There wasn’t any dust to settle, but the muddy water never hindered the cowboys doing their professional work for fun.
The show went on despite less than favorable arena conditions but there was no more than a sprinkle both performances. Continue reading →
Wild and Western action is set for the Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 5-6.
At the arena east of Council Grove just off Highway 56, working ranch cowboys from throughout the Midwest will be in competition. Continue reading →
A horse that turns efficiently will get more work done whatever the discipline.
“Circles are one of the basics of horse training, and precursor for turning,” according to trainer Al Dunning, Scottsdale, Arizona. Continue reading →
There’s a big party set for the Flint Hills.
It’s the 14th annual Symphony in the Flint Hills Saturday, June 15, in Irma’s Pasture near Bazaar in Chase County, Kansas. Continue reading →
Cleaning stalls is no horse owner’s favorite job, yet a recent radio story might give certain folks second thoughts.
While it’ll come across humorous of sorts to many, before reading further one fairly ought to be informed. Connotations can be taken in various ways so some might even become offended. Continue reading →
Doug Cain was a cowboy’s cowboy.
Sporting that famous grin, Doug never knew a stranger and would take the shirt off his back to help anybody. Continue reading →
The Flint Hills are cattle country.
Where there are cattle, there are cowboys on horseback to take care of them. Continue reading →
“We’ve spent considerable time finding a place out of the rain.”
Obviously that’s been an effort for many, let alone a pair of horseback trail riders Jerry Andrews and Penney Elpers. Continue reading →
The winner didn’t win the Kentucky Derby.
News headlines immediately flashed Maximum Security won the 145th running on a muddy Churchill Downs track Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Continue reading →
“All horses must have a Negative Coggins Test in order to participate in any activities on the show grounds.”
That’s a common note on announcements for horse events or rodeos sponsored by many groups around the Midwest. Continue reading →