Rhodococcus Infections in the Foal

March 21, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Rhodococcus pneumonia is one of the most common causes of pneumonia in foals one to four months of age. Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) is the bacterial that causes an infection in […]

RFDTV The American

March 12, 2018 0
By Phillip Kitts Well, the 2018 rodeo season has reached the next phase, and with this next phase there will not be much influence on the world standings, but there are big changes in competitors’ […]

The Roping Kindergarten Teacher

March 9, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes If you were to peek inside the kindergarten classroom of Miss Cassie Vaughn, you would see a petite young woman with piercing blue eyes, a quick easy smile and a calmness beyond […]

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 […]
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