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Arabian Horse Extravaganza Saturday, May 28 • 7pm

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Do not Miss the Arabian Horse Extravaganza

riding the West by Don Dyer ............................................ 4 Sensible Hoof Handling by Ann Kirk ............................................... 8 baxter black On The Edge of Common Sense the Weather ............................................ 16 Is there life on Horseback after the Kids leave? by Ken Carmichael .................................. 20 Political animals Krisean Performance Horses Life with Blue Eyed Wonders by Jill Smith ............................................. 28 Veterinary Knowledge ageless Horsemanship Mare Power Dr. Jed McKinlay, DVM ........................... 36

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Advertisers Index ..................................... 46 Advertising Rates ..................................... 47 Classified Advertising............................... 44 Clubs & Organizations ............................ 42

Horse Previews Magazine Quarterly ScHedule All Breeds Always Included! january / WInter - 1st Quarter Issue aPrIl / SPrInG - 2nd Quarter Issue july / SuMMer - 3rd Quarter Issue SePteMber / Fall - 4th Quarter Issue EDITOR Helen Boyd-Schwartz SalES & aDMINISTRaTION Donna Eslick pRODucTION Devon McCarthy Patrick McHale Deborah Simpson Shelly Wall publIShER Exchange Publishing OffIcE lOcaTION: 304 W. Third Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201 cONTacT DETaIlS: Tel: 509-922-3456 • 1-800-326-2223 Fax: 509-455-7940 Mail: PO Box 427, Spokane, WA 99210 HorsePreviews@ExchangePublishing.com www.Horse-Previews.com

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he Inland Empire Arabian Horse Club is an enthusiastic, dedicated group of horse lovers who continue to excel in their promotion of the Arabian horse and their charitable efforts within the community. Over the past several years the Club has Donated well over $100,000 to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Spokane who provide the highest quality care for a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and diseases. Our primary activities to promote the Arabian horse include its Class A backto-back shows held during the Memorial day weekend at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. Our shows have grown in reputation and stature over the years. 2015 was our first ARABIAN HORSE EXTRAVAGANZA, which entertained a wide range of people throughout the community (standing room only). They came to watch, scream and clap for their favorite horse. Every year our membership is growing and expanding with great new ideas. We have something planned every month from farm tours to poker trail rides. Our youth group is an outstanding group of kids with a lot of talent and knowledge. They offer activities every month. The kids are always very welcoming to new youth members, so don’t be shy if you want to join. 2016 Plans are in the works for this year’s Class A back to back horse shows. The IEAHC Memorial Day Classic Show I will be held May 26th-27th & IEAHC Memorial Day Classic Show II will be held MAY 28th - 29th 2016. Ann Judge-Wegener will be one of

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our judges. She is the lucky lady that owns and rides the Denver Broncos’ mascot, “Thunder”. Saturday night, May 28th at 7pm will be our Arabian Horse Extravaganza, this will be a night of fun and excitement. There will be hors d’ oeuvres and wine tasting. Come early to get a good seat. The cost is FREE!! Open to the public. The Supreme Halter Competition will give you goose bumps! Come see for yourself the beauty, charisma, and conformation of the Arabian horse. Western Pleasure will mesmerize you. Watch these beautiful horses moving to the slow calming music while showing their style and grace. Hunter Pleasure is always a very large class, so pick out your favorite and see if the judges agree. English Pleasure is always exciting. You are witnessing beauty in motion!! One of the most popular is Native Costume. In this class, horse and rider wear Americanized versions of Bedouin garb complete with tassels and embroidery. They perform at the walk, canter, and hand gallop. Show dates are: • IEAHC Memorial Day Classic Show 1st & 2nd May 26th-29th • Arabian Horse Extravaganza, Saturday May 28th at 7pm The Inland Empire Arabian Horse Club is based in Spokane, Washington with members located throughout eastern Washington and northern Idaho. The Club is affiliated with the International Arabian Horse Association and the Region V Arabian Horse Association. Club Officers are listed on our website www.ieahc.org

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PO Box 549 The Tradition Prosser, WA 99350

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Saturday & Sunday, June 4 & 5, 2016

The people’s sale open to all classes of horses for all classes of people! EaRLy CataLOG CONSIGNMENt… and 3 others

coming from same great program with same bloodlines This fancy chromed up bright sorrel gelding is out of an excellent Register of Merit sire Sonny Pep San. He has profile, presence and personality and his dam is an outstanding broodmare with breeding, brains and build. Granddam is an outstanding daughter of Dr. Nick Bar. Sun Frost is a World Champion barrel horse sire and sire of AQHA Performance, also winners in NCHA cutting and PRCA roping. Sun Frost is also the sire of Frenchmans Guy, PC Sun Socks and many other outstanding stallions. Other noteworthy sires in his pedigree are Doc Bar, Driftwood Ike, Azure Te (TB), Sugar Bars AAA, Mr San Peppy and Flit Bar. His pedigree is loaded. He is quick and fast and a versatile prospect deluxe to rope, run or ranch.

Sun Frost

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Top 5 Horses - $7,400 Top 10 Horses - $6,000 NO SaLE ON CataLOG HORSES 16 head of mares, including 21,000 copies of the catalog promoting 1 Molly Mule - $2,000 11 head of 3-5 year old geldings, the horses will be distributed including 1 pony - $3,200 all over the great Northwest! 8 yearling stud colts - $2,400 Fill out & email the entry form found on our website 9 yearling & 2 year old fillies $2,200 Overall average - 92 head sold on Saturday - $2,450

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HIGH SELLING HORSE Hip #1 in the sale, Juice, owned by Randy and Janelle Hull, shown by Matt Funk, purchased by Shawn Eng for $10,500

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Riding the West By Don Dyer The Back Country Horsemen of Washington has three local chapters in and around the Spokane area. Should this article make it outside the Spokane area, I would like to remind the reader that there are other chapters around the state of Washington and they can be found online at www.BCHW.org. Now the big question is why should you become involved? I will attempt to give you several reasons; first and foremost we as an organization exist for three reasons—One is to furnish a labor force to keep trails open with physical labor. Second, by our annual dues, fundraisers, and donations, we raise money to have a part-time lobbyist in Washington to help us get the funds necessary to keep the National Forest operational to some extent. Third, by being an organization, we have a large membership by keeping our members updated as to what is happening in Washington. They are able to write letters, send emails, or make phone calls to their legislators letting them know that we are watching how they vote on the bills that affect us and our pleasures. A perfect example of this is just recently a bill went before Congress where an attempt was made to cut funding for the Recreational Trails Program. Most of us do not know that a percentage of our gas taxes go to this program. Two senators presented a bill to take that money and put it toward something else, thus eliminating the Recreational Trail Program nationwide. We were able to prevent this with thousands of emails and phone calls in less than 48 hours. Thanks to BCHW and other recreational organizations for

GODING APPALOOSAS Owned, shown & trained by Clyde Goding

Registered Appaloosa Gelding 9 years old Leopard, white with brown spots, starting to go to shows

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Registered Appaloosa Gelding 7 years old with blanket, not broke, round pen, groundwork well underway

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notifying their club members. I mentioned in the last paragraph physical labor. What kind of labor is it that we do? I will give you some examples that you may be familiar with. Members of BCHW built the arena in the equestrian area of Riverside State Park, as well as the Round Pen, and they also built a number of the holding pens in the campground before the expansion this year. BCHW members also paid for and built the obstacle course in Riverside State Park. That took three years of planning just to get the approval from the state plus the actual work. BCHW members performed a majority of the labor for the parking area at Slavin Ranch and built the bridge at Liberty Lake. BCHW members are currently involved in developing the parking area and trail system at Rustler Gulch in the Eloika Lake area. This project has been ongoing for about three years. That is just a little bit of the work performed in the Spokane area within the last couple of years. This does not include the days in the saddle clearing a variety of trails of overgrowth and downed trees. Most of this work is performed in early spring or throughout the summer. One advantage of having a large group is that no one has to do a lot of work if everyone does a little here and there. Besides work, is there another reason why you should join? I would answer that this way—do you know all there is to know about horses or riding? Is there any chance you think you might desire to learn something from someone else? Do you know where all the trails are? Would you like to learn new trails? Do you like to hang out with horse people, or people with the same interest you have? Is there something you would like to learn? Most BCH chapters have members with varying degrees of experience—people who are just beginning in horses to expert packers and excellent horsemen. Most are willing to share their knowledge, if not at a meeting, perhaps at a chapter clinic. Some clinics are for chapter members or BCHW members only. Others are open to the public with a charge and free to BCHW members. Quite often educational information or training is given at each meeting. If there is something you want to know or you need help with most of the time, you only have to ask and, if it is at all possible, you will receive the help requested. Hope to see you soon at a BCHW meeting. If you would like more information about BCHW, email me at PonderosaBCH@aol.com I will be happy to answer any questions you may have and point you in the right direction. I would like to make an update—the Ponderosa Chapter now has a Facebook page. Just sign in on your account, go to search, type in Ponderosa Back Country Horseman and it should take you right to the page. Our webpage should be up and running soon.

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Approved Approved by: by: by: Approved Approved by: AQHA AQHA &&MSQHA MSQHA AQHA, MSQHA AQHA & MSQHA& IQHA

Fees: Fees:(Per (PerClass Class- Per - PerJudge) Judge) Fees: (Per Class - Per Judge) All AllInclusiveCircuit InclusiveCircuit Fee Fee $300.00 $300.00 All Inclusive Circuit $300.00 (Unlimited (Unlimited Classes Classes Per PerFee Horse) Horse)(May (May21-22) 21-22) (Unlimited Classes Per Horse) (May 21-22) All Allnovice noviceShow Show Entries Entries (May (May20) 20) $10.00/Class $10.00/Class All novice Show Entries (May 20) $10.00/Class Open Open &&Amateur Amateur $19.00 $19.00 Open & Amateur $19.00 Novice, Novice, Rookie Rookie &&AQHA AQHAWalk WalkTrot Trot $15.00 $15.00 Novice, $15.00 Youth Youth Rookie & AQHA Walk Trot $17.00 $17.00 Youth $17.00 Office OfficeCharge Charge $5.00/Horse $5.00/Horse $5.00/Horse Stalls StallsPaid PaidbybyMay May1313 $85.00 $85.00 StallsPaid PaidAfter by May 131313 $85.00 Stalls After May May $95.00 $95.00 Stalls Paid After May 13 $95.00 Early EarlyArrivals, Arrivals, late late Departure Departure $30.00 $30.00 Early Arrivals, late Departure $30.00 Haul HaulIns Ins $15.00/Horse $15.00/HorsePer Per Day Day Haul Ins Per Day AQHA AQHA Drug DrugProcessing Processing $15.00/Horse $5.00/Judge $5.00/Judge AQHA Drug Processing$15.00 $5.00/Judge Shavings Shavings $15.00Per PerHorse/Stall Horse/Stall Shavings $15.00 Per Horse/Stall Pre-bed Pre-bed $5.00 $5.00 (must (must order order ahead) ahead) Pre-bed $5.00 (must order ahead) RV/LQ RV/LQ $30.00 $30.00 Day/Night Day/Night RV/LQ $30.00 Day/Night Elect ElectOnly Only $25.00 $25.00 Elect $25.00 Dry Dry Only $20.00 $20.00 Dry $20.00

IEQHA IEQHA 58th 58thAnnual AnnualSilver SilverCircuit Circuit - AQHA - AQHA Shows Shows IEQHA 58th Annual Silver Circuit - AQHA Shows IEQHA 58th Annual Silver Circuit - AQHAWA Shows Spokane Spokane County County Fair Fair & & Expo Expo Spokane, Spokane, WAWA Spokane County Fair & Expo Spokane, Spokane County Fair &show Expo - Spokane, WA May May21-22, 21-22,2016 2016 (All (Allnovice novice showmay may 20th, 20th,3:00pm) 3:00pm) May 2016(All (Allnovice novice show May 20th, 3pm) May21-22, 21-22, 2016 show may 20th, 3:00pm) JUDGES: JUDGES: JUDGES: MAY MAY2020 MAY 20 WA Tammie Tammie Whitt, Whitt, WA Tammie Whitt, WA MAY MAY21-22 21-22 MAY 21-22 Brad Brad Cibby, Cibby, GA GA BradCarter, Cibby,TN GA Mike Mike Carter, TN Mike Carter, TN Charlene Charlene Carter, Carter, TN TN Charlene Carter, TN AQHA AQHAWalk WalkTrot TrotCANNOT CANNOT AQHA Walk Trot CANNOT Cross CrossEnter EnterInto Into Respective Respective Lope LopeClass Class Cross Enter Into Respective Lope Class

SHOW SHOWSECRETARY: SECRETARY: SHOW SECRETARY: Darlene DarleneChase Chase Darlene Chase 1733 1733Alder Alder Avenue Avenue 1733 Alder Avenue Lewiston, Lewiston, IDID 83501 83501 Lewiston, ID 83501 PH/FAX: PH/FAX:(208) (208) 798-0763 798-0763 PH/FAX: (208) 798-0763 CELL: CELL:(208) (208) 305-6130 305-6130 CELL: 305-6130 EMAIL: EMAIL:(208) darlenechase@cableone.net darlenechase@cableone.net EMAIL: darlenechase@cableone.net SHOW SHOWMANAGER: MANAGER: SHOW MANAGER: Linda LindaKirk Kirk Linda Kirk TRAIL TRAIL&&TRAIL TRAILDESIGN DESIGN TRAIL TRAIL DESIGN Shannon Shannon& O’Dell O’Dell Shannon O’Dell ANNOUNCER: ANNOUNCER: ANNOUNCER: Chris ChrisRiedle Riedle Chris Riedle

Trail TrailWarm-Up Warm-UpSaturday SaturdayEvening Evening&&Sunday SundayAM, AM,$10.00 $10.00 Trail Warm-Up Saturday Evening & Sunday AM, $10.00

Saturday, Saturday,May May21, 21,2016 2016– –8:00 8:00a.m. a.m. May 21, 2016 – 8:00 a.m. 1.Saturday, 1. Reining, Reining, All All Ages Ages Reining, All Ages 2.1. 2. Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur Reining Reining Novice Amateur 3.2. 3. Amateur Amateur Reining ReiningReining Amateur Reining 4.3. 4. Novice NoviceYouth Youth Reining Reining Novice Youth Reining 5.4. 5. Youth YouthReining, Reining, 1818&&Under Under 5. Youth Reining, 18 & Under SMALL SMALL BREAK BREAK BREAK 6.SMALL 6. Ranch Ranch Riding, Riding,All AllAges Ages Ranch Riding, All AgesRiding 7.6. 7. Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur Ranch Ranch Riding Novice Amateur Ranch Riding 8.7. 8. Amateur Amateur Ranch RanchRiding Riding Amateur Ranch Riding 9.8. 9. Novice NoviceYouth Youth Ranch Ranch Riding Riding 9. Novice YouthRiding Ranch Riding 10. 10. Youth YouthRanch Ranch Riding 10. Youth Ranch Riding BREAK BREAK BREAK 11. 11. Yearling YearlingStallions Stallions 11. Stallions 12. 12. 2 Yearling 2Year YearOld Old Stallions Stallions 12. YearOld OldStallions Stallions 13. 13. 3 23Year 13. Old Stallions 14. 14. 4 34&Year &Over Over Stallions Stallions 14. 4Open & Over StallionsStallions 15. 15. Open Performance Performance Stallions 15. Grand Open Performance Stallions Grand& &Reserve ReserveSallions Sallions Grand &Yearling ReserveStallions Sallions 16. 16. Amateur Amateur Yearling Stallions 16. Amateur2 Yearling Stallions 17. 17. Amateur 2Year YearOld Old Stallions Stallions 17. Amateur3 23Year YearOld OldStallions Stallions 18. 18. Amateur 18. Amateur4 34&Year Old Stallions 19. 19. Amateur &Over Over Stallions Stallions 19. AmateurPerformance 4Performance & Over Stallions 20. 20. Amateur Stallions Stallions 20. Grand Amateur Performance Stallions Grand&&Reserve ReserveAmateur Amateur Stallions Stallions Grand & Reserve Amateur Stallions 21. 21. Yearling Yearling Geldings Geldings 21. Geldings 22. 22. 2 Yearling 2Year YearOld Old Geldings Geldings 22. YearOld OldGeldings Geldings 23. 23. 3 23Year 23. 3Open Year Old Geldings 24. 24. Open Performance Performance Geldings Geldings 24. Grand Open Performance Geldings Grand& &Reserve ReserveGeldings Geldings Grand & Reserve Geldings 25. 25. Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur Yearling Yearling Geldings Geldings 25. NoviceAmateur Amateur2 Yearling Geldings 26. 26. Novice 2Year YearOld Old Geldings Geldings 26. NoviceAmateur Amateur3 23Year YearOld OldGeldings Geldings 27. 27. Novice 27. NoviceAmateur Amateur4 34&Year Old Geldings 28. 28. Novice &Over Over Geldings Geldings 28. NoviceAmateur AmateurPerformance 4Performance & Over Geldings 29. 29. Novice Geldings Geldings 29. No Novice Amateur Performance Geldings NoGrand Grand ororReserve Reserve No Grand or Reserve 30. 30. Amateur Amateur Yearling Yearling Geldings Geldings 30. Amateur2 Yearling Geldings 31. 31. Amateur 2Year YearOld Old Geldings Geldings 31. Amateur3 23Year YearOld OldGeldings Geldings 32. 32. Amateur 32. Amateur4 34&Year Old Geldings 33. 33. Amateur &Over Over Geldings Geldings 33. AmateurPerformance 4Performance & Over Geldings 34. 34. Amateur Geldings Geldings 34. Grand Amateur Performance Geldings Grand&&Reserve ReserveAmateur Amateur Geldings Geldings Grand & Reserve Amateur Geldings 35. 35. Novice NoviceYouth Youth Yearling Yearling Geldings Geldings 35. NoviceYouth Youth2 Yearling Geldings 36. 36. Novice 2Year YearOld Old Geldings Geldings 36. NoviceYouth Youth3 23Year YearOld OldGeldings Geldings 37. 37. Novice 37. Youth 3 Year Old Geldings 38. 38. 4 Novice 4&&Over Over Novice Novice Youth Youth Geldings Geldings 38. 4Novice & Over Novice Youth Geldings 39. 39. Novice Youth Youth Performance Performance Geldings Geldings 39. No Novice Youth Performance Geldings NoGrand Grand ororReserve Reserve No Grand or Reserve 40. 40. Youth Youth Yearling Yearling Geldings Geldings 40. Youth2 Yearling Geldings 41. 41. Youth 2Year YearOld Old Geldings Geldings 41. Youth 2 Year Old Geldings **More

84. 42. 42. Youth Youth3 3Year YearOld OldGeldings Geldings 84. Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurWalk WalkTrot TrotHunter HunterUnder Under 42. Youth4 34&Year Old Geldings 84. Saddle Novice 43. Geldings 43. Youth &Over Over Geldings Saddle Amateur Walk Trot Hunter Under 43. YouthPerformance 4Performance & Over Geldings Saddle 85. 44. Geldings 44. Youth Geldings 85. Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurHunter HunterUnder UnderSaddle Saddle 44. Grand Youth Geldings 85. Rookie 86. Geldings Grand&Performance &Reserve ReserveYouth Youth Geldings 86. Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurHunter HunterUnder UnderSaddle Saddle Grand & Reserve Youth Geldings 86. Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle 87. Select Under Saddle 45. Mares 45. Yearling Yearling Mares 87. Amateur Amateur SelectHunter Hunter Under Saddle 45. Mares 87. AmateurHunter Select Hunter Under 88. 46. Mares 46. 2 Yearling 2Year YearOld Old Mares 88. Amateur HunterUnder UnderSaddle SaddleSaddle 46. YearOld OldMares Mares 88. Amateur Hunter Under Saddle 89. Walk Trot 47. 47. 3 23Year 89. Novice NoviceYouth Youth Walk TrotHunt HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. 47. Old Mares 89. Novice Youth Walk Trot Hunt 90. 48. Mares 48. 4 34&Year &Over Over Mares 90. Rookie RookieYouth YouthHunt HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. Seat Eq. 48. 4Open & Over Mares Mares 90. Rookie 91. 49. Performance 49. Open Performance Mares 91. Novice NoviceYouth YouthHunt HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. 49. Grand Open Performance Mares 91. Novice Youth Hunt Seat 92. Seat Eq., 1818&Eq. Grand& &Reserve ReserveMares Mares 92. Youth YouthHunt Hunt Seat Eq., &Under Under Grand & Reserve MaresMares 92. Youth Hunt Seat Eq.,Trot 18 &Hunt Under 93. Walk 50. Yearling 50. Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur Yearling Mares 93. Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur Walk Trot HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. 50. NoviceAmateur Amateur2 Yearling Mares 93. Novice Amateur Walk Trot Hunt 94. 51. Mares 51. Novice 2Year YearOld Old Mares 94. Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurHunt HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. Seat Eq. 51. NoviceAmateur Amateur3 23Year YearOld OldMares Mares 94. Rookie 95. 52. 52. Novice 95. Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurHunt HuntSeat SeatEq. Eq. 52. NoviceAmateur Amateur4 34&Year Old Mares 95. Novice Amateur Hunt Seat Eq. 96. Select Seat Eq. 53. Mares 53. Novice &Over Over Mares 96. Amateur Amateur SelectHunt Hunt Seat Eq. 53. NoviceAmateur AmateurPerformance 4Performance & Over Mares 96. AmateurHunt Select Hunt Seat Eq. 97. Eq. 54. Mares 54. Novice Mares 97. Amateur HuntSeat Seat Eq. 54. No Novice Amateur Performance Mares 97. Amateur Hunt Seat Eq. BREAK ororReserve NoGrand Grand Reserve BREAK No Grand or Reserve BREAK 98. 55. Yearling Mares 55. Amateur Amateur Yearling Mares 98. Leadline Leadline6 6&&Under Under 55. Amateur2 Yearling Mares 98. Leadline 6 & Under 99. Warm 56. Mares 56. Amateur 2Year YearOld Old Mares 99. Western WesternPleasure Pleasure WarmUp Up- $5 - $5 56. Amateur3 23Year YearOld OldMares Mares 99. Western Pleasure Warm Up - $5 100. Western Pleasure 57. 57. Amateur 100.Green GreenHorse Horse Western Pleasure 57. Amateur4 34&Year Old Mares 100. Green Horse Western Pleasure 101. Walk 58. Mares 58. Amateur &Over Over Mares 101.Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur WalkTrot TrotWestern WesternPleasure Pleasure 58. AmateurPerformance 4Performance & Over Mares 101. Novice Amateur Walk Trot Western Pleasure 102. Pleasure 59. Mares 59. Amateur Mares 102.Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurWestern Western Pleasure 59. Grand Amateur Performance Mares 102. Rookie 103. Mares Grand&&Reserve ReserveAmateur Amateur Mares 103.Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurWestern WesternPleasure Pleasure Grand & Reserve Amateur Mares 103. Novice Amateur Western Pleasure 104. Select Pleasure 60. Yearling Mares 60. Novice NoviceYouth Youth Yearling Mares 104.Amateur Amateur SelectWestern Western Pleasure 60. NoviceYouth Youth2 Yearling Mares 104. AmateurWestern Select Western Pleasure 105. Pleasure 61. Mares 61. Novice 2Year YearOld Old Mares 105.Amateur Western Pleasure 61. NoviceYouth Youth3 23Year YearOld OldMares Mares 105. Amateur Western Pleasure 106. Western Pleasure 62. 62. Novice 106.Junior JuniorHorse Horse Western Pleasure 62. NoviceYouth Youth4 34&Year Old Mares 106. Junior Horse Western Pleasure 107. Western 63. Mares 63. Novice &Over Over Mares 107.Novice NoviceYouth YouthWalk WalkTrot Trot WesternPleasure Pleasure 63. NoviceYouth YouthPerformance 4Performance & Over Mares 107. Novice Youth Walk Trot Western Pleasure 108. Pleasure 64. Mares 64. Novice Mares 108.Rookie RookieYouth YouthWestern Western Pleasure 64. No Novice Youth Performance Mares 108. Rookie 109. ororReserve NoGrand Grand Reserve 109.Novice NoviceYouth YouthWestern WesternPleasure Pleasure No Grand or Reserve 109. Novice Youth Western Pleasure 110. Pleasure, 1818&&Under 65. Yearling Mares 65. Youth Youth Yearling Mares 110.Youth YouthWestern Western Pleasure, Under 65. Youth2 Yearling Mares 110. Youth Western Pleasure, 18 & Under 111. Pleasure 66. Mares 66. Youth 2Year YearOld Old Mares 111.Senior SeniorHorse HorseWestern Western Pleasure 66. Youth3 23Year YearOld OldMares Mares 111. Senior Horse Western Pleasure 112. Horsemanship 67. 67. Youth 112.Novice NoviceYouth YouthWalk WalkTrot Trot Horsemanship 67. Youth4 34&Year Old Mares 112. Novice Youth Walk Trot Horsemanship 113. 68. Mares 68. Youth &Over Over Mares 113.Rookie RookieYouth YouthHorsemanship Horsemanship 68. YouthPerformance 4Performance & Over Mares 113. Rookie 114. 69. Mares 69. Youth Mares 114.Novice NoviceYouth YouthHorsemanship Horsemanship 69. Grand Youth Mares 114. Novice Youth Horsemanship 115. 1818&&Under Mares Grand&Performance &Reserve ReserveYouth Youth Mares 115.Youth YouthHorsemanship, Horsemanship, Under Grand & Reserve Youth Mares 115. Youth Horsemanship, 18 &Horsemanship Under 116. BREAK BREAK 116.Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurWalk WalkTrot Trot Horsemanship BREAK 116. Novice Amateur Walk Trot Horsemanship 117. 70. 70. Rookie RookieYouth YouthShowmanship Showmanship 117.Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurHorsemanship Horsemanship 70. Rookie 117. Rookie 118. 71. 71. Novice NoviceYouth YouthShowmanship Showmanship 118.Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurHorsemanship Horsemanship 71. Novice Youth Showmanship 118. Novice Amateur Horsemanship 119. Select 72. 1818&&Under 72. Youth YouthShowmanship, Showmanship, Under 119.Amateur Amateur SelectHorsemanship Horsemanship 72. Youth Showmanship, 18 & Under 119. AmateurHorsemanship Select Horsemanship 120. 73. 73. Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurShowmanship Showmanship 120.Amateur Horsemanship 73. Rookie 120. Amateur Horsemanship Trail 74. 74. Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurShowmanship Showmanship TrailWarm WarmUp UpAfter AfterLast LastClass ClassSaturday Saturday&& 74. Novice Amateur Showmanship Trail Warm Sunday A.M. 75. Select 75. Amateur Amateur SelectShowmanship Showmanship Sunday A.M.Up After Last Class Saturday & 75. AmateurShowmanship Select Showmanship Sunday A.M. Sunday, 76. 76. Amateur Showmanship Sunday,May May22, 22,2016 2016– –8:30 8:30a.m. a.m. 76. Amateur Showmanship Sunday, May 22, Trail 2016 Horse 121. BREAK BREAK 121.Green Green Horse Trail– 8:30 a.m. BREAK 121. Green Horse Trail 122. 77. 77. Hunter HunterUnder UnderSaddle SaddleWarm WarmUp Up- $5 - $5 122.Junior JuniorHorse HorseTrail Trail 77. Hunter Under Saddle Warm Up - $5 122. Junior Horse Trail 123. Walk 78. Hunter Under Saddle 78. Green GreenHorse Horse Hunter Under Saddle 123.Novice NoviceAmateur Amateur WalkTrot TrotTrail Trail 78. Green Horse Hunter Under Saddle 123. Novice Amateur Walk 79. Hunter Under 79. Novice NoviceYouth YouthWalk WalkTrot Trot Hunter UnderSaddle Saddle 124. 124.Rookie RookieAmateur AmateurTrail Trail Trot Trail 79. Novice Youth Walk Trot Hunter Under Saddle 125. 124. Rookie 80. Under Saddle 80. Rookie RookieYouth YouthHunter Hunter Under Saddle 125.Novice NoviceAmateur AmateurTrail Trail Novice Amateur Trail 80. Rookie 125. 126. Select 81. 81. Novice NoviceYouth YouthHunter HunterUnder UnderSaddle Saddle 126.Amateur Amateur SelectTrail Trail 126. AmateurTrail Select Trail 81. Novice YouthUnder Hunter Under18 Saddle 127. 82. 82. Youth YouthHunter Hunter UnderSaddle, Saddle, 18&&Under Under 127.Amateur Trail 127. Amateur Trail Hunter Under Saddle, 82. Youth 128. Trail 83. 83. Hunter HunterUnder UnderSaddle, Saddle,Open Open 18 & Under 128.Senior SeniorHorse Horse Trail 128.Show** Senior Horse Trail Hunter Under Saddle,Classes Open Trail &83.Western Riding Available at

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AQHA & MSQHA

& MSQHA Approved Show May 20, 2016 - 3:00pm - Spokane Fair & Expo

Annual IeQHA All Novice/ Rookie AQHA, Fees:10th 10th Annual IEQHA All Novice/Rookie AQHA $10.00/ClassMsQHA or $50.00/All Inclusive & IQHA Approved show & MSQHA Approved Show May 20, 2016 - 3pm - spokane Fair & expo

Previously St. John Saddle SHOW SECRETARY: Darlene Chase Club Horse Show 1733 Alder Avenue

JUDGE: Tammi Whitt, WA

ST. JOHN SADDLE CLUB PLAY DAY

May 20, 2016 - 3:00pmto- have Spokane Fair & Expo ALL Exhibitors are required knowledge of their leveling status in each class: Walk trot entries cannot cross enter into that 0-10 points for both riderFees: & horse = Rookie respective Lope Class $10/Class or $50/All Inclusive 0-10 points for rider = Novice JUDGE: SHOW SECRETARY: ALL exhibitorsTammi are required have knowledge of their Whitt, to WA Darlene Chase leveling status in each class: 1733 Alder Avenue 0-10 points for both e knowledge Lewiston, ID 83501 rider & horse Rookie Walk trot entries cannot cross= enter into that PH/FAX: (208) 798-0763 0-10 pointsLope for rider e = Rookie respective Class= Novice CELL: (208) 305-6130 vice EMAIL: darlenechase@cableone.net

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Ann Kirk Sensible Hoof Handling Spring is here and the horses are ready to be trimmed in preparation for riding to begin. But is your horse an easy one for the farrier or is it a toss of the coin every time he shows up as to whether your horse will be good or bad this time? You owe it to yourself and your farrier to teach your horse to handle its feet safely and calmly every time it’s needed. It’s always interesting to listen to my farrier as I hold my horses for him to work on. He tells of the horse he can do all four without even putting on a halter. And he tells of those who try to kick his head off. There are ones that the owner just tells him when and isn’t even there but the horse is so good, he doesn’t need any help to get the job done. Then there are the ones that have barely been handled, much less had their feet worked with but the owner wants him to trim and shoe them anyway. He is expected to spend the extra time to take the risks and train the horse but is not to expect any extra compensation for his time. Often, he just walks away and encourages them to get the horse trained before he will come back. The good news is teaching a horse to handle its feet is not that hard and can be done safely without the use of ropes and gadgets in a fairly short amount of time. All you need is a safe enclosure, a snaffle bit bridle and some patience. It is time well spent and your horse will get lighter in the bridle while learning this valuable lesson.

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Take your horse to your enclosure and put on the bridle. This may be easier said than done with some horses so if your horse needs work to get him to this phase, don’t try to skip steps in his education just to get his feet trimmed. If he is hard to catch, you may have to funnel him into a round pen, work with him to learn to be caught on cue, get control of his head, respond well to a head-down cue, etc.... But those are another set of lessons. When you feel comfortable and have the bridle on, tie the reins up out of the way. Make sure they are loose enough for your horse to turn its head around to its side or take them off if this is easily done. Then hook a 10’-12’ line to the left side of the bit. Facing the horse’s left side, pick up on the rein with the left hand. Take the slack out by moving your left hand towards the top of the hip and wait for him to step his left hind leg to the right before releasing the rein. Repeat this in sets of 10 on each side with a short pause between each step until you can move his hip easily away from you with only the pressure of the rein.

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Starting with the left front foot and the line hooked on the left side of the bit, you are ready to find your starting place with the foot. Your horse may already handle its feet well for cleaning them but needs work putting them in position for the farrier. Your horse may just get impatient and tell you when it is time to put the foot down. Or you may have a horse that is scared of even having you run your hand down its leg. You need to find a safe starting point with your horse and build from there so you don’t get hurt and your horse learns what you are trying to teach him. By breaking the lesson into little steps, it reduces the struggle and you get to your goal a lot quicker. Stand facing the rear of the horse. The lead should be held in your left hand between you and the horse with almost all the slack out of the line. Run your hand as far down the leg as the horse will allow without moving. Stand up and pet the horse, letting him know this is all you wanted. Do lots of reps until you can touch the whole leg and foot. When you are ready to pick up the foot, let’s teach the horse to shift his weight off the leg and even pick it up for you. I do this by pinching the tendon just below and behind the knee gradually until the horse just starts to shift its weight to the right. Release and praise. Again, repeat until he will shift his weight and actually pick his foot up a little ways. Eventually, start to hold the foot for a couple seconds building up to holding it longer and longer. This is much easier than trying to wrestle the foot up by force. Here is the key to him not just pulling the foot away or moving off. Every time he moves off or jerks his foot away,

immediately move his hip to the right in a tight circle. I don’t mean make him go forward in a circle around you. Pick up on the lead, take his nose towards his hip and move his hip to the right in a pivot on the forehand. Have him step 4-5 times over, release, settle him and go right back to work with the foot. He will soon learn that what you are asking him to do is not hard and moving his hip over takes more effort. When you move to the back foot, it is a little different. For the left hind, hold the lead in your right hand and use your left hand to work the leg. This turns your back more to the horse and puts your legs in a better position just in case the horse would kick. By having control of the nose and the hip, you are also safer by being able to move the hind feet away in case of a kick. By using this sequence, you can advance his foot handling to any level you have in mind. Depending on your starting place, you can fix an educated horse that is just being a brat in a matter of minutes or get a scared one solid in a few weeks. With a scared one, take just one foot a day for 2 or 3 days before going to the next foot. I usually do both fronts before the backs but that is up to you. I strongly urge you to spend some time getting your horse ready for the next time his feet need done and your farrier will greatly appreciate any effort you put in. Until next time, God Bless and ride safe. Ann Kirk is available for Sensible Horsemanship Clinics or Workshops in your area. For more information and other Sensible Horsemanship articles, go to www.annkirk.com. Beginning Sensible Horsemanship is available in a DVD series with a new addition - Sensible Trailer Loading.

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Political Animals Krisean Performance Horses “Life With the Blue-Eyed Wonders” by Jill Smith • 15221 N. Shady Slope Road, Spokane, WA 99208 • 509-466-4612 • jillsmith4@earthlink.net Boy, what a wild west of a political scene this year, I thought, as I put down the morning newspaper and wandered outside for some fresh air. I headed for the stallion corrals as the horses with their common horse sense just always grounded me. Then I saw it. A huge sign was hung on the barn that said “Commander for Commander”! NOW what was Commander my big, white, Quarter Horse stallion up to! I charged toward his pasture to have a talk. It is a mixed blessing to have a talking horse as they seem to come with a perplexity for stirring up trouble! Commander was in an intense over-the-fence conversation with Timer, my Arabian stallion. That always meant trouble! The big blue eyed wonder was perfectly groomed and sporting a toothy horse grin that any politician would be proud of. “Soooo, Commander what’s up?” I tried to be casual but then just lost it! “And WHAT is that sign?!” “Well, I have decided to run for office in our national Horse Congress” Commander said, as he causally turned toward me. “You know, we do have a political governing body for horses akin to your political system. Ours is more farm based than farce based.” “What!? You have a national horse political system!?” I sometimes wondered just how much I didn’t know about

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nation’s horses! He wants to send all the Appaloosas out of the country because they have a spotted history and the Thoroughbreds have to go because there’s a race issue with them! Quarter Horses have to go due to the devaluation of the dollar, they just aren’t worth a plug nickel any more. He would also throw out Arabians just because of their ancestry.” “Well that doesn’t leave very many horses to cast a vote for him does it?” I said, trying to get a word in edgewise as talking horses can really talk! “Hmmmmm, you’re right. Maybe he’s just about sensationalism after all.” “So Commander, just what platform are YOU running on? What makes you think you could run the, er, horse kingdom?” I was still trying to take this all in, but horse sense isn’t always human sense. They do have their secrets! “Mares always like a stallion in command, so to speak.” Commander commented with his best political toothy grin. “So my campaign is based on health care for mares, well, I mean healthcare for all horses. I need the stallion and gelding vote too. I call it CommanderCare!” COMMANDERCARE (to be continued...) Jill Smith is a Spokane, WA entrepreneur, international business owner, artist/potter and cowgirl at heart. She raises Arabian racehorses, Arabian/Quarter Horses, palominos and Cremellos/Perlinos. High N Command (pen name, Commander) is a smart-talking AQHA perlino stallion, constantly trolling for mares. Visit our web sites and blog www.kriseanhorses.com www.cowgirlco-op.com

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Blue Creek Appaloosas: Foundation Appaloosas featuring the get of BCAP Tobys Fossil. Mares, fillies, weanlings & colts for sale. pottscharlesa@gmail.com http://blue-creekappaloosas.webs.com 509/240‑2941. Walla Walla

14 Year Old Paint Gelding, Reg. Great trail horse, $975 or best offer; 3 year old American Painted pony filly, ready for you to train, can be registered, $275 or best offer. 509/550‑7015 Newport

HORSES

8 Year Paint Gelding, Gentle, Has not been ridden; 15 year Palomino gelding, gentle, not used in 4 years, $500 each, 509/738‑6646 Rice

Will Rogers Saddle Co. Spring riding is here, and we have all your Spring riding essentials including a great selection of grooming products & shedding blades. Trade‑ins taken in daily, stop by and take a look or see our current postings on Facebook. New saddles by Double J & Martin. Special orders welcome! We have contacts at over 60 different companies, and we’re happy to help! Our Little Buck Series starts April 17th, entry forms area available at the store or we can email them to you! Add your name to our email list so you can receive exclusive specials! Like our Facebook page for up to the minute additions & special offers, that includes you 4H groups & horse shows! We support High School equestrian teams & 4H members & offer discounts. Major credit cards accepted, convenient layaway program. Buy, sell, trade. www.WillRogersSaddle.com 509/466‑0106 Mead

Black Roan Filly, Coming 2 old, should mature to 15h to train, $600. Black & pony mare, homozygous for blue eyes, greenbroke, Quarter Horse pony mare, 5 old, bay, 12.2hh. Halter ready to train, good gaming $350. 208/304‑3503 Newport

Years ready white Pinto, $800. years broke, pony,

Haflinger Mare, Rides, Drives, Has been used as a lesson horse, great with kids, $1500. 509/710‑1938 Spokane Valley Buying Horses Of All Kinds, Paying cash, will pick up. Have a few gentle horses. 509/846‑3377. Ask for Don. Omak Paying Top Dollar All Horses. I Will pick up in Spokane & surrounding areas. 509/202‑5836

MORGANS Spokane Morgan Club, Get A Free membership! See stallions at stud & quality horses for sale, event photos & memberships online. www.spokanemorganclub.org or 509/796‑2140

MULES 3 Pack Donkeys With Pack Saddles and paniers, $400 each or $250 without. Two have packed half an elk each. Jim Tefft 208/843‑5886, Culdesac. Leave message

QUARTER HORSES 2002 Double Reg. AQHA/ American Buckskin broodmare, HYPPN/N, $1000. 509/671‑0983 Chattaroy

BOARDING Northwest Trails Boarding Happy healthy horses. Excellent care, recommended by Deer Park Vet Clinic. Catering to those who really care for their horse’s well being. Large, lighted arena, three round pens, large paddocks & pastures with shelter. Endless miles of beautiful trail riding. Natural Horsemanship training & lessons available, friendly, helpful atmosphere. www.northwest‑trails.net 509/276‑ 6345 Deer Park

MISCELLANEOUS Shelters, Mare Motels, Heavy Gauged galvanized horse/ livestock panels, gates, custom stall fronts, complete arena set‑ups & more, factory direct! ID# RCE‑20843, OR# 190181, WA# LUCKYA933DW. Lucky Acres Fencing, Inc, 208/746‑1228 www.LuckyAcres.net

Handmade Saddle By Lanny Batterman. Very heavy duty, could be used as a roping saddle, 17” seat, 7/8 or 3/4 rig‑ ging, wide stirrups, used less than a dozen times, no scuff marks. Worth $3200, asking $2500. Call or text, 509/680‑0894, pictures available. Republic, Washington Spokane Tack Trunk, We Have English & Western saddles, tack, clothes & much more. We have horse themed wines too! From the trail to the show ring, we’ve got you covered! 11515 E. Trent, Spokane Valley. 509/927‑5891 www.SpokaneTackTrunk.com

TRAINING / INSTRUCTION Balanced Barefoot Trimming Practitioner; Pete Ramey School of Natural Hoof Care, $25 trim. Bud, 509/939‑5752

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Shadow Ridge Stable, Elk WA; Home of KDA Morgan Horses is hosting a Doug Phipps Western Performance Horse Clinic May 21 & 22. Improve your performance! Reining, Western Pleasure, Working Cow Horse, Western Dressage, 4‑H/ High School Equestrian Teams, Equitation. $225/ weekend, auditors welcome. Contact Arika 509/690‑ 0976 for more clinic information

We Can Start Your Ranch Roping horse, develop confidence in your Dressage horse & train solid trail horses; Common sense training with Rob Dotts & Sally Shepard, a team of trainers with more than 45 years of experience; no gimmicks used, just good horsemanship. Northwest Trails, Deer Park 509/276‑6345

Gerry Cox Horsemanship Classes. Teach your horse to be ultra‑responsive to your lightest & quietest cues. Suitable for extreme beginners to advanced riders, young to old! Private lessons, group clinics, here at our ranch or I can travel close if needed. View our videos on YouTube (Gerry Cox Horse) or on FaceBook. Mountain House Stables Arena, 775 Old Arden Highway, Colville, WA 99114. 509/685‑ 1977

EVENTS

Driving Clinic With British Certified Driving Master Michael Wakefield. Saturday & Sunday, April 9‑10. Two full days of hands on instruction with your horse, $200. Private lessons available in the evening, $60. Audit both days for $55. Call today to register, space is limited. 509/290‑4301 Relational Riding Academy, 3714 W. Anderson Road, Cheney Donʼt Forget Deadline is the 15th of the Month

Western Horse & Mule Days & consignment auction. May 13, 14, 2016, 6600 W Kootenai Rd, Rexford MT. Horse or horse related items wanted. Friday at noon: We will have field demonstrations with horse‑drawn equipment, round pen training, wagon rides & packing classes. Saturday morning: We will start selling consigned items. We hope to see a large selection of harnesses, saddles, wagons, buggies, sleighs, etc. For more information call 406/889‑5630. Bake sale & food will be available both days by local ladies. Free RV camping available (no hookups). Please keep dogs on leashes at all times. Vendors accepted, hosted by Pioneer Coach Hand Crafted Coaches. Email pioneercoach.mt@gmail.com www.PioneerCoaches.com Monroe Yoder 406/745‑6555

FARRIERS Dale Stoller Horseshoeing, 701/260‑2213. Trims starting at $40 for minis & saddle horses, shoes starting at $90 for full set of shoes for saddle horses. Serving Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho areas, but willing to travel to extended areas. Able to work with lameness issues, graduate of MSU Farrier program Over 10 Years Experience As A Farrier. Horseshoeing, trimming & corrective work done as well. Will travel to Spokane and surrounding areas. 509/570‑2334 Wellpinit Barefoot Hoof Trimming‑ 4PB‑S.A.I.D. Method, nature’s correct healthy & preferred alternative to metal shoes. J.B. Healy, third generation farrier. 509/456‑5555 AFA Certified Horseshoer, 25+ Years of experience, covering ID, MT & WA. Ray Cunnington, 406‑546‑5698, 509/ 276‑2469

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BreederS C & S Ranch ................................21 Shalwyn Arabians ........................18 WindDrift Farm Quarter Horses ...32

eventS Ann Kirk Two Day Clinic ...............8 Eastern WA Quarter Horse Assn...32 Gentlemen On Horseback ...........38 Hermiston Horse Sale ....................3 I.E.A.H.C. Show. .................. Front, 2 I.E.Q.H.A. Show .........................6,7 Ponderosa Back Country Horseman ..38 Prairie QH Futurity & Sale ...........22 Ride To Rendezvous ....................35 St. John Saddle Club ......................7

Facility Diamond Pine Ranch ..................18 Lady Raven Stable .......................32 Upriver Stables ..............................5

Feed & acceSSorieS Horse Sense Solutions .................12 Lazy J Bedding.............................12 LMF Feeds .....................................9

Fencing All Terrain Fence ..........................41 Jasper, Inc ................................ Back

HorSeS Goding Appaloosas .......................4 Paint The Wind ............................33

MiScellaneouS HUB International .......................10 TAK Petroleum.............................18

real eState Connie McLaughlin .....................30 Suzy Dix......................................31

SaddleS, tack & clotHing Indiana Harness Co. ...................38 Spokane Tack Trunk .....................28 Will Rogers Saddle Co. ................15

trainerS Ann Kirk Horsemanship.................8 Gerry Cox....................................18 Melinda Corigliano......................33 Morris Stables ..............................24 Steve Rother ................................16 Upriver Stables ..............................5 Whetzel Horse Training ...............32

trailerS & trailer repair Class 8 Trucks ..............................20 Huber Trailer Sales.......................39 Washington Auto Carriage ...........23

veterinarian McKinlay & Peters Equine............37

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