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  BROOKINGS, S.D. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team competed in NCEA matches against South Dakota State University and Delaware State University Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27 at DeHaan Equestrian Center in Brookings,...
    (Strzegom, February 25) 2021 season is getting closer and closer. According to Strzegom’s calendar, it will start in April and will traditionally last until the half of October. What awaits us in the upcoming season?   - The epidemiological...
  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team hosted a pair of home shows Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC). The Golden Eagles competed against the...
  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team will host a pair of home shows at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21. Saturday’s meet will commence at...
    -By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.-   Your horse has an ulcer? “Give him omeprazole.”Your horse is traveling on a long trip? “Give him omeprazole.”Your horse is taking pain medication? “Give him omeprazole.” Sound familiar? Omeprazole, produced by Merial as GastroGard® and...
    By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   “Fecal Liquid” or sometimes referred to as “Fecal Liquid Syndrome” is very difficult to deal with. It is characterized by normal manure, followed by a stream of liquid. It is messy, irritating to...
  MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team fell to University of Tennessee Martin 9-1 Fri., Feb. 15 at the Ned McWherter Agricultural Pavilion in Martin, Tenn. The Golden Eagles had six student-athletes compete. UMN Crookston...
Team USA and EquiLottery Games have entered into an agreement for the development and deployment of Team USA state lottery games based on the results of Olympic Games competition. Team USA Summer Gold and Team USA Winter...

A MOUNTAIN TOP PASTURE HIGHWe often contemplate the life of Ida, a young Norwegian girl,Who immigrated and literally became the ‘mother-of-Pearl’.Early years were spent working in summer mountain pastures way up high.They were called ‘seters’. It was...
  (SPM Wire) National Donor Day, aptly recognized every Valentine’s Day on February 14, is an annual opportunity to share your love and compassion with friends, family and your community. Here are a few ways you can take...

-By Charles Wilhelm-  Foundation training for a young horse is some of the most important training we can give. I feel good about the foundation training program I completed with my horse Jazz. I worked with her two...
-By Orv Alveshere-A Beautiful Horse and Children's DayA bustling 1800’s cowtown had been lovingly restored.Now a summer highlight, they won 2007 Visitor’s Choice Award.Nestled below the high bluffs in the beauty of the rugged Badlands,First populated by...
  The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) has postponed its 2020 Inductee Recognition Ceremony & Western Heritage Gathering, normally held in early February each year, to Saturday, August 14, 2021.   “Due to local...

-By Charles Wilhelm- There has been a lot of recent discussion on Facebook about the use of a round pen.   Several well-known trainers say that round pen work is just chasing a horse around using their flight mode....

-By Orv Alveshere-QUARTER MILE OVER SNOWBANKS; WE’RE OVER THE HILLBehind the barn rising high above, was a 60-foot hill;Estimated to be thirty-five degrees, it gave beginners a thrill.The neighbors came for a competition on a sunny dayOver...
  Preparing for winter is especially important for horses who typically enjoy pasture grasses and have to now become accustomed to eating hay. Join Dr. Getty for guidance on the best ways to keep horses warm, and in...

  -By Charles Wilhelm- There are a lot of opinions out there about the snaffle bit. Everyone, from your local trainer to a national level trainer, has a point of view on the right type of snaffle and how...
-by Orv Alveshere-JINGLE BELLS AND WINTER RECREATION INVIGORATIONYouthful ambitions and plans caused a hurrying of most ranch choresTo allow time to ride ponies or to hitch a sleigh to a horse.Winter and snow offered novel forms of...
  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston equestrian program announced the signing of four student-athletes for their 2021 class. The Golden Eagles signed Keira Boedigheimer (Colorado Springs, Colo./Lewis-Palmer H.S.), Clara Lemarr (Sleepy Eye, Minn./Minnesota Valley Lutheran H.S.),...
-By Orv Alveshere- EASTERN EXPOSURE OF FRIENDLY FLATLANDERSRecently, my car and I hummed down Sheyenne Street for a treat.My destination wasn’t old memories, but that’s what I’d meet.In college days, we’d fill gas there and wave goodbye to...
  -By Orv Alveshere-   DRAFTING A DRAFT HORSE DRIVERIt was on the 5th, I visited with Dad.He told me of recollections, he had."Yes, it was 75 years ago;Right on November 5th, I know, I know.That day, mother had...
  Casie Bazay, writer for The Naturally Healthy Horse, recently interviewed Dr. Juliet Getty on popular and highly-relevant equine nutrition topics, including: CBD Leaky Gut Free Choice Forage Feeding Need for Supplementation Insulin Resistance, Obesity, and Laminitis Enjoy this Q&A session: https://thenaturallyhealthyhorse.com/new-qa-with-equine-nutritionist-dr-juliet-getty/   ______________________ Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is an independent...