Obama Pushes Congress On Immigration

Jan. 29, 2013 – According to Reuters, “President Barack Obama pushed Congress on Tuesday (Jan. 29) to overhaul the U.S. immigration system but disagreement with Republicans over securing the border with Mexico has already begun to sour bipartisan efforts. Under the Obama proposal, undocumented workers would be required to register, undergo national security and criminal background […]

State Senator Cited For Violating Horse Protection Act

Jan. 1, 2013 – According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, “A high-profile walking horse proponent and padded horse rider, Kentucky state Sen. Robin Webb, D-Grayson, has suffered an equine black eye. At the North Carolina Walking Horse Association championships in October, Webb was cited for violations involving two horses.” Read the article
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2012 Top American Stock Horse Association Mustang Announced

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Maverick
The American Stock Horse Association and the Mustang Heritage Foundation are proud to announce “Maverick” as the 2012 Top American Stock Horse Association Mustang. Maverick is owned by Tony Riley of Denton, Texas, trained and shown by Teryn Muench of Marietta, Okla.

Resolution Time! Weight Loss Plans For Obese Horses

Jan. 2, 2013 – In an article published on The Horse and Bloodhorse websites, “Equine obesity is an increasingly common problem, leading many owners to seek safe weight loss solutions for their horse.” See what the researchers have found

“Cliff” Deal Raises Estate Tax

Jan. 2, 2013 – According to Drovers CattleNetwork, “The U.S. House of Representatives approved a Senate bill on Tuesday night to avert $600 billion in automatic tax increases and spending cuts known as the “fiscal cliff.” Here are details:” See the details

Happy Cows: Texas Ranch Adds Beer To Its Cattle Feed

Jan. 1, 2013 – According to Drovers CattleNetwork, “A cattle ranch outside Houston, Texas says its pairing of an award-winning beer with its hay supply makes Kobe-style beef produced at the farm more flavorful.” Read the article

Latest Drought Monitor Map

Although it’s getting better, extreme drought conditions persist in the middle section of the United States. Almost all of Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska are still in the worst stages. See the drought monitor map