Horses

MSU students train wild mustangs for Montana nonprofit that helps veterans

By Jessianne Wright Montana State University News Service BOZEMAN — Nine wild mustangs stepped foot onto Montana State University’s Agricultural Research and Teaching Farm on Jan....

Remember tick prevention this summer

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D. Sunshine and warmer temperatures are prevailing in the Upper Midwest bringing green grass and flower...

Horse Events Calendar

April 29, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council annual meetin 1 p.m., Walstrom Room of the Animal Science Building on SDSU campus, 605-692-4615, www.sdhorsecouncil.com. May 29,...

South Dakota Horse Council meeting – April 29

South Dakota Horse Council This is official notice of the 2017 annual meeting of the South Dakota Horse Council. The meeting will be held in...

Horse Events Calendar

April 22, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council spring clinic, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., at DeHaan Equestrian Center, 605-695-0132, [email protected] May 29, Bruce: Oakwood Riders...

June draft horse show returns to the Swiftel Center

Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show The Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show returns to the Swiftel Center in Brookings June 24-25. Ten six-horse hitches...

4-H’ers compete in North Dakota horse contests

NDSU Extension North Dakota 4-H teams and individuals brought home awards from several state hippology, horse judging, demonstration, public speaking and quiz bowl contests held...

Horse Events Calendar

April 15, Watertown: Tack swap, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Derby Downs, Jean Hommel 605-881-7488. April 22, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council spring clinic,...

NDSU Extension to host 4-H Horse Judges Certification Workshop

NDSU Extension Adults and older youth will have an opportunity to learn about becoming a 4-H horse show judge at a workshop the North Dakota...

Orphan foals: Success is possible

Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC Shoreview, Minn. – Spring is here and so is peak foaling season. While an exciting time with frolicking foals, having a...

SDSU rodeo team seniors reflect before graduation

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — On the eve of the 2017 Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo, ten graduating senior members of the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team...

Equine-assisted Activities/Therapies Program coming to NDSU

NDSU Extension People with physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges will have an opportunity to improve their motor skills, self-confidence, strength and independence...

Economic contribution of Minnesota’s horse racing industry

University of Minnesota The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) contracted with University of Minnesota Extension to conduct an economic contribution study of Minnesota's horse racing industry....

Watertown Saddle Club presents awards

Watertown Saddle Club The Watertown Saddle Club met March 26 at the Pizza Ranch in Watertown. We discussed club business and show dates for our...

Horse Events Calendar

April 15, Watertown: Tack swap, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Derby Downs, Jean Hommel 605-881-7488. April 22, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council spring clinic,...

Zoetis launches #IVaccinated sweepstakes

Zoetis PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Zoetis kicked off the #IVaccinated Sweepstakes – a new online sweepstakes specially designed to promote the importance of annual equine vaccination...

Horse Events Calendar

April 22, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council spring clinic, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., at DeHaan Equestrian Center, 605-695-0132, [email protected] June 4, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area...

Cribbing can be a tough habit to break

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D. Walking through a horse barn one winter, far off in the distance, I heard a...

Cribbing can be a tough habit to break

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D. Walking through a horse barn one winter, far off in the distance, I heard a...

SDSU hosts Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo April 7-8

SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences BROOKINGS — The South Dakota State University Rodeo Club is hosting the Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo on April 7...

Vitalix launches equine lick tub with Strong Animals technologies

Vitalix Alliance, NE — On March 16, Vitalix announced that they have launched a new equine lick tub, Equine DEveloper, that promotes immunity and overall...

Horse racing business owed $13 million in collected taxes

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The owner of a horse betting business in North Dakota says the state has agreed to pay her more than...

Horse Events Calendar

March 24, Aberdeen: SPURS Therapeutic Riding Center Spring Dance Fundraiser featuring Dustin Evans and Good Times, 8-11 p.m. , at the Dakota Event Center...

NDSU’s equestrian teams take top regional honors

NDSU Extension North Dakota State University’s Western and hunt seat equestrian teams finished the 2016-17 season as high-point Zone 7 Region 3 teams. They received their...

SD Horse Council to host spring clinic on April 22

South Dakota Horse Council The South Dakota Horse Council will host a spring clinic on April 22 at the DeHaan Equestrian Center located in Brookings,...

Horse Events Calendar

March 11, Corsica: Horse Sale, Loose Horse Sale 11 a.m., Open Consignment Sale 2 p.m. Preview at 11:30 a.m., at South Dakota Horse Sales,...

No criminal wrongdoing found after Wyoming horse left behind

By BOB MOEN Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse named Valentine that survived for...

Broodmare nutrition during late gestation

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Shoreview, Minn. – Up to 60 percent of an unborn foal’s growth happens during the last three months of pregnancy. As...

Zoetis announces recipient of Equine Charity Sweepstakes donation

Zoetis PARSIPPANY, N.J. — New Start, the Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolence and Protective Association (PA HBPA) retired racehorse re-homing program, was named grand prize winner in...

A picture is worth a thousand words

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D. Horses communicate via sound and through body language. A picture of a horse could say...

Horse Events Calendar

March 11, Corsica: Horse Sale, Loose Horse Sale 11 a.m., Open Consignment Sale 2 p.m. Preview at 11:30 a.m., at South Dakota Horse Sales,...

Skurupey joins Center for 4-H Youth Development

NDSU Extension Leigh Ann Skurupey has joined the North Dakota State University Extension Service as a 4-H youth development specialist in the Center for 4-H...

Veterinarian charged with plot to drug horses before races

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana veterinarian has been charged with engaging in a scheme to influence the outcome of horse races by...

Shorty Garrett holds on for impressive saddle bronc win

by Joe Kavanaugh Rapid City Journal The final night of the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo is often the performance where rough stock winners are...

South Dakota 4-H youth compete in Denver

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — Twenty South Dakota 4-H members competed at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. Now in its 97th year, Western National...

Appaloosa club meets, sets events

Center of the Nation Appaloosa Horse Club Members of the Center of the Nation Appaloosa Horse Club met Jan. 21 and 22 in Madison, S.D.,...

A Cinderella story for Cider, the rescue horse

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Shoreview, Minn. – Vince Lombardi once said, “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” In...

ND 4-H teams place at Western National Roundup

NDSU Extension 4-H teams from Oliver, Benson and Kidder counties, and the state horse quiz bowl team placed at the recent Western National Roundup in...

Wall youngster wins Rypkema colt with impressive essay

by Bart Pfankuch Rapid City Journal To understand impressive ideas and ideals held by a youngster growing up on a South Dakota ranch, all one needs...

Troubled nonprofit surrenders 520 wild horses but keeps 20

by Seth Tupper Rapid City Journal LANTRY — The fate of endangered wild horses in north-central South Dakota has been resolved with a settlement allowing an...

Veteran clown has seen the serious and zany side of rodeo

by Jim Holland Rapid City Journal Veteran rodeo clown Duane Reichert dons the greasepaint, zany shirts, baggy pants, wig and pink straw hat for laughs now,...

Horse Events Calendar

March 11, Corsica: Horse Sale, 11 a.m., at South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc. June 10, Hill City: Mount Rushmore Rodeo at Palmer Gulch, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,...

SD Horse Council seeks nominations for 2017 Horseperson of the Year

South Dakota Horse Council The South Dakota Horse Council is requesting nominations for the 2017 Horseperson of the Year. Each year the Council recognizes a...

Horse left behind in Wyoming wilderness survives for 6 weeks

By BOB MOEN Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — On a 16-mile trek off a mountain, a young horse lay down — she could not...

Horses are just part of the entertainment at the horse sale

by Samuel Blackstone Rapid City Journal Announcer John Johnson and auctioneer Lynn Weishaar have spent the past 45 years traveling across the western United States working...

Wild-horse hearing canceled; settlement talks ongoing

Rapid City Journal A court hearing scheduled for Jan. 26 and Jan. 27 regarding the fate of hundreds of wild horses in north-central South Dakota...

Everybody has a bad habit they need to break

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D. Nearly everyone has a bad habit they should break. For instance, I love candy, and...

South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl team win Western National Roundup...

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — South Dakota 4-H Members from Brown County won the Western National Roundup Horse Quiz Bowl Competition, held in Denver, Colorado during...

Puerto Rico island tackles over-population of horses

By DANICA COTO Associated Press VIEQUES, Puerto Rico (AP) — Another long holiday weekend is starting, and tourists are flocking by ferry and small plane...

Horse Events Calendar

Jan. 27-28, Rapid City: SDQHA 2-day sale, at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, http://bit.ly/2icAVT7. Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, Rapid City: Black Hills Stock Show and...
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