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 →
“Cowboys really aren’t supposed to be in the hog business.”
Still for decades it was frequently quoted “hogs are mortgage lifters,” often producing farm profit when nothing else did. 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 →
“Locks are meant to keep others away from something that doesn’t belong to them.”
Problem arises when the one owning the property locks their selves out and they can’t get what’s needed. 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 →
“It’s sure hard to grow anything in the dust.”
The one getting his haircut in the barber’s chair made that evaluation as the waiting room conversation continued about weather. Continue reading →
Rick Johnson was ONE of a kind.
It’s actually the only way to describe our cowboy friend. The description sounds so simple yet is so very complex. Continue reading →
“If you don’t trust somebody, you don’t trust anybody.”
Sometimes it seems safest to not trust anyone, but it’s essential to have certain senses of confidence. Continue reading →
“That 49-inches-tall mule stood flatfooted and jumped over a 62-inches-high horizontal bar.”
Baxter is one of the highest jumping mules in the country proving his ability during EquiFest of Kansas in Salina. Continue reading →
Pages of time will be turned back more than a century-and-a-half when Buffalo Soldier re-enactors come to Salina.
The Nicodemus Buffalo Soldiers Association will be among featured educational entertainment during the Equifest of Kansas, March 5-6-7. Continue reading →