Monday, September 20, 2021

Yearly Archives: 2020

-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...

  Preparing for winter is especially important for horses who typically enjoy pasture grasses and have to now become accustomed to eating hay....

  -By Charles Wilhelm- There are a lot of opinions out there about the snaffle bit. Everyone, from your local trainer to a national...

-by Orv Alveshere-JINGLE BELLS AND WINTER RECREATION INVIGORATIONYouthful ambitions and plans caused a hurrying of most ranch choresTo allow time to ride...

  CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston equestrian program announced the signing of four student-athletes for their 2021 class. The Golden Eagles...

-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,...

  -By Orv Alveshere-   DRAFTING A DRAFT HORSE DRIVERIt was on the 5th, I visited with Dad.He told me of recollections, he had."Yes,...

  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...

  ARVADA, Colo. - One of Colorado Cattlemen's Association's own, Beatty Canyon Ranch was honored with a Region V win for the Environmental Stewardship...

    Lexington, Ky. – Oct. 30, 2020 – The highlight hunter event of the 137th National Horse Show, the $50,000 National Horse Show Hunter...

-By Charles Wilhelm- Horses are prey animals, they are programmed to fight or flee. It is partof the herd instinct. If something startles...

-By Orv Alveshere-   TRICK OR TREAT HOLIDAY WITH HOBGOBLINS Halloween has always been eagerly awaited by gals and guys.  Costumes and masks have been sought,...

American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum - Guest Speakers (Washington, DC; October 5 2020) – Join professionals from all facets of the equine...

Louisville, KY (October 19, 2020) - EquiLottery Games, the leading live sports lottery game developer, announced today that it reached an agreement...

  Today the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the 13th class of inductions into the Montana...

    This year, the Washington International Horse Show Honor & Service Award, sponsored by the EQUUS Foundation, is being presented to Mystery from...

Broomfield, Colo. - A horse residing in Jefferson County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV), marking Colorado's first confirmed equine WNV...

  Ridgefield, CT - Sept. 25, 2020 - In an effort to bring educational opportunities to hard-working equestrians who have been limited in their...

  A part of being a horseman is in knowing when to be firm.We need to set standards and have expectations for our...

By Orv Alveshere         THRESHING CREWS: HUMANS AND HORSESSome threshers might have been to the point of sleepwalkAs teams of horses pulled hayracks...

-By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.-   Your veterinarian just visited and told you in no uncertain terms that your overweight, insulin-resistant horse is going...

-By Orv Alveshere-family's long train ride to coastal town Wilmington *Gramp's heart trouble Gram raised Mom and girlsGramps pulled Mom from ocean...