Equine Vision: Part 3

February 22, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU), also known as Moon Blindness, is a chronic, painful, inflammatory disease of the horse’s eye. The term Moon Blindness was first coined during the 1600s when this disease […]

When the Dust Cleared

February 6, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes I am tired. As always, I had to stay up, or at least I gave it the old college try to watch 10 nights of the National Finals Rodeo, the world’s richest […]

The Painted Ponies

January 25, 2017 0
By Krista Lucas Every horse is unique in its own special way. There are almost 400 breeds to choose from, and depending on the breed, colors and personalities can greatly vary, too. Horses with distinct […]

Behind the Mic

January 13, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes As the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Queen sits quietly in the arena holding the American flag, all heads are bowed as the announcer, Monty Stueve, prays. He prays for the safety of […]

Equine Vision: Part 2

January 2, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb The cornea is a thin, transparent but extremely strong tissue. It supplies most the light refraction of the eye. Light refraction helps focus the light onto the optic nerve, which in turn […]

Heartland Mini Bareback Championships

December 28, 2016 0
By Judy Wade The first annual Heartland Mini Bareback Championships was held in Minco, Okla., on Nov. 19-20. “We have tried to match kids’ ages with appropriate sized horses, said Cody Ward, event coordinator. “It […]

Equine Vision: Part 1

December 21, 2016 0
By Lauren Lamb The more we understand the differences between human and equine vision, the better we can understand and predict a horse’s overreaction to a minor stimulus from the environment. Part of the reason […]

Horses of the World

December 12, 2016 0
By Krista Lucas The equine animal can be found in all shapes and sizes. Depending on the particular job a horse is used for, one may need to be strong and sturdy or lean and […]

They call her ‘Coach’

December 1, 2016 0
By Ddee Haynes If I were asked to use only five words to describe the head rodeo coach at Frank Phillips College, the first five words that immediately come to my mind are faithful, dedicated, […]

Colic in the horse: Part 2

November 23, 2016 0
By Lauren Lamb Last month we talked about the clinical signs of colic and what to do when you notice signs of colic. This month we will discuss how to prevent colic. Some common causes […]
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