Kyla Jeffries unexpectedly entered the AQHA youth world with a horse she had never ridden before. She quickly went to work on building trust and communication with her new partner, with just a month until show day.
The recent efforts of equine organizations are helping to advance horse welfare vis-à-vis the humane treatment of show horses. Where do things stand now? We talk with a founding member of AQHA’s Animal Welfare Commission.