Month: April 2014

Bucking Bronc Undergoes Colic Surgery

Some animal rights activists believe rodeo rough stock don’t get treated well. That’s hardly the case with Big Tex, 2010 Bareback Horse of the Year. (more…)

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How to Make Bran Mash

Bran mash is an old horseman’s trick to soothe a tired, sick, or stressed horse. We feed a bran mash after a tough weekend competing, before and after shipping long distances, after foaling, or if dehydration is a worry. (more…)

Cribbing: Home on the Range

Your stall windows are smeared with dusty gobs of foul-smelling goo. Your braider sighs audibly when she gets to the worn spot in Dusty’s mane where she could’ve fit two more braids. Your feed room has at least three unfinished containers of supplements that promise to fatten Dusty up.

Who are you?

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