Top working cowboys and their families from throughout the Midwest have July 8-9 circled on their calendars.
“It’s the annual Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo sanctioned by the Working Ranch Cowboys Association (WRCA),” according to Clay Wilson. Continue reading →
“If it weren’t for a great horse, women would be the greatest thing in the world.”
Smiles came over the group upon David C. Owen’s opening josh at the scholarship banquet of the Kansas Horse Council Foundation (KHCF). Continue reading →
Fifteen scholarships have been presented to youth with horse backgrounds and interests in pursuing equine careers.
As executive director of the Kansas Horse Council (KHC), Manhattan, Justine Staten made the presentations at Manhattan’s historic Sedalia Church. Continue reading →
“Flint Hills Leather is your place for custom leather work and repair done the cowboy way.”
That’s how Mike Hazelbaker promotes his business. Success as a “real cowboy” is living proof the leather worker knows firsthand what he’s doing. Continue reading →
Welfare of horses to provide continued opportunities for more people highlighted annual meeting of the American Horse Council.
Executive director of the Kansas Horse Council at Manhattan, Justine Staten represented the state at that session in Washington, D.C. Continue reading →
Strangles is a highly contagious upper respiratory tract infection in horses, donkeys and ponies of all ages, breed, and sex.
“The bacteria often infect lymph nodes around the jaw, causing them to become swollen,” said equine veterinarian Dr. Reese Hand. Continue reading →
Part of Strong City’s Flint Hills Rodeo seven decades plus, Marcia Bailey was Grand Marshall of this year’s rodeo parade.
“I started riding in the parade as a little girl and have been involved in the rodeo in some way ever since,” Marcia remembered. Continue reading →
Coronavirus in horses is different than in humans.
“The coronavirus which is causing most serious respiratory disease in humans does not infect horses,” said Dr. Lynn M. Martin. Continue reading →
“I’ve done so many things, there’s no end to it. I just lived a life and lived it great.”
The King of Cowboy Trick Riders and Ropers has gone to the Great Beyond. Continue reading →