March 26-29, 2015
   Lexington, Kentucky

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Western Horseman

Founded in 1936, Western Horseman is one of America's most respected and trusted publishing traditions. Serving as a "Voice for the Horse," Western Horseman played a vital role in the establishment of breed registries and in promoting America's love affair with horses.

Our award-winning writers work with the horse world's top sources to produce informative features on horsemanship, horse care, ranching, tack, recreational riding, competition and cowboy culture. And, our firsthand connection to the stock-horse world allows us to relate to our readers like no other magazine can: horseman-to-horseman. www.westernhorseman.com.

Western Horseman. Essential for the Cowboy Life.

6666 Ranch6666 Ranch

One of the most well-respected Quarter Horse ranches in the United States, 6666 Ranch is a recipient of the AQHA Best Remuda Award, and has been named an AQHA All- Time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses. There is no doubt to any true horseman that the 6666 Ranch is a legend in its own time.

Working in partnership with the American Quarter Horse Association, the 6666 Ranch introduces to the world the AQHA Remuda from the 6666 Ranch at Road to the Horse 2014. Recognized for their exemplary equine breeding program and outstanding record of tradition and excellence it is only fitting that the best clinician be introduced in front of the world to the best horses.

Focusing on certain "mare families" that are proven to deliver desirable traits to their offspring has provided several predominant broodmare groups for 6666 Ranch. Matching proven maternal genetics with the industry's leading cutting, reining, ranch and all-around performance producers, 6666 Ranch has created fail-proof system for success.
www.6666ranch.com

Platinum PerformancePlatinum Performance

Platinum Performance was developed at the Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in 1996 by Doug Herthel, DVM. Understanding the power of nutrition and recognizing a clinical need, Dr. Herthel developed a formula that would help improve the quality and speed of healing in his patients' bone and soft tissue injuries after orthopedic surgery. Word of Platinum Performance's clinical success began to spread to other referring clinics, then eventually across the country and to horse owners around the world.

Platinum Performance remains a family business with our roots firmly planted in veterinary medicine. Our seasoned team formulates, develops and tests our products in our own California facility so we can ensure that our clients receive products they can trust every time. Platinum will never take shortcuts with your horse's health.

Looking to the Future
At Platinum things never stop moving. We believe in the power of optimal nutrition and supplementation, and we're constantly moving ahead with new products, new ingredients and new ways to help you and your animals feel and function at your best. As our team and our company grow, we'll do so with the same commitment to our clients and dedication to quality, research and results. You have our word.
www.platinumperformance.com

W-W ManufacturingWW Livestock

W-W Livestock Systems began doing business in 1945 designing and manufacturing quality livestock handling equipment that stockman everywhere demand. W-W Livestock Systems continues to carry on the tradition that earned us the right to be known as the "World's Finest".

W-W Livestock Systems has one goal in mind and that is you the customer. Our staff is here to provide efficient livestock handling equipment which guarantees minimum stress to the livestock and maximum safety and ease of handling for the operator. Dedicated to quality and in constant pursuit of what you the customer needs. W-W has established a nationwide and worldwide dealer network with qualified personnel with 435 years of combined experience which are available for consultation in designing a system just right for your operation. W-W is the product of choice for the National Finals Rodeo since 1976 and is supplying the IFR and NHSFRA along with all major stock shows and Expos across the United States. Our goal is to continue to supply our more than1,200 dealers with the highest quality products available in the market place today. www.wwmanufacturing.com

CinchCinch Jeans & Shirts

LEAD, DON?T FOLLOW. Since 1996, the Cinch Clothing brand has been creating quality jeans and shirts for western men both in and out of the arena. Some of the best athletes from the rodeo, bull riding and equine performance circles love Cinch jeans and shirts because of the quality fit and the authentic western look. From collared shirts with short sleeves or long sleeves to outerwear and athletic gear to fashion-forward western jeans, the Cinch brand puts fit and styling first. Whether fashion basics or premium styles, the designs and reputation of Cinch Jeans make Cinch Clothing the number one choice for those who live and breathe the western way of life.

Learn more at www.cinchjeans.com

MSAMounted Shooters of America

The Mounted Shooters of America is an international association aimed at growing and supporting the sport of Mounted Shooting. This exciting action packed sport is all the rage in the equine arena.

Armed with two single action .45 caliber pistols, the competitor speeds through a course designed to test their horsemanship skills and shooting ability – all put together. While navigating through a course, the rider must shoot at 5 targets with one gun before re-holstering and pulling out their next gun for the last 5 targets. Scoring is based on speed, accuracy and following the course of fire correctly. Targets are balloons and ammunition is black powder blanks for safety. There are different levels for competitors based on mounted shooting experience.

The MSA World Championship held in Ft. Worth, Texas each September crowns the best in the sport. From this prestigious event a Mounted Shooting All Star team is formed. At the Road to the Horse 2015, the Mounted Shooting All Star Team will compete in an elimination style event each day until the fastest and most accurate competitor rises to the top during the final shoot out on Saturday. Don't miss the excitement! The Mounted Shooters of America holds the finest, most exciting mounted shooting competitions in the US and beyond. Getting involved is easy and fun with MSA affiliates located across the US and Canada. Looking for something new to do with your horse? Give us a shot! www.newmsa.com .

Horse TrailersRed Brush Trailers

What makes Red Brush Different?
Red Brush Trailers is not just another trailer place. We are a horse family that has a passion for horses and riding. We use what we sell so we know what works and what does not work. Our goal is getting the customer the trailer that fits their needs, not just selling a trailer out of our inventory. Our dealership is only 1 year old but in that time we nearly reached the top 10 dealer list in the entire United States. We did this by meeting the needs of our customers with courteous and timely responses and a smooth ordering process. No change is too large or too small when it comes to a custom ordered trailer. Being the 11th largest Exiss/Sooner dealer in the country is an honor we do not take lightly and we know that it is ultimately the customer that determines where they buy their trailer.

Whether it is a totally custom unit or a unit from our stock we promise to make your buying experience a pleasurable one. Then, after the sale, should you need warranty work, we handle the process and make it as painless as possible. Exiss/Sooner has a 3/8 warranty, the strongest in the industry. For a full 3 years the interior parts of the trailer are covered. The frame and chassis are covered against defects for a period of 8 years. Second to none in the industry.

Be sure to stop by our display and see the Red Brush Trailers difference.

Martin Saddlery

We at Martin Saddlery are dedicated to giving you the most of FIT, FUNCTION & VALUE in a saddle. Martin Saddlery is built by professionals for professionals. Our saddles are designed to provide a better fit for your horse and specialized by discipline with the rider's needs in mind. Each Martin Saddle is hand crafted and individually assembled by the finest of craftsman. Often Duplicated, Never Matched. www.martinsaddlery.com

Brooks Mayberry InsuranceBrooks Maberry Equine Insurance

Brooks Maberry Equine Insurance has been providing insurance for your farm, horses, and cattle for over 25 years. We pride ourselves in providing great insurance rates from people you trust. We want to get to know you! Having a personal relationship with your agent is very important. Every agent with this equine insurance agency is involved in the industry in many ways. Our goal is to understand how your particular operation is run. Call us today to get to know one of our representatives.

www.brooksmaberry.com

Twisted X Boots

Twisted X is dedicated to making better boots. We've spent a lot of time and energy in the design and development process. We've used newer technology, stronger and lighter weight components, new tannin' processes, as well as newer and more consistent manufacturing techniques.

We've applied all this, and still we're able to offer you traditional and authentic looking cowboy, western and work boots. Our technology gives you more durable, stable, light weight, breathable and comfortable boots. Our fit is consistent, throughout our line, due to the fact that all our last measurements are the same from ball to heel. Our insole boards have injected composite shanks with flex grooves, in the fore parts, for flexibility. This component is truly unique.

We've been involved in all phases of the boot industry for a long, long time and this is the best overall boot package we've ever been associated with: Twisted X is a better boot. We'll continue to search out the newest and best components available for your footwear demands.

For more information visit: www.twistedxboots.com

Pioneer Trail ReservePioneer Trail Reserve

Pioneer Trail Reserve is a gated community of 21 equestrian ranches nestled between thousands of acres of protected conservation lands. From the covered arena, to the stalls, to the fenced pastures and trails; our equestrian amenities are first class, state of the art, and attentively maintained. Learn more at www.PioneerTrailReserve.com. Located in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Resident trainer Sean Patrick.

JW Brroks HatsJ.W. Brooks

J.W. Brooks is a hat maker that does not just turn out another cowboy hat. Each hat is a work of art. Each custom hat is crafted by western artist, J.W. Brooks, dedicated toward perfection of quality, style, look and feel with a concentration on the significance of true western individualism. He believes even though cowboys and western heritage seem to be classed under one heading, the true meanings are defined by the individual character and his or her own style. With millions of people throughout the years, separating themselves from everyone else by even the slightest modification to one of the most historical icons through history, the cowboy hat has no limitations. With only your imagination being the limit, there is no one else to trust in your pursuit of style than JW Brooks.

For more information visit www.jwbrookscustomhats.com

NutrenaUS Hunter Jumper Association

The United States Hunter Jumper Association, founded in 2004, is the National Affiliate for the Hunter/Jumper discipline. The USHJA is dedicated to providing not only members, but all hunter jumper enthusiasts, with quality educational materials, resources to become better horsemen and women and the promotional needs to advance our sport. The sport of hunters and jumpers is deeply rooted in tradition. USHJA strives to honor that tradition while reshaping the landscape of the future in order to ensure our sport continues to thrive for generations to come.

If you would like to learn more about the United States Hunter Jumper Association visit www.ushja.org or visit us at the Kentucky Horse Park at 3870 Cigar Lane, Lexington, KY 405011.

Prichards Distillery

Rum Hand Crafted In Traditional Pot Stills

Take a step back in time, a time when rum was America 's largest export and the fire of the American Revolution. With over a hundred rum distilleries in New England alone, the history of America is steeped in rum. Today however, in this age of assembly line production and an exodus of job opportunities to overseas manufacturing, the words "hand crafted" and "American made" seem to have little relevance in today's market place. Even the production of classic American distilled spirits and the trend towards acquisitions, mergers and mass production coupled with the development of column stills, could not be understood by the master distillers of yester-year. Prichards' Rums are an accurate recreation of America's first distilled beverage. Our rums are made from sweet American molasses from the plantations of Louisiana and distilled in traditional copper pot stills using the techniques of the master distillers of an older time. Prichards' Fine Rums are most certainly, nothing like the rum of the tropics we have come to know today.Please visit us at www.prichardsdistillery.com

SUNCOAST Pine Shavings

In 2002 SUNCOAST was one of the first companies to manufacture and bale pure pine shavings in ULTRA compressed bales.

With over 25,000,000 bales sold, to date, SUNCOAST is the world's largest supplier of pine shavings.

SUNCOAST holds the track record as manufacturing innovators, setting industry standards.

SUNCOAST has become the benchmark for the animal bedding industry, the perfect choice for all equine and livestock use.

  • Pure Pine - No By-Products or Contaminants
  • Clean & High Heat Dried - Dry & Absorbent
  • Low Dust - Reduce Respiratory Ailments
  • Superior Quality - Bio Secure
  • Consistent & Reliable Shavings, Bale after Bale
  • Convenient Compressed Package
  • Earth Friendly - LDPE4 Recyclable
  • Bio Secure

 
For more information visit: www.suncoastbedding.com

Gist SilversmithsGist Silversmiths

Sophisticated style meets casual elegance... the legendary styling of a Gist piece of silver is unmistakable. Accessories in sterling and 14kt gold individually hand crafted by Gist Silversmiths with the utmost attention to detail... each piece, an expression of pride in fine craftsmanship.

For more information visit www.gistsilversmiths.com

ThinLineThinLine

ThinLine is made in the USA and we support USA manufacturers for assembly of most of our product lines. ThinLine pads are different from other saddle pads because they incorporate a unique, open cell technology which moves shock, weight, and heat laterally along the pad without compressing. The result is 95% shock absorption in a thinner, less bulky pad. The trademark open cell technology also makes ThinLine horse tack 100% breathable so heat and moisture are not trapped. An anti-microbial agent is also infused into ThinLine girths and horse boots. Because ThinLine doesn't compress or slip, pressure points created by movement in the saddle or challenges associated with working muscles are nearly eliminated.

ThinLine is a small company with great customer service; we are all riders. Many professionals endorse our products, and ThinLine does not pay riders for endorsements. Please be sure to thank them if they sent you our way, they are doing it because they simply want the horses to be happier, and that is what it is all about for us too.

Please visit us at www.ThinLineGlobal.com

Horse Radio NetworkHorse Radio Network

The Horse Radio Network is the voice of the horse world. HRN offers many different entertaining and educational shows covering a variety of disciplines. Tune in at www.HorseRadioNetwork.com or using the free iPhone or Android App found in the stores.

Daryl Davis Flying D Enterprises

Born in California to a family well established in the horse industry, Daryl Davis developed the necessary standards of horsemanship under the tutorship and guidance of his father. His ability to understand and apply the everyday horseman's knowledge into the science of bits and bitting of horses has developed a well renowned style from starting 2 year olds to the finished performance horse. Today his work is used on ranches and Futurity Finals. This includes customized bits, spurs, saddle and headstall silver, custom buckles, and jewelry.

Give Daryl Davis a call at 817-598-1519 for more information!


Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is the oldest and one of the largest equine veterinary practices in the world. The institute offers a staff with qualifications unparalleled by any single non-university veterinary group in the equine industry, and Hagyard veterinarians have dedicated themselves to the health and well-being of the horse for more than 136 years.

Since its inception in 1876, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute has been at the forefront of equine medicine. Its reputation is built, in part, on a continued effort to increase veterinary knowledge and thereby improve the state-of-the-art treatments and surgeries offered to its diverse equine clientele which represent international breeding operations, world-renowned race horses as well as 3-day eventers and pleasure horses.

The facility at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute offers 13 Digital Radiology systems, 1.5 Tesla Siemens MRI, Nuclear Scintigraphy, an on-site laboratory, an on-site pharmacy, full surgical services, dedicated Sport Horse services, and Hyperbaric Medicine. The institute is currently composed of over 50 experienced veterinarians, with 12 board certifications in specialty areas of Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, and Theriogenology.

For more information on Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, please visit us at www.hagyard.com.

ABI EquineABI Equine

At Absolute Innovations, we know how important your horses are to you. The same great company that brought you the TR3 Rake and the Kiser DragMaster now offers a complete line of products for horse footing. Our commitment to you is that we will offer products that are not just innovative, but ones that will save you time and money - and therefore make your life a little easier with "complete footing solutions from the industry's leading experts".

Learn more at: abiequine.com.

Spalding Fly Predators

If flies drive you and your horses crazy, depend on Spalding Labs' expertise for the real deal in fly relief. For 36 years we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of horse owners control flies the safe and easy way. We recommend a simple four step plan that really fixes the problem, rather than just chase them away temporarily. For most folks just adding Fly Predators® is all that’s needed but if you have flies coming from neighbors, adding traps and Bye Bye Odor® to handle those “visitors” completes the program.

For more info call 1-800-560-1433 or click here  spalding-labs.com

Equine Savings

Delivering the best products to the entire equine world and providing exceptional value for all. Equine Savings is Group Purchasing Benefits For: Horse Farms, Equine Facility's and Industry Participants

Learn more at: www.equinesavings.com.

Western Shooting HorseWestern Shooting Horse

Western Shooting Horse delivers the inside track info competitors need and enthusiasts want. Each issue is filled cover to cover with explosive photographs and step-by-step instruction that bring readers right into the sport. From in-depth features and event reports to product reviews and featured horses, Western Shooting Horse steps even further with cutting edge articles on Western fashion, lifestyle and travel.

Nothing gets by Western Shooting Horse because we’re right in the middle of the action. Our award-winning writers and photographers cover the events, products, lifestyle and horses and get up-close and personal with the movers, shakers and the makers…and we bring it all to you in print and online at www.westernshootinghorse.com.

HoofbeatsQuarter Horse News

Quarter Horse News is an award-winning semimonthly newsmagazine that provides the most comprehensive and timely coverage of the Western performance horse industry. Focusing on cutting, reining and reined cow horse, Quarter Horse News has been a trusted source of news and information with real meaning to its readers for over 30 years.

Quarter Horse News also publishes two special annual publications that are sent to all of its readers as a part of their paid subscription. Published since 1998, the Quarter Horse News Stallion Register is the leading stallion resource guide for mare owners in the Western performance horse industry.

The Quarter Horse News Sales Price Guide is the most comprehensive sales resource guide available in the Western performance horse industry. The publication features sale results, statistics and analysis from the top cutting, reining and reined cow horse sales held each year. There is a complete listing of all horses sold in the prior year's sales as well as charts listing the top sires, grandsires and dams of horses sold divided into several categories including age and discipline. For more information visit www.quarterhorsenews.com or find us on Facebook.

ReviaVetReviaVet

With over 40 years of independent research worldwide, LIGHT THERAPY has been shown to deliver powerful therapeutic benefits to living tissues and organisms.

As an industry leader of equine preventative maintenance and rehabilitation devices, our mission at RevitaVet™ is to educate competitors and horse owners of all disciplines on the benefits of infrared therapy. RevitaVet™ provides healthy maintenance and rehabilitation of your equine athletes, enhancing their peak performance condition, while preventing costly veterinary ailments before they arise.

For more information visit www.revitavet.com.

 

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