As much as I’m sure we would love to, most horse owners can’t keep their horses on their own property. It takes a lot of space, time, money, and commitment, which is why we generally find ourselves at boarding facilities. Since you’re trusting your horse with other people and spending good money in the process, it’s important to find a place where your horse is well cared for and you and your horse feel comfortable. Here are some tips on choosing a good facility:
- Always, always, always visit the facility before committing to boarding there! Pictures only give you so
Horse trainer Scott Daily, Arkansas City, moves a six-year-old bay gelding both directions in his first ride during a horsemanship presentation at the Topeka Farm Show.
“It is possible to teach an independent middle aged horse of leisure a new life for a useful profession.”
That was proven in the first of a handful of horsemanship presentations by Scott Daily at the Topeka Farm Show.
Some young horses that have never been handled or hardly seen anybody respond with flight and fright. “They are afraid of anybody and everything and try to get away,” according to Daily, horse trainer from Arkansas City.
Top cowboys and cowgirls are headed to Topeka for the championship finals of the United Rodeo Association (URA) November 1-2-3. Contestants posed for a group picture last year before competitions featuring traditional rodeo action plus unique URA events.
The best of the best will be crowned as climax to rodeo action this weekend in Topeka.
It’s the United Rodeo Association (URA) Finals Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 1-2-3, in Domer Arena at the Stormont Vail Events Center.
According to Muff McGee, longtime URA secretary, the championship rodeo features the top 15 contestants in each of nine events.
“URA is a non-profit organization established in