“Youth have the opportunity to learn about the sport of rodeo while developing a relationship with Jesus.”
It’s the Rodeo Bible Day Camp sponsored by the Crossroads Cowboy Church, June 23-26, at Triple C Arena in Williamstown. Location is at the crossroads of Highway 24 and Highway 59. Continue reading →
“It was almost like turning pages of the True Old West back more than a century-and-a-half.”
John’s Shoe and Saddle Repair on the southeast corner of Wamego’s Main Street certainly gave many such a warming feeling. Continue reading →
“Older horses are often healthier and happier when they are continued to be used.”
Like people, every horse is different, and conditions sometimes demand retirement. Certain horse owners contend a 20-year-old is “past their prime, time to retire.” However, many of the best horses continue working much longer. Continue reading →
“The fastest horses in the country are ‘running for the roses’ Saturday afternoon.”
It’s time for the “most exciting two minutes in sports,” the 147th Kentucky Derby at Louisville’s historic Churchill Downs Racetrack. Continue reading →
Excitement in the arena and bleachers ran high as working ranch cowboys competed in teams exhibiting their true professional skills.
Two complete ranch rodeos on Friday and Saturday evenings in Ag Hall were highlights of the recent EquiFest of Kansas at Salina. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
“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 →
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 →