Horses

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...

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...
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