Saturday, July 24, 2021
Memories of harvesting grain with a horse drawn implement.
Traverse City, Mich. – July 15, 2021 – The Wrenwood Farms Green Conformation Hunter Division came to a close during World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) of the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival (GLEF) Week 2, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors....
  The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to welcome Rapidash, owned and ridden by Serena Marron, as an EQUUS Foundation Equine Ambassador. Rapidash joins Cacan, the first mount of Serena Marron's to become an Equine Ambassador. Serena Marron and Rapidash after...
    Devon, Pa. - July 12, 2021 - The 2021 Brandywine Horse Shows, sponsored by Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund and presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services, concluded Sunday, July 11, wrapping up two weeks of top hunter...
-By Orv Alveshere-INTENTLY WATCHING A TALENTED PROFESSIONALWe’d unhitched horses.  A car drove into our yard at noon.The driver asked us “If our piano was out of tune?There’s a piano tuner in my car.  He tunes with his...

We hope you will join us in McLeod ND for the 2021 ride. Cowboy Up Ride Against Cancer is August 20 and 21, 2021. There will be a ride both Friday and Saturday. The Extreme Race will be...
The Carter-Fitzpatrick Amendment to the INVEST in America Act bans the transport of equines for the purpose of slaughter WASHINGTON  – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Carter-Fitzpatrick Amendment to the INVEST in America Act, which...
-By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.- Allergies are a common complaint, especially during the warmer months. The typical treatment involves antihistamines or steroids. And these drugs often give good results. In fact, I would likely do the same for...
-By Charles Wilhelm- We’ve been talking about the part that personality plays in the training of a horse. We know about the herd instinct and the fight or flight mechanism, but the personality of the horse is also an...
In 2017, the American Horse Council evaluated the economic impact of the horse industry in the United States. They further looked at the economic impact in individual states including Minnesota, which was made possible through support from...
    The German team was the best in the second leg of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup in Strzegom. Second place went to the home squad and third to Belgium.   The German riders took the lead in the showjumping,...
Personality and How It Can Effect the Training of Your Horse - Part I -By Charles Wilhelm- We often hear about the herd instinct and the role it plays in leadership and the development of a relationship with a horse. What...
-by Orv Alveshere- WATCHING REAL LIFE, NOT MOVIESDad trained, drove and rode horses, and like movie stars, rode tall in the saddle.He told of long rides and cattle drives, with a cow pony to straddle.One cattle drive to...
    Lexington, KY - May 24, 2021 - Following a thrilling two weeks of competition during the 2021 Kentucky Spring Series, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is excited to share the official prize list for the 2021 Kentucky Summer Horse Show and...
  MCDONALD, Tenn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team wrapped up the 2020-21 season May 13-14 at the YEDA Collegiate Celebration at Tri-State Expo Center in McDonald, Tenn. On day one of the two-day competition, Jordyn Newberg...
  St. Paul, Minn. - Twelve additional white-tailed deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the infected Beltrami County farmed deer herd, five adult does and seven fawns. The Board of Animal Health (Board) first reported this CWD...

-By Orv Alveshere-    FASTER HORSES AT THE AKN BREAK ACRESWhy were the country kids always racing their horsesIn ditches or over cow-trail or Badger-hole courses?You may ask why: truthfully, it was for success and they raced for...
  One of the biggest leaps in reproduction efficiency comes with ridding yourself of doing things the way they have always been done. As most goat breeds are not limited to a breeding season, adopting new practices are of...
  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston hunt seat equestrian team concluded the 2021 season at the Collegiate Equitation Celebration Sunday, May 9 at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in St. Mary’s, Ind. The Golden Eagles finished third...
"Spring Forward Minnesota" from GiveMN.org  runs though May 11th! Please consider making a donation to help us reach our goal and be eligible for even more cash prizes from GiveMN.org. Every donation helps--no matter how small. Donate...
  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota equestrian team will be competing at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in St. Mary’s Indiana for the Collegiate Equitation Celebration on May 9. For the team competition, UMN Crookston will have six riders competing....

-By Charles Wilhelm- We have been talking about working with a young horse, foundation training, groundwork, saddling and getting your horse used to the basic equipment (bridle, bit, blanket, saddle). Now it is time to take that first...