“I’ve just been cleaning stalls, grooming, feeding and watering horses.” Sounds like work to some, but not Jan Miller.
A youth rodeo is planned Saturday evening, Aug. 1, at 6 o’clock, in the Morris County Rodeo Arena east of Council Grove. Sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, divisions are planned for juniors, eight and under; intermediate, nine to 13; and seniors, 14 to 19.
“Be in my yard with your saddle and bridle Friday morning at 4:30.” Ranch manager ordered the old wannabe who’d shyly requested to help gather a couple double stocked pastures.
Picturesque Flint Hills Ranch Offers Unique Getaway To Rural Lifestyle, Elaborately Diverse Horse Facilities
Words are inadequate to sufficiently appreciate the immaculate beauty, complexity, horsiness, even Godliness of the 2UW Brush Creek Ranch. Perhaps Mary Ubel’s commentary gives inkling: “If God created anything more beautiful than a horse he kept it for himself.”
“There have been more cancellations in the past several months than all of history combined.” While that might not be a true statement, it actually could be and definitely seems that way.
Like much of the world health and political issues, VSV in horses is a seemingly hourly changing dilemma. Vesicular stomatitis virus already recognized by horse owners and much of the population as VSV is spreading throughout the Midwest.
“We’re still going to have a carnival but no other special entertainment for the fair.” A county fair promotions lady commented about their plans when contacting her for advertising as in the past.
Kansas cowboys are as taken back by the coronavirus as the rest of the world. Yet Tanner Brunner, professional steer wrestler from Ramona in Marion County, is back on the trail tougher than ever.
Horses can be especially therapeutic in today’s distressed world environment. Yet, efforts to help others realize such positives have taken a harsh wrong turn for one Black horseman.
Wild and Western action is set for the Santa Fe Trail Ranch Rodeo, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 10-11. At the arena east of Council Grove just off Highway 56, working ranch cowboys from throughout the Midwest will be in competition.