Breathe Silver, Win Gold

April 17, 2018 0
Oklahoma woman develops and patents nebulizer By Laci Jones Oklahoma native Tonda Collins used her background in the healthcare industry and her knowledge of horses to develop a potentially lifesaving product for horses as well […]

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 […]

March 2018 Profile: Kenneth Hodge

February 28, 2018 0
To Understand Horses By Laci Jones Kenneth Hodge brushes his 21-year-old brown quarter horse named “Huey” in his barn in Elk City, Okla. With passion and a hint of laughter in his voice, he said, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Umbilical Hernia

October 20, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb An umbilical hernia is a defect in the horse’s ventral body wall at the location of the umbilicus. The umbilicus is the equivalent of our belly button. The umbilicus is where the […]

Dale Hirschman: Cowboy, Preacher and Artist

September 18, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes I first meet Dale Hirschman more than 20 years ago. We inherited each other as friends through my husband Mitchell. Hirschman and Mitchell traveled a lot of the same rodeo trails during […]

The Goldseekers

September 15, 2017 0
By Krista Lucas Each summer, Woodward, Okla., draws a crowd from near and far for the annual rodeo and Cudd Quarter Horse production and consignment sale. This year, the sale featured stand out barrel and […]
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