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Take a look at the stories in the 2015 January Journal:


  • Your First Look at the Journal (Page 4)
  • It's About the Horse -- Inside Look by Becky Newell (Page 6)
  • Mailbox (Page 8)
  • Rabies -- Horse Health by Dr. Thomas R. Lenz (Page 10)
  • Go Folly Go -- Quarter Paths by Richard Chamberlain (Page 12)
  • Personal Best -- Up and Over by Pamela Britton-Best  (Page 14)
  • Turnout Day -- Breeding Shed by Dr. Patrick M. McCue (Page 16)
  • Take a Fast Look with the Journal -- AQHA and Quarter Horse industry news (Page 130)
  • Your Last Look at the Journal (Page 248)


  • The Legacy (Page 40) -- These AQHA members are celebrating 50 consecutive years of breeding American Quarter Horses.
  • Borrow a Trainer (Page 52) -- AQHA Professional Horseman Mozaun McKibben explains how to teach a horse to move away from leg pressure, a critical part of training.
  • Crunching the Numbers (Page 58) -- Want to deduct some of your equine expenses on your taxes this year? Before you file, read these tax tips from AQHA member and certified public accountant Carolyn Miller.
  • Q-Fit (Page 64) -- Stretch, strengthen and tone your riding muscles with these exercises from equestrian personal trainer Emily Harrington. 
  • Nominate Your Stallion (Page 72) -- The AQHA Incentive Fund stallion nomination deadline has been extended to the end of January. 
  • The Wolf in Your Foal Crop (Page 90) -- If you notice signs of gastrointestinal clostridium disease in your foal, it may already be too late to save its life.
  • Making Cow Horses (Page 100) -- Coming 4-year-olds get their last bit of training as they prepare for Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges in 2015.
  • Journal Family: Kristy Goodall (Page 106) -- Meet eighth-grade math teacher and AQHA exhibitor Kristy Goodall.
  • Owner-Exhibitor-Breeder (Page 114) -- Twisters Enola Rey won the 2014 Farnam AQHA Superhorse title for AQHA Professional Horseman C.R. Bradley.
  • Every Minit Counts (Page 122) -- Morgan Parisek and Better Buy The Minit claimed the 2014 Farnam AQHA All-Around Amateur `title.
  • Snapshots (Page 140) -- Look through your barn pictures from AQHA or alliance events.
  • The Place to be Seen (Page 146) -- The Journal staff was the first to tell your stories at the 2014 AQHA World Championship Show.  
  • AQHA World Champions and Top-10 Finishers (Page 162)
  • AQHA Champions (Page 212)
  • Amateur Versatility Champion (Page 212)
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