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Educational And Entertaining Winter Equine Meeting At Garnett Thursday

There’ll be cowboy music and poetry, all kinds of sound horse advice and a delicious cowboy supper to enjoy too.

 “Everybody interested in horses is invited to the Winter Equine Meeting Thursday evening, January 9th, at Garnett,” welcomed Ernie Rodina.

Coordinated by Rodina of Better Horses Radio and hosted by Roger Brummel of Brummel Farm Service, it’s a complimentary program.


Roger Brummel of Brummel Farm Service will cook supper as host for the Winter Equine Meeting at Garnett January 9th.

More than a dozen equine related businesses have joined together in sponsorship of what’s promised as an educational, entertaining session.

“We’ll kick off the evening there at the Anderson County Fairgrounds with a hamburger fry at 5:30,” informed host Brummel. “I’m doing the cooking so everybody needs to make advance reservations to assure there’ll be plenty to go around.”

Rodina excitedly interrupted, “Just booked him. Del Shields, cowboy singer and poet, will be entertaining us during the hamburger fry. He is just great.”

The “Horse Guy” prominently recognized throughout the country, Ernie Rodina of Better Horses Radio emcees the Garnett program January 9.

 Dr. Fred Gardner, well known equine veterinarian at the Countryside Vet Clinic, is the leadoff educational highlight speaker at 6:30.

He’ll have two presentations first extending the life of the old broke horse and then development of the young horse.

“Dr. Gardner has a lifetime of horse experiences he’ll relate in his always enjoyable presentations,” Rodina declared.

Love of everything horses will shine through when Dr. Fred Gardner speaks at the Garnett Winter Equine Meeting January 9th.

Sarah Leonard, Purina animal nutritionist, will also have a two-part presentation. She’ll discuss selection of the right horse feed and new horse feed research.

“Sarah’s information is based on her longtime work in livestock nutrition as well as personal horse ownership experiences,” Rodina said.

Personal experiences horseback and feeding her own for maximum performance will be shared by Sarah Leonhard at the equine meeting.

Rested from cooking the horse enthusiasts’ supper, Brummel comes forward to review services his business offers specifically for horse owners.

Closing out the evening, Rodina guarantees he’s “Your Voice” for better horses in all of his diverse media endeavors.

“That’s radio, television, newspaper, website, public appearances and well beyond whatever we can do to help,” Rodina promised.

Always a bit difficult to calm his excitement, Rodina expounded, “Now just so you know, Del Shields is a true cowboy. He’s a western music recording artist, cowboy poet, and co-host of Best of America by Horseback on RFD-TV. Del has traveled from coast to coast, entertaining audiences across this great country.

Del Shields, cowboy singer and poet, will entertain during super at the Winter Equine Meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 9, at Garnett.

“You don’t want to miss this exciting, fun and truly most informative horse evening at Garnett,” Rodina just kept persisting.

Supper reservations are required before noon, January 9th, to the host at his Brummel Farm Service by calling 785-448-3161.

Frank J. Buchman
Published on 06-01-2020