“Well, I guess I’d better get supper cooking for Ole Dobbin.”
“There aren’t as many horsemen cooking feed for horses as there used to be with more pelletized feeds and extruded high temperature ration preparations available. But, there can still be advantages to cooking grains for certain horses,” according to Dr. Preston Hickman, veterinarian at the Wichita Equine Center. Continue reading →
“We are going to have to get to the hospital.”
“There’s just one more event, and then we can go.”
Exactly 40 years ago last Saturday night, that was the conversation between a cowboy and his bride heavy-expecting their second child. Continue reading →
Working ranch cowboys from several Midwest states will converge on Council Grove for the Fourth of July.
“It’s the 29th annual Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 3-4, in the arena east of Council Grove, just off Highway 56, beginning at 7 o’clock,” announced Clay Wilson, president of the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association (MCYRA), rodeo sponsor. Continue reading →
“So many of our friends and heroes have gone away.”
In two weeks, we’ve been saddened by passing of three longtime acquaintances with admirable reflections of each at their memorials. Continue reading →
“I’ve been riding horses ever since I can remember. Horses are an important part of my life, and I want to help others learn more about horses to enjoy all they offer in so many ways.”
Brayden Krepps’ enthusiasm for horses is most obvious as he talked about his many activities earning the 15-year-old Cambridge horseman honors as the state 4-H award winner in the horse project. Continue reading →
Yep, there’ll be the best meatloaf in the country.
And, a whole lot more, too.
“We have the meatloaf contest as the special attraction, but a fully packed daylong slate of additional activities are planned for our seventh annual Paxico Meatloaf Festival Saturday, June 27, at Paxico, right off Highway I70, Ext 333, east of Topeka,” announced Larry Winkler, official of the Paxico Merchants Association. Continue reading →
Four Lyon County charities were beneficiaries at conclusion of four nights of riding green four-wheeled, all-terrain vehicles in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas.
“Our third annual Gator Rally was a tremendous success as participants from throughout eastern Kansas and even from Oklahoma rode through luscious pastures in this community-support effort,” exclaimed Paul DuToit, brainchild of the program and manager of PrairieLand Partner Emporia, regular advertiser on 580 WIBW. Continue reading →
And, the winner is The Osage County Community Foundation.
That’s the simplest and most important wrap-up, but the fun times and mud for all are the lifetime memories that were actually climax of the third annual Cross Country Chaos. Continue reading →