The Working Dog

January 4, 2016 0
By Laci Jones A dog is commonly referred to as “man’s best friend,” but is the saying still true for a working dog? Randy Reed, an Oklahoma dog trainer for more than 10 years said […]

January 2016 Profile – Bill Riddle

January 1, 2016 0
By Laci Jones On a small ranch just south of Ringling, Okla., a 71-year-old man wearing starched blue jeans, a blue checkered shirt and a cowboy hat sat in an old, wooden rocking chair on […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Annual Ryegrass

December 31, 2015 0
By Laci Jones Not to be confused with rye, ryegrass is not a cereal plant. Two ryegrass species grow in the United States— perennial ryegrass and annual ryegrass. Both annual and perennial ryegrass produce highly […]

Soaring over the Great Plains

December 30, 2015 0
By Laci Jones A national symbol and an endangered species success symbol, the bald eagle, makes its return to the Oklahoma Great Plains each winter. Ryan VanZant, director of education at the George Miksch Sutton […]

Washita County Courthouse

December 30, 2015 0
By Staci Mauney The Washita County Courthouse, Cordell, Okla., has a colorful history that began long before statehood. Stories abound about the location, with local residents relating details of stolen court records ending in a […]

Minco Honey Festival

December 30, 2015 0
By Amanda Martin If given the opportunity, would you spend a day in the land of milk and honey? The excursion to this fabled destination is more feasible than one might think. Each December, the […]

Hardy Murphy Coliseum

December 30, 2015 0
By Judy Wade Many people consider the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore an equine facility only. It does, indeed, host a myriad of horse-related activities each year including two Market Place horse sales, Southwest Reining […]

Do horses really choke?

December 30, 2015 0
By Molly Bellefeuille, DVM, MS Just like humans horse may choke. Choke is a condition in which the esophagus is blocked, usually by food material. Horses with dental problems that do not grind their food […]

Spring Birthing

December 30, 2015 0
By Barry Whitworth, OCES Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist for Eastern Oklahoma After more than 24 years in private practice, I made a switch to education a little over a year ago. I enjoy […]

The Importance of Equine Vaccinations

December 30, 2015 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM, MS Vaccinating horses is crucial to overall health maintenance and essential to responsible ownership. It is important to protect the horses against diseases they could be exposed to whether they travel […]
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