NRHA- Celebrating 50 years

June 3, 2016 0
By Laci Jones The small slow circles, large fast circles, exciting sliding stops and 360 degree spins in one spot show off the athletic ability of a reining horse. Reining is defined as “a judged […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Threeawns

June 1, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Several threeawn species grow in Oklahoma and are commonly known as tickle grass or wiregrass. Threeawns are native, warm-season, annual or perennial grasses. Mature height is about 6 to 20 inches […]

Monument Hill

May 30, 2016 0
By Judy Wade Northeast of the small community of Addington, Oklahoma is Monument Hill. Rising above it is a towering obelisk—a tribute to the Chisholm Trail and those who traveled it. Monument Hill is the […]

Blister Beetle Toxicity in Horses

May 27, 2016 0
By Marty New Blister beetles are insects terrifying to horse owners everywhere. Blister beetle poisoning results from ingestion of cantharidin, a toxic chemical carried by numerous species of blister beetles. Over 200 species of blister […]

June 2016 Profile – Doug Davis

May 25, 2016 0
Living Historian By Laci Jones If you do not teach history correctly, you rewrite history. This is a firm belief of Doug Davis, owner of Shooting Star Saddlery in Hitchcock, Okla. Davis keeps history alive […]

A Father’s Legacy

May 18, 2016 0
By Laci Jones The pleasing aroma fills the air, the light purple flowers are in bloom and all the stress of the world floats away. “When you come out here, it’s got a really neat […]

Oklahoma State Park: Robbers Cave State Park

May 16, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Located in the woodlands of Sans Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma, Robbers Cave State Park is filled with history and beauty. “Robbers Cave State Park is a really unique park for Oklahoma,” […]

Cinco de Mayo Festival

May 13, 2016 0
By Staci Mauney Each May, families from across western Oklahoma gather at the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Clinton, Okla., to celebrate their ethnic heritage and enjoy authentic Mexican food and play games. The festival, […]

Horn Fly Control for Cattle Operations

May 11, 2016 0
By Marty New Horn flies are common fly species associated with livestock. They are the most abundant biting flies present during the spring and summer months on cattle in Oklahoma. Horn flies are a small […]

The Next Generation: Part Two

May 9, 2016 0
By Judy Wade Get up before dawn, gather a pasture of cattle to ship, go to school, come home, check some wheat pasture calves, go to the practice pen and, if it’s not a school […]
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