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Rabbit Fever the Movie – A Review

At last!  A movie about us Rabbit People! Recently I finally got the opportunity to watch the movie Rabbit Fever.  And you know what?  I’m glad I did. Created by Amy Do, Rabbit Fever is a full-length documentary about the rabbit showing hobby.  It focuses on the ARBA Youth Royalty contest, following five young rabbit […]

rabbit 4h showmanship guide and tips

What is 4-H Rabbit Showmanship? *Click here to download this post as a PDF that you can distribute to your club members* Rabbit Showmanship is an excellent activity for young 4-H members.  The purpose of the contest is to recognize youth who have taken proper care of their animals, learned important information about them, and […]

Love so Amazing

  When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of Glory died My richest gain I count but loss And pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast Save in the death of Christ, my God. All the vain things that charm me the most I sacrifice them […]

News on Rabbit Tattoos

There’s a New Rule on Rabbit Tattoos Let’s start with history: Back in the old days, nearly everybody used clamp tattooers, right?  You pierce the ear, spread ink in the holes, coat it with petroleum jelly and hope you can still see it in two weeks…remember?  In those days, tattoo combinations were fairly limited.  My […]

ARBA Standard of Perfection 2012 Changes – New Varieties and More

Announcement! If you are a youth member studying for the 2013 ARBA Convention, we are having an online group quiz/study night on every Sunday evening leading up to Convention. Dates are Sept 22, Oct 5, and Oct 13. Anyone is welcome. The place is http://rabbitsmarties.com/quizroom.html. Contact me if you have any questions.     Happy […]

ARBA Judge Study Test – Rabbit Faults and DQ’s

*Newsflash 9/12/13* I have an extensive ARBA Royalty/Registrar’s practice exam that I will give away free once we reach 100 likes on our new facebook page!  We’re more than halfway there, so like us and share the word and we will share the practice exam in appreciation! http://facebook.com/RabbitSmarties * Announcement! If you are a youth […]

ARBA Educational Contest Winning Silly Poem about Rabbits

I entered this in the creative writing division of the ARBA youth educational contests in 2007, where it won a rosette.  If you are a youth member and planning to attend the ARBA convention in Indianapolis, you might enjoy the educational contests.  It’s like the arts and craft division at fair.  You can enter posters, […]

Rabbit Royalty Tips: Interview and Application

I don’t even live in the western half of the United States, but I have heard a lot about a show they’re having soon called the 2011 “West Coast Classic” rabbit show in Reno, NV, on April 15-17.  It’s one of those that I wish I could get to.  But, if you’re there, look up […]

New Edition Youth Rabbit Project Study Guide

Announcement! If you are a youth member studying for the 2013 ARBA Convention, we are having an online group quiz/study night on every Sunday evening leading up to Convention. Dates are Sept 22, Oct 5, and Oct 13. Anyone is welcome. The place is http://rabbitsmarties.com/quizroom.html. Contact me if you have any questions. Our most popular […]

Rabbit Breed ID Study Tips

Announcement! If you are a youth member studying for the 2013 ARBA Convention, we are having an online group quiz/study night on every Sunday evening leading up to Convention. Dates are Sept 22, Oct 5, and Oct 13. Anyone is welcome. The place is http://rabbitsmarties.com/quizroom.html. Contact me if you have any questions. It’s mid-March.  The […]

7 Qualities of a Top Rabbit Showman

This is the value of rabbit contests like showmanship and ARBA royalty: that discipline and self-improvement are as important to success as a knowledge of bunnies.  Expertise in rabbit raising will benefit young members for a little while, but many are the 4-H’ers that used the skills they developed through these programs to excel in […]

Five Rabbit Judging Tips

Announcement! If you are a youth member studying for the 2013 ARBA Convention, we are having an online group quiz/study night on every Sunday evening leading up to Convention. Dates are Sept 22, Oct 5, and Oct 13. Anyone is welcome. The place is http://rabbitsmarties.com/quizroom.html. Contact me if you have any questions. Five Judging Tips […]