Team ropers honored on Abilene rodeo buckle

04.17.14

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Roped into commemoration: Team ropers honored on Abilene rodeo buckle
 ABILENE, Kan. – Team ropers Karl Langvardt and Steve Zumbrunn have been chosen to be on the 2014 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo commemorative buckle.

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Langvardt, Alta Vista, Kan., and Zumbrunn, Chapman, Kan., were neighbors in eastern Dickinson County when Lanvardt was young, and began roping together about [...]


Picky horses like grasses and legumes

04.08.14

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Picky horses like grasses and legumes
By Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Horses are popular throughout our area. Since horses tend to eat a lot, maybe a new horse pasture is in your future. Here are some planting suggestions.
Horses graze differently than other livestock. They heavily graze specific spots, and they are more picky about what they [...]


How a million $ thoroughbred might change barrel racing…

03.10.14

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How a million dollar thoroughbred might change the barrel racing landscape as we know it
Racehorses that sold for a cool million as mere babies don’t often end up on working cattle ranches in Western South Dakota. Destined for greatness, their typical career track takes them to America’s premier racetracks and then, hopefully to cushy life [...]


Horsin Around 2014 – February 8th & 9th, 2014

01.08.14

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Horsin Around 2014 – February 8th & 9th, 2014 featuring Tommy Sheets of New Albany, Indiana
From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
In its 22nd year, UNL’s Horsin Around continues to treat the Midwest horse industry with some of the country’s elite trainers that are rarely available in the area. The 2014 edition of Horsin Around will be [...]


Saddle Seat World Cup Team Chosen after Selection Trials

12.11.13

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Saddle Seat World Cup Team Chosen after Selection Trials at William Woods University
Release by the USEF Communications Department
Fulton, Mo. – After impressive showings at the Saddle Seat World Cup Team Trials, 12 riders were chosen to represent the United States at the 2014 Saddle Seat World Cup. Thirty-two aspiring athletes, twenty in three gaited competition [...]