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The Broodmare’s Last Trimester

By Justin High, DVM

The New Year brings new expectations for what will be produced from last year's breeding season. After coasting through the last few months of your mare's pregnancy with no problems, we are all struck with the fact of how quickly foaling season is upon us.

Beef Values Climb To Record Price Levels

In the first week of 2014, all classes of beef cattle and beef values climbed to record price levels. According to USDA Market News Reporter Corbitt Wall, compared to the last good test of feeder cattle the week of December 20, feeder cattle and calves sold 3.00-10.00 higher, with instances as much as 20.00 higher. […]

The 35th Annual Augusta Futurity

It all adds up! One night of championship bull riding! Seven days of the best cutting action east of the Mississippi! Eight days to buy the best Western wear, riding equipment and other fancy do-dads! The 35th Augusta Futurity: it all adds up with events for all ages and in the end Augusta wins!

Slave to the Habit

By Anna Mitchell

Change is an inevitable phenomenon that you cannot control. But you can often control the direction of the change by the decisions that you make. Life is about choices, but "habits" often rob us of these choices by becoming an involuntary response rather than a conscious decision.


Owner And Breeder Buck Daniel Leaves Legacy

buckdanielBuck Daniel with AQHA World Champions Spend Cash and Garden Valley SpiritShortly after experiencing his greatest success in a long and distinguished career as a Quarter Horse owner and breeder, longtime rancher Oscar Lewis “Buck” Daniel passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at age 68, following lingering health issues.

Daniel leaves behind many great memories, and many outstanding horses, his resident horse trainer Jason Hanchey said, adding, “I’ve never heard anyone say anything bad about him, and I’ve been around him a long time.”

Leading PRCA Cowboys Announce Plans To Defect

Top competitors in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) recently announced their intentions to break off from the organization to create one where the sport’s most prominent athletes will have more representation. Among those who have joined in the movement are Trevor Brazile, K.C. Jones and Charly Crawford. The Las Vegas Review Journal has the […]


By Anna Mitchell

Motivation is the drive that gets us where we want to go. It helps push us through the rough patches when we would rather give up on our quest to achieve our goals, but it can be rather elusive and may escape us when we need it most.