• Farm & Ranch

    Horse Trainer Mike Major

    Horse trainer Mike Major cannot remember a time he was not horseback. At the tender age of seven, he broke his first colt and quickly fell in love with the challenge training presented. With a [...]
  • Outdoor

    Parting Shot: We were guarded…

    By Jelly Cocanougher We were fighting the urge to not escape into the woods that were surrounding us. I assessed how easy it would be to morph into foliage, how easy would it be to [...]
  • Outdoor

    The Garden Guy

    By Norman Winter | Horticulturist, Author, Speaker Aqua blue pots in the landscape and staggered on the side of a hill were not my idea, but that of my bride, the person who pops up [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

    By Rayford Pullen | rcpullen@yahoo.com I was really worried we would miss spring this year because we missed the rain in February, March, and the biggest part of April, but low and behold, it arrived. [...]
  • HOME

    Saint Jo Agricultural Scholarship

    The Saint Jo Riding Club is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Agricultural Scholarship.  After receiving applications from numerous deserving graduates, the club decided to increase the amount to be awarded from $3,000 [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Hey Y’all, Hay

    By Martha Crump | marthacrump@comcell.net Once upon a time, local kids utilized hay hauling as an “off-season” type of conditioning program. There would be crews of young hay haulers that would work as a way [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    When a City Girl Goes Country

    By Annette Bridges Have you been married forever and feel like you have run out of ideas for new things to do together or even something new to discuss that you have not already talked [...]
  • Equine

    BBR World Finals 2022

    By Krista Lucas Wynn The last weekend of April was extremely busy for the horse industry, with events all across the country. The National Reining Breeders Classic was held in Katy, Texas, the Midwest Horse [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    I’m Back in the Barrell

    By Judy Wade A certain rodeo saying may sound like a strange answer to, “What are you doing now?” until you realize the answer is from Brandon Dunn, rodeo barrel man. “Back in the barrel” [...]
  • Equine

    Challenges of Financing Rodeo Life

    It is probably highly unlikely it crosses many fans’ minds about how much financial investment it takes to accept the challenge of rodeo life. The massive financial burden does not just involve the timed event [...]
  • HOME

    Jesses Jewelz

    By Jesse Kader You can take pretty much any outfit and make it western with your accessories. This fun little pink dress is simple, soft and basic for any occasion. You can take it up [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Ranch, Rodeo and Randomness

    By Pepper Stewart “What are you watching on Netflix?” is something I often ask viewers to discuss on the talk show. This time we jumped over to Amazon TV to check out a new series [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    On the Road with Dave Alexander

    Howdy Texas Lovers! Well friends, it’s that time of year for the biggest and best Western swing festival in the country. The Legends of Western Swing Music Festival will be in Fort Worth, Texas this [...]

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