Big Horse Feed and Mercantile “Gift Registry” is the best way to avoid gift giving disasters this holiday season. The gift registry is the perfect opportunity to graciously tell your loved ones what you’d truly like for Christmas. Both registrants and their loved ones will receive 15% off any purchase of registry items (restrictions apply). That’s Big Horse savings! And ladies, it’s your night…Ladies Night on December 3rd, 6-8 pm! There’ll be food and refreshments as well as 20% savings on your Christmas shopping.
The Sgt Reckless Memorial Fund is pleased to announce that the Department of Navy has accepted their $140,000 gift for a monument and grave marker for Staff Sergeant Reckless, the Korean War horse hero. Thomas W. Hicks, performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy, signed off on the project on Wednesday, Sept. 23, granting permission to place the monument at the Pacific View Events Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Partnering with the Camp Pendleton Historical Society, plans will immediately get under way for the final fundraising, ground-breaking and installation. A target date of March 2016 is proposed for the dedication ceremony. For updates and how you can donate, please go to www.SgtReckless.com, and see the ad on page 73.
Does your horse need a few more healthy calories? Try supplementing with Integrity® Rice Bran. Horse owners seeking healthy weight gain or weight maintenance for their horse often turn to a rice bran supplement. Available in meal and nugget, rice bran is high in fat and helps horses get the extra calories needed for building a little more lean muscle. Horses will love the taste of Integrity Rice Bran. It is a dry source of healthy fat that tastes much better than oil. People don’t eat vegetable oil straight because it would taste bland. Horses think so too! They would much rather consume their energy in a dry form, such as Rice Bran pellets or meal.
Modesto Milling has spent the last year researching and developing organic horse feeds with its consulting equine nutritionist. Now, it’s proudly introducing California’s first 100 percent certified organic “ration balancer” called the Horse Supplement Pellet. Specifically formulated to have a low recommended feeding rate, when fed with forage it will meet the horse’s needs for protein, vitamins and minerals — but add very few additional calories. It can be an excellent addition to a forage-only diet, and it also combines well with organic oats or barley to make a balanced feed for horses that need more calories than a forage-only diet can supply. Modesto Milling’s Horse Supplement Pellet is organic and contains no GMOs. The organic cultural practice prohibits the use of herbicides, pesticides and commercial fertilizers. The company uses only the highest quality ingredients in its horse feeds, and the Horse Supplement Pellet has organic oats and alfalfa, as well as organic coconut meal that is high in digestible fiber and healthy fats that promote healthy coats. We use organic peas for high quality protein to promote muscular strength, plus flax seed and sunflower seed for omega 3 and omega 6 fat, as well as organic stabilized rice bran for its fat and low starch content. Plus, the product has additional ingredients like natural vitamin E and biotin for healthy coats and hooves, as well as diatomaceous earth, zeolite, yeast, sea kelp and other essential nutrients.
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When you hear or read that Big Mare™ skin, wound and hoof care products have it all, they really do. With an innovative new Controlled Delivery System (CDS), these solutions offer more than the “singular dimensional” benefits of micro-encapsulation by delivering a smaller molecule deeper into the skin. These combined actives work together and offer time-released benefits for round-the-clock healing. Available for both equine and canine, these anti-bacterial and anti-fungal formulas are available in a Body Wash, All-purpose Skin Solution, Wound Lotion, Thrush Spray and White Line Gel. Ask your store today for Big Mare™. It heals, prevents and maintains healthy skin and hoofs. As the slogan says: “Because you care…Big Mare™!” Dealer inquiries are welcomed.
American Endurance Ride Conference is pleased to announce that their Parade Group has been accepted into the 2016 Rose Parade.
The American Endurance Ride Conference is pleased to announce that their Parade Group has been accepted into the 2016 Rose Parade. This group of 25 riders, headed up by AERC member Gayle Pena of Moreno Valley, will be marching in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena. The group, veterans of this year’s Swallows Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano, Nevada’s Carson Valley Days Parade in June and the Temecula Fourth of July parade, recently learned of their acceptance. “We wish them all the best and love the international exposure this will garner for AERC and endurance riding!” said AERC Vice President Lisa Schneider. The 5.5-mile route of the Rose Parade should be a breeze for these riders and horses, who regularly compete in distances of 25, 50 or even 100 miles a day. Fund-raising efforts will be under way soon. For more information, or to request a Discover Endurance Riding informational booklet, phone 866-271-2372 or email email@example.com.
Before your next trip to the feed or tack store, be sure to check our our Store$aver coupons from your favorite locations, updated in print and online every two weeks! Women’s clothing up to 50% off at Hawthorne’s in Escondido? Yep. Discounts on all fly products at Armstrong’s Feed in Valley Center? Yep. And, hats at Broken Horn, wave rakes at Thrifty Horse in Norco, men’s Ariat jeans at Herradura de Oro…you get the picture, now get the savings!
Look for a new product hitting shelves this month! With its innovative new Controlled Delivery System (CDS), Big Mare™ skin, wound and hoof care products offer more than “singular dimensional” benefits of micro-encapsulation by delivering a smaller molecule deeper into the skin. These combined actives work together to offer time-released benefits for round-the-clock healing. Available for both equine and canine, these antibacterial and antifungal formulas are available in a Body Wash, All Purpose Skin Solution, Wound Lotion, Thrush Spray and White Line Gel. Ask your store today for Big Mare™. It heals, prevents and maintains healthy skin and hoofs. For more information and dealer inquiries, call 909-908-6649.
17th Annual at Cal Expo, 45 years of community service, Valley Center's rodeo, and More!
The 17th Annual Western States Horse Expo comes to Cal Expo next month, and it’s going to be the best one in years. The facelift to some facilities, the increase in the number and the quality of vendors, the expansion of the clinicians and speakers — truly, this one is a “don’t miss!” As the Official Publisher of the Expo Program and the Official Online Marketplace, California Horsetrader and horsetrader.com will be right there for you. If you’d like to reach the attendees, be sure to call or email for advertising info, as we’ll be the only magazines distributed on the same racks as the Official Program, and we’ll be handing out 50 percent more copies than any other publication. Plus, you’ll be in the same issue that’ll reach up and down the West Coast — delivering your message to more readers FASTER than any other publication. Check out our mobile-friendly online access to current clinicians and current vendors in this issue!
Why call yourself EQ-WINE® Covers? When you are centrally located in California’s equestrian and wine heartland of Paso Robles, it only makes sense. Providing shelters and covers for the equestrian and wine industry is what they do best. EQ-WINE® Covers’ utilizes the highest quality materials with a lifetime warranty. Their structures can withstand winds up to 100 mph and can be customized with wood siding or panels for enclosure from the elements and in varying configurations to meet your needs. Stop by their display yard just down the road from the Paso Robles Event Center. Their central location allows them to deliver to most areas of California affordably and in a timely manner. When you need the best pasture shelter, mare motel, hay cover, trailer/ RV cover, agricultural building, carport and more, call EQ-WINE® Covers at 800-980-2276 or visit www.Eq-WineCovers.com.