“Do cowboys supplement horses with bran mash to improve winter performance?”
During the cold, dreary days of winter, a common discussion is whether or not horse owners should provide their horses with a bran mash daily, weekly or at all, according to Dr. Tom Lenz, renowned equine veterinarian. Continue reading →
Winter brings difficulties to horse owners, but it also brings its own set of challenges to horses with osteoarthritis, veterinarians have informed.
Colloquially known as “bone spavin,” or “OA,” degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis is a common cause of lameness or poor performance in horses from all disciplines, they said. Continue reading →
“We just penned this group of cows to work. I’ll have to call you back tonight.”
Work always comes first for a working cowboy. That’s his job, his profession, and when you’re in charge of 1,100 momma cows, nothing comes before the heavy workload. Continue reading →
Five man and wife couples of the American West have been inducted into the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame, according to Lara Brehm, executive director of Boot Hill Museum, Inc., Dodge City.
Each year since 2002, five or more legendary cowboys or cowgirls have been inducted into the hall at the museum. Continue reading →
It’s been awhile getting there again, but Scott Snedecor has claimed his third world steer roping championship.
That climaxed the 2017 Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping (NFSR) Friday and Saturday at the Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane. Final auditing was yet incomplete as of Sunday noon, Nov. 12. Continue reading →
These girls know more about horses than just about anybody in the country.
Certainly, they’re four of the most knowledgeable young horse enthusiasts in the state of Kansas. Continue reading →
The pressure’s on for top cowboys and cowgirls competing in the United Rodeo Association (URA).
“Top 15 contestants in each of the nine sanctioned events throughout the past year will compete in the URA Finals this weekend,” according to Muff McGee, longtime URA secretary. Continue reading →
Stallions must be gentlemen in public.
That’s a given for those who ride, show and work stallions around other horses and people. Continue reading →
Ranch horses have always been essential tools for cowboys.
Now, such important part of taking care of the ranch, cowboys compete to see who rides the best horse. Continue reading →
Lonesome Pine Ranch of Cedar Point claimed team honors at the Morris County Invitational Ranch Rodeo in Council Grove.
Sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, competition featured 11 working ranch teams from throughout the Flint Hills. Continue reading →