Horses

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...

Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A trainer and jockey accustomed to success. A headstrong horse with a mind of its...

Top Super Bowl Gelding sells for $7,000

Staff reports Congratulations to Jackson Langdeau of Rapid City, who sold Buddy, Lot 27, the Top Sale Horse and the Top Super Bowl Gelding, for...

24th Match of Champions part of Fort Pierre’s Bicentennial celebrations

Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Get ready for an evening of bronc riding on June 3 in Fort Pierre. This event is one of many held...

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,...

Jim Thompson, Mary Carlson announced as 2017 SDSU Rodeo Team Honorees

SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences BROOKINGS, S.D. - Jim Thompson, Belle Fourche, S.D., and Mary Carlson, Slayer, N.D., were announced as the 2017...

Owner wants answers after horses’ tail hair cut

GARRETSON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota horse owner wants answers after someone cut hair from his horses' tails. DJ Lindner says he was going...

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...
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