A spine tinging feeling spread through hearts as the mounted cavalry troops galloped into the arena nation’s colors flying.
It was Saturday morning’s opening ceremonies for EquiFest of Kansas at Salina creating feeling of history a century-and-a-half gone by. Continue reading →
“This cowboy was certainly one of a kind.”
While riding, studying, breeding, producing, and merchandizing horses brought lifetime enjoyment, Rick Johnson was much more. Continue reading →
Braxton and Brance are young inspirational ranch brothers already with strong boot hold in enjoyable lifetime careers.
On their ranch north of Sentinel, Oklahoma, Braxton, 10, and Brance, 14, are sons of Bill and Lori Barnett. Continue reading →
“Baseball is America’s favorite pastime.”
While a certain cowboy doesn’t agree, it’s true for many others in this country. Conversations heard in recent days have often centered on the baseball season at hand. Continue reading →
It’s almost impossible to imagine the hardships pioneers went through traveling across the country 160 years ago.
Without guarantee of their next meal, nor a weather forecast and unknown dangers that could be encountered, they trudged on. Continue reading →
“Cowboys really aren’t supposed to be in the hog business.”
Still for decades it was frequently quoted “hogs are mortgage lifters,” often producing farm profit when nothing else did. Continue reading →
“All horses are different and all people are different, so it’s essential to match the horse to the rider.”
Chris Cox, Mineral Wells, Texas, opened his third presentation at the recent EquiFest of Kansas with that straightforward observation. Continue reading →
“Locks are meant to keep others away from something that doesn’t belong to them.”
Problem arises when the one owning the property locks their selves out and they can’t get what’s needed. Continue reading →
Many changes have occurred in the Quarter Horse industry during the past half century.
Today people have more opportunities with horses for productive use, recreation, mental wellbeing and profit than ever before. Continue reading →
“It’s sure hard to grow anything in the dust.”
The one getting his haircut in the barber’s chair made that evaluation as the waiting room conversation continued about weather. Continue reading →