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A Rodeo Legacy

A Rodeo Legacy

Eckroth Family (left to right) Travis & Jill holding Tate & their daughters (front) Brenna & Kinley, Tootie & Wayne (center) the Gerhardts Amanda & Sheldon holding Daysha [Photo: submitted]The North Dakota Rodeo Association...

Generations & Family Make Great Horses

Generations & Family Make Great Horses

Sperry Family (left to right) Robert, Tamra, Kanon, Kolby and Marcia [Photo: submitted]“I’m going to live where there is nobody between me and the sunset,” once said Marcia Sperry of Sperry Quarter Horses in Trotters, N.D. Nestled in the western...

The Importance of Brand Inspections

The Importance of Brand Inspections

Unique Horse Brands [Photo: submitted]“A lot of the people I work with are friendly and courteous and are unaware of the importance and the laws behind brand inspecting. The part of this job I like is getting to explain the process and help someone...

Don’t Let Winter Leave You with a Frosty Face

Don’t Let Winter Leave You with a Frosty Face

Desirae Earl Answers Your Skin Care Questions [Photo: submitted]Ol’ Man Winter has made his annual debut. The white crystal presence across our state doesn’t mean we have to age like the season’s namesake. According to Desirae Earl of Desirae’s...

Balance Your Feed Program

Balance Your Feed Program

Feed for Thought [Photo: submitted]Coming into a northern winter, horse owners have high anticipation when it comes to feeding and nurturing their animals the best way possible. Steven Hepper, Grain Merchandiser, Bismarck, of Hubbard Feed-Ridley...

Healthy Hooves, Happy Horses

Healthy Hooves, Happy Horses

Kalenze teaching the next generation how to pull horseshoes. [Photo: submitted]One of the most important points that veteran horse shoer Casey Kalenze said to help horse owners is to keep horses on a regular shoeing and trimming schedule. "A...

20 Years Strong: Dakota 50/50 Sale, Futurity, and Maturity 

20 Years Strong: Dakota 50/50 Sale, Futurity, and Maturity 

Harley Larson working a cow [Photo: Brose Photography]The Dakota 50/50 Annual sale, futurity/maturity show and open barrel race event took place this past October 14-16 at the North Dakota Winter Show building in Valley City, North Dakota. Members...

Going Slow to Go Fast: A Ride with Jacob Anderson

Going Slow to Go Fast: A Ride with Jacob Anderson

Anderson on Clyde [Photo: submitted]‘Going slow to go fast’ is a phrase that is all too underrated when training a horse in every step of the process. A small day of riding with Jacob Anderson solidified, ‘going slow to go fast’ once again while...