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Horse Events Calendar

Sept. 23, Edgerton, Minn.: Riverside Acres Fall Jackpot Series, exhibition 12:30 p.m., rain or shine indoor arena, race 1 p.m., 1 pee wee run,...

Faithful fans: Minot man has never missed a year of the...

Minot Y's Men's Rodeo Minot, N.D. – Gordon Dahl has never missed a year of the Y’s Men’s Rodeo in Minot. Even when the blizzard of...

4-H Special Needs Rodeo shares fun and inspires spirit of service

by Lura Roti SDSU Extension Typically, when Mason Moody is in the arena, his focus is on winning. But, during this year's South Dakota 4-H Finals...

Horse Events Calendar

Sept. 21-23, Gillette, Wyo.: Plains Area Corriente Show and Roping, at CAM-PLEX, http://bit.ly/2w98bQp, Tucker Ashley at 605-778-6885 (home) or 605-730-1073 (cell). Sept. 24, DeSmet: South...

Meeting scheduled for reactivation of South Dakota Paint Horse Club

South Dakota Paint Horse Club South Dakota Paint Horse Club will hold a meeting to reactivate the club and its activities and shows. The meeting...

2017 Aberdeen Area Horseman’s Association Year End Awards

Aberdeen Area Horseman's Association Award: Horse - Shown By • High Point Halter Stallion: Red Hot Invitation - Bruce Bebo • High Point Halter Gelding: Cruising On...

Top Sale Horse – $6,000

South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc. Katie Langdeau of Rapid City sold the Top Sale Horse on Aug. 19 at South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc. in...

Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association show results – Aug. 6

Aberdeen Area Horsemen's Association Jim Bahr of Brandon, South Dakota, judged the Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show on August 6, 2017, at the...

Dacotah Stampede Rodeo doesn’t disappoint

By Cuyler Meade [email protected] By Jacque Niles [email protected] Getting up close at the rodeo is, frankly, a little intimidating. The riders — and sometimes the animals — look to...

Miss Rodeo Aberdeen crowned

Staff reports Victoria Hagg was crowned Miss Rodeo Aberdeen and Katelynn Westpha was named Junior Miss Rodeo Aberdeen on August 13, 2017, at the 11th...

SD Timed Event Championship at State Fair

S.D. Department of Agriculture Huron, S.D. – The seventh annual South Dakota Timed Event Championship (SDTEC) sponsored in part by Panhandle Slim, Double D Western,...

AGCO announces Sowing Good Deeds Initiative

AGCO DULUTH, Ga. – AGCO Corporation recently announced the launch of Sowing Good Deeds – an initiative to raise awareness of the efforts of rodeo...

Rodeo lets special needs riders shine

by Erin Andersen Rapid City Journal Fourteen-year-old Mary Francis Witte waited an entire year for Aug. 13 — the day when she would once again...

Geriatric horse care: Dental dare

by Alex Bianco, MS, DVM University of Minnesota While the relationships between humans and their domestic pets are varied and complex, the connection between horse and...

Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘Born to Buck’...

Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center 50 years ago, Casey Tibbs made a documentary to drive more than 300 bucking horses 120 miles from the Lower Brule...

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...
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