Navicular Disease

June 8, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Navicular ‘disease’ is a condition that affects the navicular bone, navicular bursa, deep digital flexor tendon and/or the associated ligaments attached to the navicular bone. Navicular disease, navicular syndrome, caudal heel […]

Her Dad’s Son

May 28, 2018 0
Yaleigh Yarbrough By Ddee Haynes The day Yandy and Bobbi Yarbrough were blessed with their first-born daughter Yaleigh, (pronounced Yea Lee) a family friend asked Yandy what in the world was he going to do […]

A Lost Art

May 14, 2018 0
The Side Saddle Sisters of Oklahoma By Laci Jones In a time period where modesty among women was at the utmost importance, riding side saddle was common in the 13th to early 20th century. However, […]

Joint & Physis Infections in Foals

May 2, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM During foaling season, owners may notice that a foal is lame and suspect that the foal just got stepped on by the mare. While this could be the cause of the […]

Umbilical Infections in Foals

April 30, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM The umbilical stump (navel) is the remnant of the umbilical cord. The umbilical cord contains large vessels (umbilical artery and vein), which transport blood between the fetus and the placenta within […]

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 […]
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