Horses

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...

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...

Convicted horse abuser denied release from jail

by Tiffany Tan Rapid City Journal The 7th Judicial Court ultimately denied the request of a convicted horse abuser to be released from jail since...

Man gets prison term for starving horses

CORSICA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to six to 12 months in prison for starving horses. WJAC reports 44-year-old Leonard Hughes,...

Denver officer punished after unattended patrol horse dies

DENVER (AP) — A Denver police officer has been punished for leaving his horse without food or water before it became sick and had...

SDQHA Horse Sale catalog now available online

The Black Hills Stock Show will feature 177 horses during the SDQHA two-day horse sale, Jan. 27 and 28. The Jan. 27 sale will feature...

Horse Events Calendar

Jan. 7-22, Denver, Colo.: National Western Stock Show, www.nationalwestern.com ...

Fire burns critical hay, two barns, gear at Black Hills Wild...

HOT SPRINGS — An early morning fire destroyed two barns and corral panels at the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary/ Institute of Range &...

Humans can catch diseases from horses

Germs are everywhere this time of year: sneezed in the air, wiped on sleeves and living on every surface. We often think of getting...

Horse lovers say nay to Army plan to kick horses off...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Horse lovers have sued the Army over plans to evict about 700 feral horses from a western Louisiana Army base...

Horse-drawn wagon driver died after losing control of holiday ride

Authorities have identified the driver of a packed horse-drawn wagon that went out of control for nearly a mile in Kandiyohi County. ...

Owner: Fire kills multiple horses at Kentucky center

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The owner of a horse training center in Lexington says a barn fire has killed numerous horses. ...

Far View Horse Rescue receives unprecedented Purina feed donation

Shoreview, Minn. – Far View Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation, a 40-acre ranch near Breckenridge, Colo., received a timely feed donation from Purina Animal Nutrition. ...

16 horses found dead in Colorado barn fire

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters say 16 horses were killed after a fire broke out in a barn north of Denver. ...

Auction of wild horses postponed

An auction of wild horses from a north-central South Dakota sanctuary has been postponed indefinitely, authorities have announced. ...

Horse Events Calendar

Jan. 7-22, Denver, Colo.: National Western Stock Show, www.nationalwestern.com ...

Wild horse sale being moved after auction is harassed

A sale of seized wild horses will be moved from Philip Livestock Auction after the business suffered harassment and threats, a sheriff announced on...

Threats, harassment force relocation of wild-horse auction

A sale of seized wild horses will be moved from Philip Livestock Auction after the business suffered harassment and threats, a sheriff announced on...

Marvin Garrett named to SD Sports Hall of Fame

One of the top riders in the history of rodeo, Marvin Garrett of Belle Fourche, has been named to the South Dakota Sports Hall...

Horse Events Calendar

Jan. 7-22, Denver, Colo.: National Western Stock Show, www.nationalwestern.com ...

Top Sale Horse goes for $6,500

Congratulations to Jackie Beeson of Wagner, S.D., for selling the Top Sale Horse for $6,500 on Nov. 26 at South Dakota Horse Sales in...

Authorities would consider proposals in wild horses case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The prosecutor handling the case of a troubled wild-horse sanctuary in north-central South Dakota whose impounded animals are headed...

Homes for the holidays for horses in need

HARDWICK, N.J. — Saddlebred Rescue has more than 10 horses that need immediate homes for the holidays. Most of these horses have been at...

Stories of greatness: Michele McLeod, Bound for barrel racing

Shoreview, Minn. - Being at the top of your game is far from a walk in the park, and few riders know that better...

Horse Events Calendar

Dec. 8, Online: Lunch and Learn Webinar, noon to 1 p.m. (central), "Managing Over-weight Horses," presented by Marcia Hathaway, PhD, University of Minnesota, http://bit.ly/2gbP56j ...

Ask the Expert: How much hay will I need?

Question: We recently purchased a farm and will be housing our two quarter horses over the winter (they are not ridden during the winter)....

Research update: Prostaglandin E2

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) is a molecule in the body that plays a significant role in inflammation. Levels of PGE2 have been shown to increase...

Winter feeding strategies for horses

A horse's nutritional requirements change when the temperature dips during the winter. The ideal situation is to have a horse entering the winter acclimated...

Blanketing 101

A horse's winter coat can be an excellent insulator, but its insulating value is lost if it gets wet. If the hair is wet...

Horse Events Calendar

Jan. 7-22, Denver, Colo.: National Western Stock Show, www.nationalwestern.com ...
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