“There sure are a lot of good corner and even line posts strung along the highway ditch.” With powerlines being moved for new highway construction, the line poles and cross arms have been left behind.
Yearend awards were presented at the recent Eastern Kansas Horseman’s Association annual banquet in Clay Center. Highpoint horse was Poco’s Little Wimpy ridden by Brooke Long, Vannon Long, Rylee Noyes and Cynthia Weber. They are members of the Crossroads Saddle Club.
While it’s best to break foals to a halter at an early age, many owners wait until fall weaning time. Halter breaking will often be the first experience for a foal to respect handling and to give to pressure.
“There’s a weanling filly in the southwest lean-to stall and small adjacent walkout.” It’s the first foal that’s been retained in a dozen years from the nearly 60-years’ Quarter Horse breeding operation.
“When one day determines the year’s income, many factors play into if there’ll be enough to pay all the bills.” For years, the calf crop has been sold at auction during the first part of October. While many ranchers spread marketing out throughout the year, these calves come right off their mommas into the sale […]
The Santa Fe Trail Association Trail Association (SFTA), Larned, has honored those preserving and promoting the trail’s history. Linda Colle, SFTA awards chairman, said recognition was given at the Santa Fe Trail Association Symposium in La Junta, Colorado.
“An explosion is set for Baldwin City.” However, it’ll be in a good sense of the word. The Douglas County community’s population swells, seemingly almost like there’s been a detonation.
Whoever has been through or even just visited the Animal Sciences and Industry Department (ASI) at Kansas State University become friends. Those acquaintances made in Weber Hall and livestock learning facilities on the north edge of the Manhattan campus become family.
“It’s almost impossible to imagine what it would be like to not ever have electricity in a ranch home.” Reminder of its importance became obvious when the power company shut off electricity three times in a week.
Cable Wareham, Whiting, is continuing his high school championship saddle bronc riding skills in college. The 2020 National High School Saddle Bronc Riding champion, Wareham is now on the Fort Scott Community College Men’s Rodeo Team.