“Trick riding, or ‘trick and fancy riding,’ is the art of performing dangerous stunts on a galloping horse.” EquiFest of Kansas at Salina, March 18-19-20, will feature elite trick riding presentations according to Justine Staten.
“Nine months, nine days, nine hours, nine minutes since those calving-ease bulls were turned out with the yearling heifers.” Lush tender green grass, sun-shining warm spring day, there was some instant romance. A couple heifers beat the scientific gestation calendar with frolicking newborn babies trailing behind unsure what’s really happened.
Representing the Kaw Nation, Jason Murray, Blackwell, Oklahoma, spoke during the Back Country Horsemen of Kansas meeting in Council Grove. At the Flint Hills Saloon and Eatery, Murray was introduced by Barb Stanbrough, local manager of Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park south of town.
While likely not the greatest show on dirt, the biggest horse extravaganza in Kansas is being circled red on calendars. “This is the 25th anniversary for EquiFest of Kansas and we’re going all out to make it the best ever,” according to Justine Staten.
History of troubled times in Kansas before statehood and during the Civil War are being relived. It’s the Bleeding Kansas Program Series featured the next six Sundays at the Constitutional Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton.
The best bull riders in the world have April 23rd marked on their calendars. For the eighth time in history, Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will return to Wichita, Kansas.
“For some reason, it’s been lost in space.” While television watchers recognize certain wording from a popular show of previous days, the familiar phrase applies to computer issues.
“Confident, congenial, complimentary, continuous, repetitious, slow, firm, directive and a young horse is trained to ride.” Just 25 minutes and the coming two-year-old shapely line backed dun Quarter Horse from Diamond L Ranch was riding nicely.
“Can’t is over in the ditch.” Mrs. Gibson, first grade teacher at Garfield Grade School in 1957, emphasized that to her students. “There isn’t anything impossible when one has the determination.”
“He’s a jack of all trades cowboy and much more.” While there’s truth to the description, the talented Scott City man is much more. Actually, it’s such a long list likely impossible to name them all.