As the end of October approaches, pumpkins are abundant. Many will be participating in the fall seasonal spirit and exhibiting their Halloween festive expression by buying pumpkins for decoration, carving and maybe even for a special treat. Have you ever wondered what else you could do with …

Producers consider many factors when it comes to the health of their cattle herd or favorite horse, from gashes in their sides to vaccines for foot rot. Cherryvale Veterinary Clinic veterinarian Paul Cotterill, warned producers about many serious diseases in cattle and use-related injuries i…

Beside a coyote nosing through the brush, some out-of-season frogs thumping away in the pond and a pasture fire burning in the east, the gentle sound of mares lipping through fresh alfalfa is the only noise for miles. Even the wind feels hushed.

Due to the Electronic Logging Device mandate, mass confusion in the agricultural industry has been prevalent — not just in social media, but in daily conversations as well.  There have been a lot of abbreviations and misinformation tossed about.  Joe Q Public has had a hard time separating f…

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For brothers Chris and Shan Wilson, horses have been a lifelong passion — one that has developed into a business and put them in the top tier of Arabian horse trainers.

As a rural Kansas resident, I feel compelled to express my growing concern about the negative effects the Electronic Logging Device Mandate, Commercial Motor Vehicle classifications, and Commercial Driver’s License requirements have on the agriculture and livestock industries. With the exten…

Five first-time winners were chosen as American Quarter Horse Association/Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Horses of the Year, which were announced Oct. 10.

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Smooth in the saddle and confident in chaos, Joplin native Annie Chance is upping the ante of Extreme Cowboy Challenges worldwide. Her recent win at the Cowboy Up Challenge during the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada, was just one more ride toward making history.

Crowder College is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual Crowder College Roughrider Scholarship Rodeo, Roughrider Arena, Aug. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Roughrider Arena is located at 608 Field Ave., Neosho, MO 64850.

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David Carrico’s future is in the past. From his leather shop in Edna, Kansas, he reaches back to the days of cavalry charges and trail drives, breathing new life into the Old West motion pictures.

It is tempting to turn horses out into spring pastures at the first sight of green grass, especially after a long winter. However, spring grazing should be introduced slowly and delayed until grasses reach 6 to 8 inches in height to optimize both the health of the horse and pasture.

Four alleged arsonists have been arrested in connection with a fire set on the Hughes Ranch in Osage County, Oklahoma. The area of the ranch when this happened is where over 1,000 wild horses, part of the wild horse rescue program, are pastured.

The 2015 Midwest Ranch Horse Association Finals is in the books! MRHA held its seventh annual Finals on Oct. 18 at the Kansas Pavilions in Park City, where 32 competitors advanced from the semi-finals to compete for the year-end honors.

Cowboys and cowgirls from Lonesome Pine Ranch in Chase County won three of five individual events to capture first place at the Kansas Championship Ranch Rodeo at Medicine Lodge.

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Horse enthusiasts enjoyed beautiful spring weather at the area’s largest equine trade show last weekend in Springfield, Missouri. This year’s HorseFest also featured clinicians and fast-paced action for show visitors.

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When Mike Stine talks about a horse being “good-headed,” he’s talking about what’s in it, not how it looks.

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