Horses

11th Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Contest

Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Pageant The 11th Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Pageant will be held on Aug. 13. Horsemanship will begin at 9 a.m. at Horseshoe Stables,...

Equine West Nile Virus threat remains

Zoetis PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The risk for West Nile virus remains. New data reveals that in 2016, there were 377 equine West Nile virus cases...

Leisinger changes horses for national finals

By Jacque Scoby [email protected] Natalie Leisinger rode into the National High School Finals Rodeo on a horse named Buster. She'll ride out on a horse named Chili. It's...

Lutter ropes, rides to all-around title

By Shawn Werre [email protected] For Emma Lutter, rodeo runs deep in her blood. Lutter had a weekend to remember at the Hub Area 4-H Rodeo. On July...

Hokana hopes for strong showing on the horse

By Robb Garofalo [email protected] Colt Hokana recently captured his second straight South Dakota High School Rodeo Association bareback riding championship, and now sets his sights on...

Helmer riding high to high school finals

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] For Kate Helmer, rodeo is as much about competition as it is about function. The Andover native and Groton High graduate will compete...

Horse Events Calendar

July 15, Watertown: Watertown Saddle Club Horse Show, 10 a.m., at Derby Downs. July 16, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show, at Akkerman...

AAHA June 25 Open Horse Show results

Aberdeen Area Horsemen's Association Joe Rowe of Sioux Falls judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on June 25 at the Akkerman Arena....

Junior Miss Rodeo South Dakota passes on title, pursues horsemanship

By Olivia Johnson [email protected] A gold and silver crown that reads “Jr. Miss Rodeo South Dakota” sparkled atop Adrianne Schaunaman’s crisp, tan hat as she stood...

2017 Brown County 4-H Horse Show results

Brown County 4-H Program Exhibitor, Class Ribbon, Class Awards Beginner English Showmanship Emily Malsam, Blue, Grand Champion Beginner Flag Racing Blake Pauli, Blue, Reserve Champion Emily Malsam, White Jack Podoll, Purple,...

Westphal crowned 2017 Jr. Hub Area 4-H Rodeo Ambassador

Staff reports Lacey Westphal was crowned the 2017 Jr. Hub Area 4-H Rodeo Ambassador in Aberdeen on July 1. The first runner-up was Callie Amont,...

Horse Events Calendar

July 13-16, Mitchell: Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo, 5-10 p.m., 4013 N Main Street, (605) 770-4919. July 15, Watertown: Watertown Saddle Club Horse Show, 10 a.m.,...

Horse Events Calendar

July 13-16, Mitchell: Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo, 5-10 p.m., 4013 N Main Street, (605) 770-4919. July 15, Watertown: Watertown Saddle Club Horse Show, 10 a.m.,...

Hub Area 4-H rodeo concludes with some scrapes but more smiles

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] The northeast reach of the Brown County Fairgrounds was the location where hundreds of young horsemen and horsewomen assembled for the first...

Roberts County 4-H Horse Project recognized by South Dakota Farm Bureau...

South Dakota Farm Bureau Roberts County 4-H Members celebrated improvements to benefit the counties Horse Program on Wednesday, June 28, during the Roberts County 4-H...

Two new bronze statues will be added to Casey Tibbs Rodeo...

Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Two large bronze statues will be added to the sculpture garden at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. "Statues of...

Horse Events Calendar

July 1-2, Aberdeen: Hub Area 4-H Rodeo, at Brown County Fairgrounds. July 1-2, Gary: Gary Rodeo, 5 p.m. on Sat., 2 p.m. on Sun., at...

Man sentenced for dragging horse, assaulting man

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man convicted of aggravated assault and animal cruelty has been sentenced to 11 days in jail. The Minot Daily...

Hub Area 4-H Rodeo this weekend

Staff reports The Hub Area 4-H Rodeo will be held July 1-2. The rodeo starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday and begins with the Rodeo...

The Right Horse Initiative and Zoetis announce educational partnership

Zoetis PARSIPPANY, N.J. — On June 20, Zoetis and The Right Horse Initiative announced their partnership to help horses in transition. Each year, hundreds of...

Rodeo champions fight off the pressure

Joe Kavanaugh Rapid City Journal Saturday night at a South Dakota High School Finals Rodeo is a special experience for the 280 or so youngsters...

Zoetis celebrates the winner of the 2017 Equine Industry Vision Award

Zoetis PARSIPPANY, N.J. — On June 16, Sydney Knott, founder, president and CEO of Horses4Heroes, was named the recipient of the 2017 Equine Industry...

Horse Events Calendar

June 24-25, Brookings: Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show, at Swiftel Center, www.facebook.com/dakotaroyaldraftshow/ June 25, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area Horsemen's Association Open Horse Show, at Akkerman...

Top Sale Horse sold for $6,900

South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc. Katie Langdeau of Rapid City consigned the June 10 Top Sale Horse for $6,900 at South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc....

Casey Tibbs documentary will debut in Fort Pierre/Pierre area this September

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center The highly anticipated film “Floating Horses - The Life of Casey Tibbs" documentary will debut in Casey Tibbs homeland...

Crystal Springs Rodeo starts June 21

By Laura Butterbrodt Dakota Media Group CLEAR LAKE — Crystal Springs Rodeo, just seven miles northeast of Clear Lake, will start its annual action-packed weekend on...

Horse Events Calendar

June 16-17, Estelline: Estelline Rodeo Days Rodeo, Rodeo Queen, Junior Queen, and Princess Contest on June 16, http://bit.ly/2oRwQ6S June 17, Watertown: Watertown Saddle Club Horse...

AHAA Open Horse Show results – June 4

Aberdeen Area Horsemen's Association Jean Hommel of South Dakota judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on June 4 at the Akkerman Arena....

100-plus draft horses from across the US enter Brookings

Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show Volunteers from many states are prepared to welcome over 100 head of Belgian, Percheron, Shire and Clydesdale draft horses...

2,000 people attended the 24th Match of Champions

Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Two thousand people got a chance to see a great night of bronc riding on June 3 in Fort Pierre. This...

Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It sounds like the ultimate sure thing — or the ultimate sucker's bet: Wagering money on...

Trainer more than her name

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] Amanda Haar is a rare element in the world of horse racing. Not only is she a woman in the male-dominated world of...

Female jockey wins big in Aberdeen

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] If anyone hangs around the jockeys’ room in the clubhouse at the Brown County Fairgrounds long enough, they’ll start to get a...

Horse Events Calendar

June 3, Fort Pierre: 24th Match of Champions, 5:30 p.m., at Stanley County Fairgrounds, 605‐494‐1094, www.caseytibbs.com June 4, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area Horsemen's Association Open Horse...

Fly management strategies

By Heather Hilbrands, DVM Casselton Veterinary Service Inc., Casselton, N.D Flies are proliferative and persistent creatures. They can lay 50-150 eggs every few days, and...

Future of horse racing in South Dakota could be in only...

By Victoria Lusk [email protected] When the starting gates open at the Brown County Fairgrounds this weekend, the horses aren’t the only thing that are off. So is...

Court order saves 70 North Dakota horses from slaughter

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A court order issued by a North Dakota judge has saved about 70 horses from slaughter. KFGO radio reports that the...

Better Choices, Better Health promotes healthy environment

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — Does the community that you live and work in promote a healthy environment? If it does not, your health could be...

Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show – June 24-25 in Brookings

Dakota Royal Charity Draft Horse Show The top six horse hitches from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Colorado and Utah will...

Horse Events Calendar

May 27-29, Aberdeen: Pari-Mutuel Races, 1 p.m. post time, at Brown County Fairgrounds. May 29, Bruce: Oakwood Riders Memorial Day Trail Ride and Horse Show,...

Jockey Duane Michael Salvino victorious despite injury to ribs

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] May 21 was Duane Michael Salvino’s birthday. The first day of 54 went a bit better than the last day of 53, and...

Horse racing basics

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] Horse racing returns to the Brown County Fairgrounds this weekend. Have you ever wondered about what goes into making the races happen?...

67-year-old trainer, jockey isn’t ready to hang up the reins

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] In South Dakota, and perhaps in the United States, you won’t find someone who’s been riding racehorses longer than Herman Fennell Jr. Now,...

Payback: Blind woman nurses sick guide horse back to health

By MARY ESCH Associated Press DELMAR, N.Y. (AP) — As a blind woman, Ann Edie has relied on her hip-high miniature horse for 14 years...

2018 AQHA Hall of Fame inductees announced

Raymond Sutton Ranch Induction into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame is the highest honor that can be bestowed by the American Quarter Horse...

Horse Events Calendar

May 29, Bruce: Oakwood Riders Memorial Day Trail Ride and Horse Show, trail ride begins 10 a.m., show at 1 p.m., rain or shine,...

USDA warns Pittsburgh restaurant that served horse meat

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has warned a Pittsburgh restaurant to not serve horse meat again. KDKA-TV first reported that Cure Restaurant...

Far from thoroughbred farms, man tries to save wild horses

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press JACKSON, Ky. (AP) — Curtis Bostic is an attorney, a politician and — for a few weeks in 2016 —...

Horse Events Calendar

May 29, Bruce: Oakwood Riders Memorial Day Trail Ride and Horse Show, trail ride begins 10 a.m., show at 1 p.m., rain or shine,...

Animal neglect case being investigated in North Dakota

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Stark County, N.D., authorities are investigating a case of animal neglect. Sheriff's deputies who responded to a call near Gladstone late...
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