Ducks and Geese on the Ranch

Hi I’m Mike, on the ranch we have cows, and calves of course. Chickens and horses, lots of barn cats and even a few pigs. But a couple of critters that roam the grounds may just surprise you, cause just like everything around here, they have a job to do Continue Reading

Extreme Cold on the Ranch

hi I’m Mike our first real winter storm is on the way and we’re expecting temperatures down into the low teens over the next few days and anywhere from a couple inches of snow to a foot so really we aren’t quite ready for it and today we’re going to Continue Reading

Winter Begins on the Ranch

Hi, I’m Mike and this week we woke up to find winter upon us, snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. As mother nature descends upon us with her inconsistent and two-faced personality, it’s time to get the ranch ready for winter. That means getting vehicles and tractors put away, Continue Reading

4H Horses | Iowa State Fair 2013

>>The Iowa State Fair means a lot, it’s a lot work to be here.>>I just want to go out there and work hard. It’s a lot of fun. >>There’s a lot of ponies here, there’s some good competition. I’m ready, I’m excited.>>A lot of long days come down to this. Continue Reading

The Basics of Horse Conformation – Purdue YDAE

Conformation is a general term that includes mostly structure and balance, how all the parts of the horse fit together and make one whole. The overall health of the horse is affected by conformation in the sense that we think that horses that are structurally sound, meaning they are not Continue Reading

Bears Show How to Ride a Horse

(lively instrumental music) – I’m Sue Webb, I instruct most of the riding classes at Missouri State University. This is Meghan Mothershead. She’s a graduate student in the equine program. Okay, first of all, a horse perceives his world a little differently than we do. If you notice, he has Continue Reading

Horses – America’s Heartland: Episode 902

America’s Heartland is made possible by… Farm Credit – financing agriculture and rural America since 1916. Farm Credit is cooperatively owned by America’s farmers and ranchers. Learn more at farmcredit.com. Croplife America.. Representing the companies whose modern farming innovations help America’s farmers provide nutritious food for communities around the globe. Continue Reading

Therapeutic Horseback Riding at Madison Fields

This facility is set according to PATH standards. PATH stands for Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship. We have adapted this entire facility to be specifically for special needs riders. From the arena being dust-free, to being able to mount a wheelchair-bound student on the back of a horse. This is Continue Reading

Utah Cattle Drive Special Episode – America’s Heartland

Announcer: America’s Heartland is made possible by…. American agriculture plays an essential role in providing food, feed, fuel and fiber to people around the world.  Monsanto is committed to helping farmers increase crop yields and conserve natural resources.  Monsanto is proud to support this program bringing you the stories of people Continue Reading