James Payne Values Good Condition & Simplicity

Maintaining horses in the perfect body condition is a top priority for cutting horse trainer, James Payne, an NCHA Open Hall of Fame rider whose lifetime NCHA earnings exceed $3.6 million. We often hear the saying “a fat horse sells”, but people tend to overlook the fact that an overweight horse is more likely to suffer injuries. Payne strives for the horses in his program to look good, but also b…

Box Issues Tied to Nutrition

Box Issues Tied to NutritionDr. Jyme NicholsDirector of Nutrition, Bluebonnet FeedsNo matter what number roper you are, or what caliber horse you ride, fine tuning your horse’s nutrition program increases your chance of success. Have you ever felt a sugar high from eating a candy bar and drinking an energy drink? Have you ever gotten “butterflies” in your stomach before you roped because you were…