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August 2015

Virgil L. Cagle

By |August 18th, 2015|News|

MHSA was saddened to hear of the loss of Virgil L. Cagle who passed away on August 15.  He was born on March 15, 1924 in Carterville, IL, the son of Iva (Shertz) and George Cagle.  In 1946, he married Katherine Persinger, known to MHSA members as ‘Gean’, and raised […]

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MHSA and BCHS Join Forces to Educate Community About Horse History

By |August 5th, 2015|Equestrian College News, Events, News|

How many people, aside from exhibitors, trainers, and family members, attended the last horse show in which you participated? I’m guessing that MOST of those present were already part of our equestrian family. Unfortunately, without an audience of “others”, we lose the opportunity to introduce people to the horses and […]

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Women in Agriculture Honored at 2015 Missouri State Fair

By |August 1st, 2015|News|

 

Women in Agriculture Honored at 2015 Missouri State Fair

Special Events Held August 20

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today two outstanding female agriculturalists, selected in a third annual contest sponsored by Monsanto. Dr. Linda Hickam of Thompson received the contest title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture, and Ashley Bauer […]

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July 2015

The Horse in Boone County

By |July 13th, 2015|News|

Recreation, religion, education and business.  All of these aspects of life in Boone County are intertwined with the horse.  And, for many years, it was the same horse that played all of those roles.  He plowed the fields on the family farm; the children rode him to school; the family […]

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June 2015

UPHA and MHSA Outreach

By |June 12th, 2015|News|

Across the country on May 30, parents watched anxiously as their children entered competition arenas aboard horses and ponies.   Whether the goal for the day was to pick up the correct diagonal on the first attempt, to have two perfect canter departures, or to go clean in a jumper […]

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Study: Dams Shape Foal’s Relationships With Humans

By |June 1st, 2015|News|

We know that dams have a strong influence on their foals, shaping lifelong patterns of feeding, learning and social relationships.  But French researchers have determined that mares also appear to impact their foals’ relationships to humans.

To read further about this subject, click this link:  www.thehorse.com/articles/35853

 

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May 2015

How Much Food and Water do my Horses Need if I Evacuate?

By |May 14th, 2015|News|

No one wants to think of a natural disaster hitting their homes, but it’s something everyone must consider to have the best chance of surviving these potentially deadly events. And while it might be easy to pack up your dog or cat should you need to evacuate, it’s considerably harder when […]

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MHSA Stables Tour adds Writing Contest for 8th Grade Students

By |May 8th, 2015|News|

History is in the making here in Boone County!! Thanks to a growing cadre of volunteers, the October 17, 2015 inaugural stables tour sponsored by the Missouri Horse Shows Association (MHSA) as a benefit for the Boone County Historical Society is really taking shape.

Debbie Thomas and Janet Thompson, both MHSA […]

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From the Vet’s Corner: The Trouble with Mud

By |May 1st, 2015|News|

“When the going gets muddy, the muddy get hoof problems; here’s what to look out for.”

Go to:  http://www.thehorse.com/articles/35687/the-trouble-with-mud

Sue Webster for Nancy Roth, DVM

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April 2015

MUCVM Open House Breed Demonstration & Instructional Rides

By |April 23rd, 2015|News|

University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (MUCVM)

Open House Breed Demonstrations and Instructional Rides

April 18, 2015 in Columbia, MO

 

Five horses, a dozen volunteers, several University staff members and students made equine magic on April 18th at the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine […]

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