Anthrax is back in the sad horse news.
Traveling four states to horse activities in recent days, the Missouri River continued flooding rich farm ground to destroy millions of dollars in crops along with inestimable real estate damage. Twice over the Mississippi River revealed similar destruction, but it has such a large natural water flow, extent was not as apparent to lay vision. Continue reading →
“We decided to stay home with the air conditioner instead.”
That’s the response heard several times when we asked others why they weren’t at a horse show.
Those who thought it was too hot will likely be the same ones who think it’s too cold when the thermometer drops to 32. Continue reading →
“Come on in whenever the gate’s open. I’ll be there.”
The cattle guard rattled while crossing onto the graveled road through green pasture to the picturesque homestead where Dr. Phil Phar sure enough answered the doorbell. Continue reading →
Ole Leadfoot sure is going slow.
That’s the way it seems now as everybody passes us while we make a daily commute for our job.
Traffic speed has far surpassed posted limits for some time. Increased number on signs since the first of July has expanded driver pace further. Continue reading →
It was 6:30 in the morning. There was a light mist. His coworker already had a horse in the barn ready to saddle.
Trey Allen pulled his pickup into the headquarters yard at the Moyer Ranch he manages south of Junction City in Geary County.
“Don’t believe everything that’s in print.”
“Just take it all with a grain of salt” is another way of looking at it.
There are logical reasons to make those contentions. Continue reading →
“The show must go on.”
Again, that old philosophy was followed when weather threatened cancellation of a cowboy concert for the ranch rodeo anniversary in our old hometown.
Coordinators have often been forced to decide whether to cancel, postpone, delay or alter events due to inclement conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Continue reading →