Tim Crowly of Granite Falls, Minn., judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on Aug. 4 at the Akkerman Arena. The results are as follows:
To entertain herself, Tye Westbrook asks ridiculous and intricate questions, like, “If you had five dogs — three girls and two boys — what would their names be?” She demonstrates moonwalking and jazz squares while sitting in a booster seat in the back of her mother’s car.
Morgan Erickson was crowned Miss Rodeo Aberdeen and Gabrielle Rebelein was named Junior Miss Rodeo Aberdeen on Aug. 11 at the 13th Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Queen Pageant held in Aberdeen.
Action from Tuesday night at the Dacotah Bank Stampede Rodeo at the Brown County Fair
Over 60 area youngsters took part in the annual Stick Horse Rodeo Tuesday at the Brown County Fair
ST. PAUL — Three different equine diseases have been detected in three separate Minnesota counties as state animal experts stress this is the time of year horses are the most prone to diseases.
There was plenty of action Monday night at the Dacotah Bank Stampede Rodeo
SEATTLE — “You’re a bum,” someone yelled at jockey Gary Wales as he had just finished a day on Aug. 9 at Emerald Downs.
The UMN Equine Extension program will be hosting the 10th Annual Horse Field Day on Aug. 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the Leatherdale Equine Center on the St. Paul Campus. The program will focus on “Wet Weather Woes.”
Weather woes; winter injury, a cool and wet spring, flooded hay fields, and frequent rainfall have tightened already short hay supplies in the Midwest.
RED WING, Minn. — A late-night collision between a car and a horse sent a Lake City woman to the hospital early on Aug. 5.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced on July 29, 2019 that a six-week-old quarter horse was euthanized in Clay County, Minnesota, on July 15, 2019. Post-mortem tests confirmed it was infected with the highly contagious disease Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM). The Minne…
Forty-three riders, 25 volunteers, a dozen horses, 42 golds, 30 silvers, 34 bronzes, eight fourths and four fifths.
(AP) — A North Dakota woman has died after authorities say it appears she was dragged by a horse in western Minnesota.
Joe Rowe of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on July 14, 2019, at the Akkerman Arena. The results are as follows:
The 22nd Annual Stirling Family Memorial Ranch Rodeo (SFMRR) will be held Sept. 14-15 at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre, S.D. This is the first year this event has grown to two days.
The European versus United States Cutting Horse Challenge was held in Denver at the National Western Stock Show Complex in conjunction with the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Finals June 23-30. The 2018 highpoint riders from eight European countries were invited to com…
The 10-year anniversary of the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center will be held on Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. The event will include the unveiling of the third large bronze statue of Clint Johnson in the sculpture garden. Clint Johnson, a four-time world saddle-bronc champion, will be in attendance…
Parasites present a pesky problem for horses and their owners alike. A year-round rotation of dewormers that alternated every other month was once considered enough to keep your horses protected. However, there is an increasing trend of drug resistance among parasites, making them harder to …
PIERRE – Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), a reportable disease of livestock, has been confirmed in horses in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
For the past 20 years, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team has had at least one student athlete finish in the top 12 at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). At the 2019 CNFR, which was held June 9-15 in Casper, Wyoming, SDSU kept its long-standing tradition alive with yet anoth…
Show date: June 30, 2019 – Webster, S.D.
Double Bar J Cowboy Church will be hosting its first Barrel Racing Clinic featuring eleven-time world champion barrel racer Charmayne James. The Clinic will be held in Huron, S.D. at the South Dakota State Fair Grounds at the Beef Complex Sept. 12-15.
The 6th Annual Hub Area 4-H Rodeo will be held July 6 and 7 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. Over 100 4-H contestants from across South Dakota will compete in 10 rodeo events. There is no charge to come enjoy the rodeo and cheer on your favorite contestants.
When a group of students from the Billings Career Center took on a project to build a custom wheelchair-accessible, horse-drawn buggy, they quickly learned it would not go smoothly.
With 4 days of live racing just a month away, the connections at the North Dakota Horse Park are ramping up for the 2019 season. This season’s dates will be: July 19th, 20th, 27th, & 28th.
Independence Day brings out patriotism, family fun and more than 200 million pounds of fireworks, according to the American Pyrotechnics Association.
Be a part of history as the Sioux Tribes band together for the first annual Sioux Nation Challenge Indian Relay Race in Fort Pierre June 29-30. If you’ve never seen Indian relay racing, visualize this: one rider, bareback, three horses, three laps, switching horses each lap. The excitement o…
Josh Tjosaas of Barnsville, Minn., judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on June 2 at the Akkerman Arena. The results are as follows:
The 13th Annual Miss Rodeo Aberdeen Pageant will be held on Aug. 11.
The National Junior High Finals Rodeo will be held this year in Huron, which is convenient if you’re from Waubay, like Tigh Gaikowski.
LOS ANGELES — In an extraordinary move, the California Horse Racing Board asked Santa Anita to cancel the remainder of its season — now six days — in the wake of a resumption of horse fatalities over the last few weeks but management of the track said no.
Editor’s note: Each summer, South Dakota Farmers Union feeds hundreds of rodeo athletes and their families during the South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals in Belle Fourche. Read on to learn more about one of the many families who will compete during the June 11-16 event.
BILLINGS, Mont. — The opportunity was too good to pass up.
Triple Crown season lost steam unusually early this year when none of the top finishers in the Kentucky Derby went on to run in the Preakness.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Tom Lenz, DVM, MS, DACT, was named the recipient of the 2019 Equine Industry Vision Award. Zoetis presented the award to Dr. Lenz, in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP), during the AHP Equine Media Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Zoetis established …
ARCADIA, Calif. — The agenda of the May meeting of the California Horse Racing Board at Santa Anita was generally filled with routine procedural matters, leaving center stage to the heightened, and at times, hyperbolic rhetoric over what should be the future of horse racing in California.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — As the regular rodeo season is wrapped up, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team is sending eight student-athletes to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, Wyo., on June 9-15, 2019. The top three student-athletes in each event, along with the…
A scary trend continues at Santa Anita Park in southern California after another horse died at the race track.
He woke up Sunday morning to find 487 unread text messages on his phone. So he wasn’t dreaming, then. It really happened.
Buy hay the smart way! Many horse owners purchase hay by the bale. However, the more economical way to purchase and compare different hay types is to calculate the price per ton. The Hay Price Calculator app aids hay buyers in calculating price per ton and provides cost comparisons of small …
Question: We are building a new horse facility and would like some guidance on dry lot size. The dry lot will be for our two horses who get along well. We know a dry lot is important, so we want to make sure we do it correctly the first time.
Equine laminitis is a complex disease that manifests as pain and lameness in the feet, often with debilitating consequences. There is limited data that accounts for the multifactorial nature of laminitis. The goal of this study, conducted by a team of researchers from Great Britain and Austr…
The University of Minnesota equine program is highlighting its top 10 research discoveries over the past 10 years!
Baltimore will not see a rematch of the controversial finishing duel at the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security’s owner, Gary West, told NBC he does not plan to run his horse in the May 18 Preakness Stakes.
In a shocking turn of events, the so-called “most exciting two minutes in sports” became among the most memorable 23 minutes in sports history, as the first horse to cross the finish line at the Kentucky Derby was disqualified after video review and Mobridge native William Mott-trained long …
Several North Dakota 4-H teams and individuals brought home awards from state hippology, horse judging, demonstration, public speaking and quiz bowl competitions held recently in Fargo.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A horse was euthanized after being injured in a race at Keeneland on April 19.
Sallis Ranch Large Animal Rescue has provided hope and given life to neglected horses and other large animals for more than eight years. The ranch started in Greenbrier, Ark. and now is based out of Rose Bud and Rabbit Ridge, Ark.
WATERLOO, Iowa — The Pony Express rode through Waterloo and the Cedar Valley to raise money for Camp Sunnyside in Des Moines.