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Thursday, October 19, 2017

HORSE INSURANCE 101

Courtesy of SmartPak.com

Let’s face it, insurance falls way to the bottom of the list of topics any horse owner wants to talk about. Discussing worst-case scenarios doesn’t exactly make for enjoyable barn aisle or ringside small talk.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HORSE STALL DESIGN

The stall is the basic functional unit of a horse stable or shelter by providing a suitable environment for the horse and handler.
No matter what your management style or needs, the basics of a safe horse stall are the same. Many options that effect function and cost are available for horse stall features. 

Friday, September 29, 2017

WRAPPING UP THE 2017 FORD YOUTH WORLD

Courtesy of AQHA

More than 770 AQHYA members from across the globe competed at this year’s Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show for the chance to take home a coveted gold globe.

That’s a wrap on the 2017 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show! AQHYA exhibitors from the United States, Canada, Costa Rica and Luxembourg competed for 35 world championship titles and 33 Adequan® Level 2 championships August 4-12 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

TRAILERING SAFETY TIPS

Courtesy of America’s Horse Daily

Horse trailering tips to get your horse through the next haul safely.

If your horse is a first-time hauler, and he’s a young horse, give him enough slack in the rope that his butt hits the back of the trailer when he pulls back, so he doesn’t pull back and get scared.

Monday, September 25, 2017

THE NATURAL WONDERS OF TEXAS

Courtesy of Travel Texas

Did you know that Texas has 90 mountains reaching altitudes of a mile or more, or that approximately ten percent of Texas is covered in forest, including four national and five state forests? Although famous for vast cattle ranches and oil booms, Texas’ natural wonders inspire travelers when they visit the state. Hiking scenic canyons and dense forests, exploring mysterious caverns or relaxing on undisturbed beaches are just some of the natural wonders to be enjoyed.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

LIVESTOCK HEALTH FOLLOWING FLOODING

Michael Fisher, County Extension Director, Pueblo County
Following a flood event there are a lot of things that livestock owners may have to contend with. A lot of these problems are ones that livestock producers will readily think about. What fences are left? 

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