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    Reining By The Bay slides into Woodside July 18-22

    From Horsetrader sales staff - July 5th, 2012 - Ingate Column

    Top reiners at all levels are gearing up for the 2012 Reining By The Bay, which will bring the Horse Park at Woodside to life July 18-22. The Brumley Management Group has another stellar five days planned for exhibitors, owners and the talented horses, plus dog costume contests to benefit the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA. California Horsetrader is a proud sponsor of this show, and you can come with us in our July 19 issue. Deadline is Monday, July 9. For more info on the show, contact Reining By The Bay at (602)677-3774, and see the ad on page 23.

    The California Thoroughbred Farm Managers Association invites you to ‘Dine with the Stallions’ on Tuesday, July 17, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the historic Vessels Stallion Farm in Bonsall. Dine while world class Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse stallions are presented to you. Learn about their careers, progeny, conformation and personalities as you enjoy dinner and conversation under the oaks. There is a $10 donation, with all proceeds going to equine charities, scholarships and research. Also offered will be a silent auction and a raffle, with great equestrian items available, including a leather halter worn by 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, ‘I’ll Have Another’. For directions and more info, call (760) 298-7416, and see the ad on page 34.

    Established in 1988 as a small store selling mostly used saddles and tack, The Horse Connection in San Bernardino will be closing its doors on Saturday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. They’ll be having a Store Closure Auction on site (1940 So. E. St., San Bernardino CA, 92408), auctioning off all types of tack, riding equipment, saddles and Western art. Saddle sizes range from 12”-17”, and include Western saddles by Billy Cook, Circle Y, Tex Tan and more: barrel racers, silver show, ropers, pleasure and youth saddles, along with English saddles by Courbette, Crosby, Collegiate and others. For more info, call (951) 681-3990, or see the ad on page 87.

    Have you been waiting for an insect repellent that you can use with confidence on your horse and your entire family? The wait is over! Farnam® introduces Centaura™ Insect Repellent for Horse and Rider – the first and only insect repellent for both horse and rider that is registered in the U.S. by the EPA, and the only one with Picaridin as the active ingredient. Farnam® Centaura™ Insect Repellent for Horse and Rider provides horses with effective protection from flies and mosquitoes for 12 hours. Since your horse is not the only one bugged by these flying, biting pests, this long-lasting spray also provides effective 12-hour protection for the entire family from mosquitoes, including mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus, and ticks. It also repels biting flies, stable flies, black flies, gnats, chiggers and sand flies for up to 8 hours. This exceptional, non-aerosol spray works at any angle, even upside down, to get to those hard-to-reach places. To learn more, call (800) 234-2269, or see the ad on page 14.

    The Tierra Del Norte Arabian Horse Association is proud to host the Third Annual Lou Roper Clinic on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Roper Ranch in San Marcos. Learn Lou’s training techniques to becoming the ultimate horseman, along with complicated problem solving made easy! Lou Roper has shown, trained and won many U.S. National, Canadian National, and Regional titles in various disciplines, including trail, Western pleasure, hunter pleasure and reining. He instructs both youth and amateur riders, many of whom have been highly successful in the show ring. This clinic will be Audit-Only, and the fee of $30 includes both breakfast and lunch. If you are interested in having a particular topic covered, please submit your questions before July 29, via email: ranchoborrego@hotmail.com. See their ad on page 85 or call Darlene Hopkins at (760) 535-9293, to get more information about this great clinic!

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