY 15th- 19th
    OREGON HIGH DESERT CLASSIC I OHJA HORSE SHOW

    J Bar J Boys Ranch Bend, OR
    Premier AA hunter/jumper competitions attract top riders from all over the Western United States and Canada.
    OHJA Medal classes held after the Medal Finals are eligible for medal finals qualification for the following year. Check the OHJA Rules and Bylaws for information on membership, awards, and point calculations.
    For more information, go to: www.oregonhighdesertclassics.org/.

  • JULY 16th- 19th
    14th ANNUAL OREGON MORGAN CLASSIC

    Oregon Horse Center Eugene, OR
    USEF Approved and Recognized.
    For more information, visit: www.pacificnorthwestmorganhorseshows.com/.

  • JULY 16th- 18th
    FORT DALLES PRO RODEO

    Rodeo Grounds The Dalles, OR
    NPRA, ICA, PWRA SEF sanctioned rodeo. Buckles for all events plus All Around Champion Saddle.
    For more information, call show secretary: Jana Griffith (541) 980-3614.

  • JULY 22nd- 26th
    OREGON HIGH DESERT CLASSIC II OHJA HORSE SHOW

    J Bar J Boys Ranch Bend, OR
    Premier AA hunter/jumper competitions attract top riders from all over the Western United States and Canada.
    OHJA Medal classes held after the Medal Finals are eligible for medal finals qualification for the following year. Check the OHJA Rules and Bylaws for information on membership, awards, and point calculations.
    For more information, go to: www.oregonhighdesertclassics.org/.

  • JULY 23rd- 25th
    THUNDER MOUNTAIN PRO RODEO

    Rodeo Grounds Longview, WA
    NPRA, ICA, PWRA SEF sanctioned rodeo. part of the NPRA. Our Rodeo Contestants are primarily from the Pacific Northwest, but also come from many other states, including many NFR title holders, as well as upcoming NFR qualifiers. This rodeo features excellent stock, quality contestants, talented bullfighters, funny clowns, and exciting half-time entertainment.
    For more information, visit: www.thundermountainprorodeo.com/.

  • JULY 24th- 25th
    MUSTANG HERITAGE EXTREME MUSTANG MAKEOVER

    Ford Idaho Horse Park Nampa, ID
    Wild horse training competition where Youth and Adult competitors train their assigned mustang to compete for a share of cash prizes.
    All adult mustangs will be available for adoption after the event. For more information, go to: www.extrememustangmakeover.com.

  • JULY 29th- AUGUST 2nd
    C-FAIR CHARITY HORSE SHOW

    Evergreen Equestrian Park, Monroe, WA
    A benefit for the Seattle Children’s Hospital, sponsored by the Morgan Horse Club of Washington State, Inc.
    For more information, visit: www.pacificnorthwestmorganhorseshows.com/.

  • JULY 30th- 31st
    YAMHILL COUNTY FAIR & RODEO

    McMinnville, OR
    NPRA. ICA sanctioned rodeo. Oregon’s oldest county fair, started in 1854. Youth Livestock; Auction; Carnival Rides; Food; All Day Entertainment; Exhibits; Talent Contest; and more!
    For additional information, contact show secretary: Debbie Howell (541) 935-4900.

  • JULY 31st- AUGUST 2nd
    IDAHO PAINT HORSE SHOW

    Ford Idaho Center Nampa, ID
    2 Shows. 6 Judges. 3 Days! Indoors and air conditioned at the Ford Idaho Center.
    For more information, visit: www.painthorseclub.com.