During this time of year our horses are very dependent on their supply of hay to get them through the winter. It’s a nice, satisfying feeling when the hayloft is full, knowing our horses will have plenty to eat in the cold months, as hay represents the bulk of their diets in winter. [Read more…]
by Jennifer L Carcaci-Trumble
Martina Coppola is the daughter of Pasquale and Jean Marie Coppola, owners of County Line Stables in Amsterdam, NY. Martina has many wins under her belt since she started riding at the age of 2. At 3 Martina won her first Blue Ribbon in a lead line competition. For the 2017 show season, Martina earned Reserve Champion National Dressage Pony Club. [Read more…]
by Marilyn Munzert
Although experts recommend hiring a buyer’s agent to help locate and evaluate sale horses, most people purchase animals without help. To locate prospects, people typically scan bulletin boards at local tack shops, read classified ads, and call stables or breeding farms. High-tech shoppers might surf the Internet, where many ads are accompanied by descriptions, photos, and pedigree. [Read more…]
People who follow horse racing know the name Karen Rogers. She was one of the top female jockeys in the East, riding for the big stables and winning important races at the Meadowlands and Belmont Park. [Read more…]
by George Looby, DVM
Horse owners are bedeviled by many ills, such as founder or laminitis. This condition has been recognized by owners and veterinarians for many years and attempts to successfully treat it have too often been met with disappointing results. [Read more…]
NYS Equine Judges Conference; SUNY Morrisville 80 Eaton St. Morrisville, NY; Registration due by March 21; Contact Jennifer Moshier 740.604.0195 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Robin Bartholomew 315.209.9187 or email@example.com.
2018 Northeast Buckle Series; Dakota Run Stables 137 Goldfoot Rd., Charlton, NY; 3D Barrel Race – Open to anyone; Arena open at 9 a.m.; Warm ups at 11 a.m.; Run at 12 p.m. Follow us on Facebook [Read more…]
by Sally Colby
When employees are interviewed and hired, they want to know about pay and other compensation. Lisa Holden, Penn State Extension, says employers need to explain to employees that cash wages and total compensation are two different things. [Read more…]
by Mark Munzert
That somewhat ancient cowhand stood there o’er a pile of rocks, his wispy white hair stirred by the breeze.
Hat in hand, slumped and stooped, he didn’t know I was near as he arduously dropped to his knees.
Memories reeled in his head, his heart rapidly thumped in his chest. [Read more…]