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Le Mas: 50 Acre Equestrian Estate Rich Vigue JRV Realty Of North Georgia...................Cover, 3 Rodeo...Still Standing Tall! Crystal Lyons.......................................................... 6 Hay! CBD Not For Horses, USEF Warns........... 7 Raising Chickens...........................................10-11 The Importance Of Reliable Communications Robert Eversole..............................................16-17 Western Dressage: Preparing To Show Lynn Palm......................................................18-19 Calendar Of Events.......................................20-21

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RODEO…

STILL STANDING TALL!

by Crystal Lyons

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f all the great array of sports in our nation, so loved by the masses, I am SO PROUD of the sport of RODEO! Football, basketball and baseball long ago ceased to open up their events with prayer, how is it we are surprised they now openly show disdain for our flag that stands for the very freedom these athletes enjoy?  Rodeo STILL opens with prayer as well as giving honor to our nation’s flag and those who have fought and died to preserve our freedom.  Our nation’s forefathers rightfully said that freedom is a personal right that comes from God.  Governments can’t give freedom.  Governments can protect it or stamp it out, but freedom itself is a given by God.  If we dishonor the God Who’s desire is for us to live in freedom, is it such a shock that freedom itself becomes endangered?  This alone is reason enough for me to love rodeo. Patriotism is not simply caught.  It must be taught and instilled into each generation.  With an entire generation knowing nothing about honor or selfsacrifice, is it any surprise that we’re seeing such a display of blatant disrespect and utter disregard for what came at such a high cost to former generations?  If for no other reason than this, I would love rodeo because it honors the honorable.  It displays to the younger generations a respect and honor for freedom.  There is an anointing on our National Anthem and when it’s presented with passion it engulfs the entire audience with a surge of heartfelt emotions.  How many times have we experienced a knot in our throat and tears swelling up in our eyes during an opening with Old Glory carried proudly horseback and Lee Greenwood singing “God Bless The USA”?  I ESPECIALLY love it when an opening incorporates the military, landing in the arena via parachute with a huge American flag as men run to keep her from hitting the ground.   A swell of pride envelopes me every time.   Rodeo in itself is a sport requiring individual courage.  In rodeo, you succeed or fail on your own.  There is no team to help you carry the weight of discouragement during the hard times.  You’re on your own sweetheart.  Not to mention the very fact that with each and every performance the contestants face the high chance of injury.  Even death is a possibility.  That in itself requires a courageously different mindset.  Rodeo fans and contestants recognize and appreciate patriotism more so, because they recognize its cost. Rodeo demands individualism.  The socialistic attitude that permeates this

unpatriotic fad invading the empty heads of society is based on a social mindset that rejects individualism. A mindset that has no regard for individuality in itself breeds a disrespect for other people’s accomplishments.  Therefore it feeds into the masses a sense of “right” to tear down what other people have paid a price to build.  It is very literally a cowardice spirit that eventually expresses itself in preying on the very young, the elderly, the helpless.  It’s a mindset that demands privileges while rejecting the responsibilities.   For these reasons I will not be watching any sport that tramples on the very freedom our fathers paid such a high price to hand down to us.  But rodeo?  I will gladly support this sport that stands tall amid the “knee takers”!  Rodeo… I am so proud of you!!

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Hay! CBD Not for Horses, USEF Warns

As of September 1, 2019, horses competing under USEF rules that test positive for natural cannabinoids, synthetic cannabinoids, and other cannabimimetics are in violation of GR4. The FEI also includes the group as prohibited substances.

US Equestrian warns horse owners that CBD positives will result in equine drug violations this fall. So, just say NEIGH! That’s because USEF Equine Drugs and Medications Rules prohibit cannabidiols (CBD) and their metabolites.

CBD detections prior to that date will receive warnings. They will be considered a “Prior” violation if there are additional detections of cannabinoids following September 1.

So, why is the Federation making the announcement now? It comes after the 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp and declassified it as a Schedule I controlled substance. The definition includes hemp that doesn’t contain more than 0.3% THC and plants that produce cannabidiol oil (CBD). According to US Equestrian, both natural and synthetic CBD, “are likely to affect horse performance” due to its reported anti-anxiety effects. Additionally, the press release adds that the substance is no different than other legitimate therapeutics that affect behavior in horses, although it provides no support of the claim. Info from: Horse Authority Team VOLUME 6 | ISSUE 9 2020

Additionally, GR411 Conditions For Therapeutic Administrations of Prohibited Substances don’t apply for cannabinoids, so there’s no medication reporting form. US Equestrian notes that analytical methods are being implemented to detect CBD and similar cannabinoids. Equestrians subject to testing under the World Anti-Doping Code should view the athlete regulations pertaining to cannabinoids

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Raising Chickens There’s a lot to like about raising chickens in your backyard. The eggs are a real temptation—tastier and fresher than any store-bought eggs, and better for baking, too. The shells, along with the chicken poop, can be tossed right into the compost pile. Much of the day, the birds entertain themselves, picking at grass, worms, beetles, and all of the good things that go into making those yummy farm eggs. Plus, with their keen eye for insect pests, chickens make for great gardening companions.

Choosing a Breed Heritage Breeds: The Livestock Conservancy defines a Heritage chicken as a natural breeding chicken that has a slow growth rate and can live a long, productive outdoor life. The breed must also conform to the American Poultry Associations standard for that breed. Egg Laying Breeds: These hens have been bred to produce large quantities of eggs through their short production lifetimes. Leghorns are a good example of prolific egg producers as are Australorps. Dual Purpose Breeds: These hens are the best of both worlds in utility terms. They are productive in the egg department and also grow large enough to be used as a meat bird later on in their life. Meat Breeds: As the name suggests these breeds of chicken are bred for meat purposes. They grow very, very quickly. They put on weight at an alarming rate and are ready for slaughter at around nine weeks.

birds. Each choice has its merits but it’s really about what you feel is best for you. Hatching Eggs: These are fertilized eggs that you need to incubate. If you are new to chickens, I don’t recommend that you get hatching eggs unless you really know what you are doing. Although incubation is fairly straightforward, there definitely is an art to it. Chicks: This is the most used and wise choice for novices. You can select which breed(s) you want and when you want them. You typically get chicks at one day old. Pullets: Pullets are birds aged between four to six months. The chicks have been reared to adulthood and are usually sold at point of lay, meaning the pullet is about to lay her first egg anytime soon! Adults: Adult hens are more difficult to come by as breeders like to move birds out before they get too old since they eat more. A common source of adult hens is animal shelters or rescue sanctuaries.

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Hen Morning and Evening Routines Unfortunately most people lead busy lives and don’t have all day to tend to their chickens. In the morning you will want to let your chickens out of the coop, check on their feed and water, and have a general look around to make sure everyone is ok. When the sun comes down, it’s time to start the evening routine. This will include locking your girls safely inside the coop and also collecting the eggs (if you haven’t already done so). Of course this is the ‘bare minimum’ of caring for your girls. There will also be weekly tasks like cleaning the coop and tending to the nesting boxes…

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The Importance of ... Communicating with the folks back home while you’re camping seems like the last thing that you would want to do. After all, we’ve left technology behind to embrace the wilderness. There’s no better feeling than being “off the grid”, disconnected from the outside world. However, there are exceptions to this; you may have health problems, family that needs checking on, or you may need up to date information for the trip home. “While in the Pasayten wilderness, along the Canadian border, where cell coverage is just a dream we noticed a thick smoke plume, and haze started filling the basin we were camped in. The plume was to the southeast which was also the direction of our only route back to civilization. If the road were closed our weeklong trip might turn into something much longer. We needed wildfire info ASAP in order to make an informed decision on the safest option.” INFORMATION IS POWER - In these circumstances, having access to reliable communications while camping in remote locations is not only a good idea, but a necessity. “I sent a message to our emergency contact at home to see if they could find any wildfire info. Within minutes we had a situation report on the fire and where it was heading (across the only road into the trailhead). With that info we were able to make a plan – break camp at first light and head for the trailhead and immediately depart for home.  After receiving the fire info I was able to share that data with some hikers camped nearby so that they could make informed decisions for themselves.” Backcountry communicators are, at their best, lifesaving devices that allow you to check in with friends and family back home and reach emergency services in a pinch, even when you’re far off the grid. Here’s a breakdown of the devices we’ve used with success. “By the time we made it to the trailhead the next afternoon the smoke was getting thicker. A quick set of messages on the SatPaq let us know that the road out was still clear but the wind forecast had the fire line heading across it. We needed to leave ASAP. And we did!”

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SatPaq – So good that the US military is using them. The SatPaq has become my go to communicator because of its small size, light weight, and its ability to point to a specific satellite. It’s never failed me and messages are sent and received fast. The SatPaq from Higher Ground is a lightweight device that easily clips to your smartphone and connects wirelessly using Bluetooth to communicate through satellites when there is no cell coverage. SatPaq’s SpaceLinq app is free and allows you to send and receive messages, get instant weather forecasts, share your location, and get help in emergencies – all without having to pay monthly service fees. “By the time we got to the bottom of the mountain and back onto paved roads the impact of the fire was clear. The mountainsides that were green on the way in a few days before were blackened and still smoking.” Garmin inReach – Reliably rugged GPS tracking and much more. The best thing about InReach is that it’s built to take abuse. Add that to the easy to use operating system and you’ve got a reliable tool that doesn’t require a smart phone to operate. Although a smart phone HorseNRanchMag.com

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isn’t required you can still pair the device to your phone for a much larger and easier to use screen with the free Earthmate app. Being essentially a GPS unit that does more, you can use the inReach to track your ride and record all of the statistics that we love such as altitude, average speed and other similar data. “The fire line was a half mile away from a critical intersection that we turned at. And the surrounding area was crisscrossed with red streaks from aerial fire retardant drops.” Spot X – Self contained communications. Similar to the inReach, the Spot X is its own self-contained unit, not needing to piggyback off phones via Bluetooth. It will track your route, send your location and text updates. The Spot X also features a full keyboard and a cursor button for navigating the screen. No endless scrolling to find a letter on a display screen.

A note of those buttons. Unless you have tiny fingers they may prove to be too small to type with gloves on and are hard to use in heavy rain, snow, or finger-freezing subzero winds. “We were never in immediate danger, but had the wind shifted it could have become interesting in short order. With the SatPaq we had access to the data that allowed us to make informed decisions.” Staying in communication while visiting remote parts of the world is never easy. There is seldom reliable cell phone coverage in the backcountry. But thankfully with these powerful and effective devices those who routinely find themselves in distant corners of the globe and in need of communications have several very good tools at their disposal. Tip: Be sure to educate all involved before your trip on what to expect when tracking your progress with these devices. “If they don’t know what to expect, they may alert rescue teams when they are not needed.” As always for more information Robert Eversole; on trail riding, camping with horses, Trail Meister Owner and the largest guide to horse trails and Chief Trail Boss. and camps in the world visit us at 513-374-9021; robert@trailmeister.com; www.TrailMeister.com www.TrailMeister.com

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your vet to know this too. Aim to keep the limbs of the horse sound without medications if possible. 6. Set time lines for you and your horse to prepare for yearly goals. Set them and if you are not reaching them, reevaluate them without getting upset and taking it out on the horse.

Western Dressage: Preparing to Show By Lynn Palm

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ressage is for every rider and any horse, no matter what age, level of education, and what your goals may be. It is simply a natural training method for the horse and rider that leads to great success. So if you are a western rider, dressage training will help you bring out the best in your horse and you as a rider. Western Dressage is a huge step in the right direction to improve the western rider’s education and skills. Be careful if you try to ride a dressage test; you will get hooked because it is so much fun. 1.

Now that you have studied some of my suggestions about getting yourself ready for the show ring, let’s focus now on the horse. Keep the following in mind as you prepare for your first Western Dressage show.

2. Train with patience and understanding about your horse as an individual and not just comparing him to other horses. 3. Understand what is required in each level and test. Know your horse’s confidence level and how he will handle what would be asked for in a test. Aim for willingness and consistency. 4. Evaluate your horse’s fitness. Become educated so you know what is your horse’s best weight and muscle tone. 5. Evaluate your horse’s soundness, both his overall soundness and the soundness of his legs and feet. Know and work closely with your vet and blacksmith so that your horse is healthy and sound. It takes a great deal of knowledge and time to make sure your blacksmith is trimming or shoeing your horse correctly and for

7. Don’t give in to peer pressure. Don’t let others, such as family members, friends, trainer/coach, or other competitors talk you into thinking that you need to do more then you are capable of doing or want to do. Don’t attempt to reach goals your horse isn’t ready to handle. Stay on a realistic path and set achievable goals. 8. Prepare for your show at home. Find out exactly what you need to do in order to sufficiently warm up to practice for the level you plan to show in. 9. Prepare the warm-up you will do before you enter the ring. Practice what to do and what direction to turn down the center line to start your test. 10. Prepare your tack and clothes ahead of time, and know how long it takes you to get ready. You can rehearse at home. 11. Make packing lists for horse feeding and care, tack to show in, and clothes you wear to compete in. This will keep you from worrying that you’ll forget something. 12. Make travel plans and time lines of when you are going and for how long. 13. Prepare your vehicle and trailer for safe travels. Please refer to our traveling DVDS available on the website. 14. Decide with confidence, excitement and what I call “the eye of the tiger,” to go to the show and have a great time and success.

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We love to share our dressage backgrounds and knowledge with you and would love to have you come ride with us. You can join us at our farm in Ocala, Florida, or at one of our Ride Well Clinics on our USA Tour at a location near you. If you would like to train with Lynn & Cyril at home with Western Dressage, take advantage of the following supportive training materials: BOOKS: “Head To Toe Horsemanship” “Western Dressage—A Guide to Take You to Your First Show” “A Rider Guide to Real Collection” DVDS: “Dressage Principles for the Western Horse & Rider” Volume 1 Parts 1-5 “Dressage Principles for the Western & English Horse & Rider” Volume 2, Parts 1-3 “Let Your Horse Be Your Teacher” Parts 1&2 For more information about training courses, educational materials and much more, please visit www.lynnpalm.com or call 800-503-2824.

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HORSE/TACK SALES & ADOPTIONS First Monday of month - Burrell Horse Auction, Horse & Tack Sale: Tack 6:30, Horse 8:00; 6450 Bates Pike, Cleveland TN , 423-472-0805

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SECOND SATURDAY: Gleason, TN. West TN Auction Barn. 330 Fence Rd. Tack 5:30 pm. Horses 8 pm. Info: Chucky Greenway 731-571-8198

RODEO Tennessee HS Rodeo Association http://tnhsra.com Lebanon, TN 2020 SCHEDULE Oct 17-18 - * Murray, KY * Nov 14-15 - Athens, AL

SECOND & FOURTH SATURDAY: Scotts Hill, TN. Scotts Hill Stockyard. Info: James Linville 731-549-3523. www.facebook.com/ scottshillstockyard MEETINGS First Tuesday of every month National Racking Horse Assoc, Choo Choo Chapter meets at Wally’s Restaurant in East Ridge Tn @ 7pm. New members and visitors always welcome! Jerry Clark 423-667-0440 Fourth Thursday of every month Gordon County Saddle Club monthly meeting @ Gordon County Agricultural Service Center Visitors welcome! Info: (770) 548-5956 Monthly Club meetings are held the first Monday of every month except July, there is no July meeting due to Wagon Train Murray County Saddle Club.com Monthly meeting, the 1st working Monday night of the month. Board meeting at 6:00 followed by membership meeting at 7:00 and a pot luck dinner. Bartow County Saddle Club bartowcountysaddleclub.org Catoosa County Saddle Club facebook.com/catoosacountysaddleclub

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GAITED HORSE SHOWS nwha.com Nov 7 NWHA Fall Frenzy Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina, 400 Flemington Dr, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 HUNTER/JUMPER ushja.org Zone 4 Stirrup Cup Championship October 22-25, 2020 Fox Lea Farm October Venice, FL Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship NORTH - November 11-15, 2020 Aiken Zone 4 Finals North Aiken, SC Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship SOUTH - November 12-15, 2020 Fox Lea Farm November Venice, FL QUARTER HORSE SHOWS www.tqha.org HILLBILLY CLASSIC-CANCELLED December 4-6, 2020 Harriman, TN BARRELL RACING nbha.com Oct 24 thru 31 2020 NBHA World Championships National Fairgrounds | Perry, GA 706.823.3728 Nov 7 2:00 pm GA06 Bcha Complex Statesboro, GA

Nov 7 AL05 Hilltop Restaurant & Arena @ 2:00 pm Andalusia, AL Nov 7 TN02 Southern Middle Tn Pavillion @ 2:00 pm November 10 Henry/Stafford East Tn Ag. Expo Harriman TN 2:30 PM Lacey Thompson 423.368.2623 November 14 Murray County Saddle Club Chatsworth GA 2:00 PM Taylor White 423.313.4473 Nov 14, Dec 5 Cullman Arena Cullman AL 2:00 PM Katie Thornburg 205.790.6792 Nov 21, Dec 12 Southern Middle Tn Pavilion Winchester TN, 2:00 PM Lana Blankenship 931.247.2340 Dec 5 GA01 North Georgia Equestrian Center @ 2:00 pm Rising Fawn, GA

CLINICS / CLASSES see Individual location listings also www.eventclinics.com www.stridepro.com October 31 Halloween Jumper Schooling Show with Costume Contest Le Bonheur Equestrian / Chatsworth Stud 1699 Berry Bennett Road Chatsworth, GA, 30705 Oct 31 - Nov 1 Daniela Moguel Clinic Rising Sun Farm 9570 Liberty Church Rd. Brentwood, TN, 37027 Nov 7-8 One & Two Day Clinic with 5* Eventer Tamie Smith Greenbriar Farm 4402 Greenbriar Dear Road Anniston, AL, 36207

DRESSAGE tndressage.com October 24 Greystone Triple D Schooling Show – Virtual – CTDA recognized Classical, Western, Gaited and Driven Dressage Tests held on the Facebook page. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/ dressage.atgreystone November 7 CTDA Schooling Show, Clearview Horse Farm, Shelbyville, TN Classical, Eventing, Western and Gaited Dressage using USDF, USEF and WDAA approved tests. TRAIL RIDES/TRAIL CHALLENGE/ENDURANCE www.aerc.org November 7 Bud’s Ride Til You Die - CANCELLED

AGRICENTER SHOWPLACE ARENA http://www.agricenter.org/events Oct 29-Nov 1 Tennessee Reining Horse Association https://www.tnrha.org/tnrha-november-show/ Nov 4-7 Ruby Buckle Barrel Race 801-602-7873 www.therubybuckle.com Nov 20-22 JX2 Team Roping https://www.jx2events.com/ Nov 27-29 Mid South Quarter Horse Show http://www.midsouthquarterhorse.com/ upcoming-events/2020-turkey-circuit/ Dec 3-6 Luckydog Barrel Race https://www.luckydograces.com/events/ upcoming-events-2020/ Dec 12-13 Volunteer Pinto Horse Association https://www.volunteerstatepintoorg.com/ memphis-maddness BROWNLAND FARM www.brownlandfarm.com October 21-25, 2020 Brownland Farm Autumn Classic

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CIRCLE E GUEST RANCH circleeguestranch.com Oct 29-31 Rendezvous 2020 Dec 31-Jan 3 New Year’s Ride & Party CIRCLE G RANCH Temporarily Closed GREENRIDGE EQUESTRIAN CENTER greenridgeequestriancenter on Facebook LONG VUE STABLES 7001 Ron Road, Ooltewah,TN 239.860.2265, LongVueStables.com October 31st Partner with your horse - Obstacle Course 9 to 1pm - $40 per rider Pre-Registration Oct 25-29. $20 deposit required to hold your spot. Max 16 riders. October 31st Halloween Costume Contest ROANE STATE EXPO CENTER www.roanestate.edu As of Sept 1 2020, Expo Center Closed, No Public Riding SCENIC CITY EQUESTRIAN CENTER sceniccityequestrian.com October 31 Halloween Fun Show Nov 14 SCEC Event 3 in 1; 8am-5pm Dressage, Combined Training and Cross Country 3 in 1 TENNESSEE LIVESTOCK CENTER MTSU Murfreesboro, TN www.mtsu.edu/tlc TENNESSEE MILLER COLISEUM MTSU Murfreesboro, TN www.mtsu.edu/tmc Nov 6-8 National Academy Championship Horse Show nationalacademychampionships.org TRI-STATE EXHIBITION CENTER Cleveland, TN 423-476-9310 www.tristateexhibitioncenter.com Oct. 2nd, 3rd, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th & 31st Post Mortem Haunted Trail Every Friday and Saturday in October from 8pm to 12am Oct 2,3,4 TN NBHA State Show Oct 9-10 Walking For The Future Horse ShowRhonda Bright- 423-361-1912 Oct 16th& 17thDash 4 Cash Barrel Race Oct 24th & 25thYEDA. Youth Equestrian Development Association Oct 31stTN Ponies of America

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Oct 24, Nov 7 Speed Events: Barrels & Poles; Club shows, jackpots, buckle series, everyone welcome! Barrel Racing and Pole Bending! Everyone welcome. Spectators free. Concessions served. State Line Arena 4976 Keith Rd, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 (423) 595-1938

UT MARTIN AG PAVILLION & EQUESTRIAN www.utm.edu/departments/agnr/calendar_ events.php WILLIAMSON COUNTY AG EXPO PARK Franklin, TN (615) 595-1227 www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov / 594/Ag-EXPO-Park Agricultural Center facilities are PARTIALLY OPEN Events at the Agricultural Center have are slowly resuming (some events in the parking lot) All offices are still accepting correspondence through phone lines and email, which includes the UT Extension Office. WILLS PARK EQUESTRAIN CENTER Alpharetta GA willspark.com/activities/equestrian-info Oct 31-Nov 1 Horseshow Ventures Morgan Taylor 770-827-0175 Nov 7-8 Elite Show Jumping Vic Russell 678-858-7192 Nov 12-15 GHJA Finals (H,J) GHJA.org Nov 18-22 Elite Show Jumping Vic Russell 678-858-7192 Dec 9-13 Equus Events (H,J) (A) JP Goddard 803-643-5698

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