The Emotional Life of a Horse

August 30, 2015 0
By Martin Aldridge Five year-old Freya is none too pleased with – well – everything. Her head is high and she turns it away whenever someone tries to get her attention. She’s tense and the whites of her eyes keep flashing […]

A New Era

August 28, 2015 0
By Krista Lucas There is a new association coming to the world of rodeo, bringing exciting new opportunities to cowboys and cowgirls. It is called Elite Rodeo Athletes. This new format will bring professional rodeo to a new level. Much like […]

Expert: Managing pastures doesn’t_only mean growing grass

August 28, 2015 0
By: Kay Ledbetter Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tim Steffens, 806-651-2781, tsteffens@wtamu.edu AMARILLO – What a pasture should look like – whether a waving sea of grass or one with diverse vegetation – depends […]

Balloon Spectacular Sets New Event Date October 30 – November 1

August 27, 2015 0
Balloon Spectacular Sets New Event Date October 30 – November 1 For Immediate Release                                 Contact:               Kristi Rigsby                                 Event Director                                 940-612-8607                                 Kristi.rigsby@ntmconline.net   GAINESVILLE — The last weekend in October this year will […]

Vesicular Stomatitis

August 26, 2015 0
Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) With confirmed cases of Vesicular Stomatitis this year in Texas, all horses owners need to be aware and educate themselves on the disease. Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease that primarily affects horses and cattle. VS […]

Ranching Down Under

August 24, 2015 0
Hello North Texas! Welcome to Ranching Down Under. I was so excited when I was approached by NTFR to write a monthly column about life inrRural Australia. I grew up in the town of Narrabri with a population of 7,500. Narrabri […]

Livestock skin diseases

August 22, 2015 0
By Jessica Crabtree and Dr. Jered Harlan, DVM One of the most common skin diseases in cattle is ringworm. A fungal disease, ringworm often appears on calves and yearlings during winter, but normally vanishes by spring. The fungal skin disease is […]

Fall has arrived

August 20, 2015 0
By Rayford Pullen It is almost impossible to believe that fall is here. If you are like me, when the kids go back to school, fall has arrived and it is a welcome relief knowing we will have a break […]
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