Changed Plans

February 20, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes When I sat down to write this story, the bible verse Jeremiah 29:11 kept popping into my head: “For I know the plans I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to […]

Preparing your Mare for Breeding Season

February 19, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM With breeding season upon us, it is time to start preparing your brood mare for the breeding season. Your brood mare may seem perfectly healthy, but having a breed soundness exam […]

Las Vegas Turns Cowboy

February 1, 2018 0
By Phillip Kitts As the aching heads of rodeo fans, the stiff joints and muscles of rodeo competitors and the weary bodies of contract personnel have made their way home from a long two-week run […]

Rising Stars Roping

January 19, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes While most families were either preparing and/or traveling to a destination for a Thanksgiving feast with their loved ones, more than 800 rodeo families were gearing up for one of the largest […]

Laparoscopic Surgery in the Horse

January 5, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Laparoscopic surgery is a form of minimally invasive surgery that can be performed on a horse. Minimally invasive surgery is performed through small skin incisions (1/2 to 3/4 of an inch). […]

Laminitis: Part 2

December 15, 2017 0
Treatment and Prevention By Lauren Lamb As mentioned last month’s OKFR article, the key to having a successful outcome in a horse with acute laminitis is rapid diagnosis and aggressive therapy. As soon as you […]

That Girl was a Cowboy

December 8, 2017 0
Mary Lou Barnard By Ddee Haynes Sitting between two of my long-time dear friends in the Leedey, Okla., gymnasium, we chatted quietly as the auditorium filled to capacity. As I watched the people file in […]

The Rocking P Ranch Welcomes Metallic Cat

November 20, 2017 0
By Corsi Martin Perhaps one of the most pivotal transactions in equine discipline history has recently taken place in north Texas. Metallic Cat, 2016 NCHA Sire of the Year, lifetime earner of approximately $637,700, and […]

Growing Pains

November 13, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to search the word “grow” online, you will find the following definitions: To increase in size or amount, to become better or improved in some way and to become […]

Laminitis: Part 1

November 3, 2017 0
Causes, clinical signs and how to diagnosis a horse with laminitis By Lauren Lamb Laminitis is a common disease seen in horses of all ages. It is a severe, debilitating and painful disease that affects […]
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