Rodeo Articles

Women Of The WSRRA – Sarah Urbick

February 21, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

The Western States Ranch Rodeo Association (WSRRA) has been escalating in popularity each year with cowboys and cowgirls alike. The founder of this ranch rodeo association is Marc Page. His lovely girlfriend Sarah Urbick is always working behind the scenes helping the association develop and grow. Sarah does the paperwork that no one else wants […]

Wyoming Cowgirls Part 4

February 16, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

As explained in the beginning of this Wyoming Cowgirls series, Wyoming is known own both as the Equality State and the Cowboy State, so it stands to reason that there are some amazing Wyoming Cowgirls out working with the men and taking care of their family and business like a lady boss. The Wyoming Cowgirl series […]

EHV-1 Confirmed In WY

February 12, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

Unfortunately, last week there were reports coming from Campbell County in Wyoming that there was a confirmed case of EHV-1. So what is EHV-1? Accordng to Wikipedia-Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) is a virus of the family Herpesviridae that causes abortion, respiratory disease and occasionally neonatal mortality in horses. Initial spread of EHV-1 by a newly introduced horse through direct and indirect […]

Post Race Anxiety in Barrel Horses

February 10, 2018
Lynn Kohr

Does your horse exhibit post race anxiety? Is your horse nervous, anxious, fretful, elevated, irritated or not listening after your barrel run? Does he just want to get back to his buddies or is it something more?   The first thing to rule out when thinking of anxiety is physical pain. Is your horse lame […]

Skijoring: A Crazy Winter Sport

February 6, 2018
Jolyn Young

One year ago, Amber West had never even heard of skijoring. Then a family friend asked if she wanted to compete in a local competition for a fundraising event. Just for fun, she and her husband, Zac, loaded up a couple of their ranch horses and gave it a shot. “It was just super, super […]

Western Fashion Report

January 27, 2018
Sierra Rae Lewis

The Western Fashion Report coming straight to you! Hello Cavvy Savvy readers! Guest blogger Sierra Rae back with you! It’s a new year and new us right??? Wrong. Same us, but there will be new FASHION! I am here to give you my style predictions after spending time in Vegas for the NFR. I also […]

All Chaps are Hinder-Less

January 19, 2018
Savanna Simmons

This is my public service announcement to those in the non-cowboy community: All chaps are “hinder”less. If they have a hinder in them, they’re just leather pants. Chaps=thumbs up. Leather pants=thumbs down. Also, they’re pronounced SHaps. So now that we have that out of the way, there are several types of chaps and other leggings, […]

Loading for the Weekend Race

January 5, 2018
Lynn Kohr

Loading up for a weekend at the barrel race is something the Kohr Family has become very good at!  Here is a list of how I pack my trailer for a weekend away with the horses. Feed Hay: 1 bale has roughly 4 feedings, meaning one average sized bale can feed 4 horses or one horse […]

Bronc Bash in Torrington, Wyo., This Weekend

January 4, 2018
Savanna Simmons

Written by Naomi Loomis, Photo by Savanna Simmons The Goshen County Fairgrounds in Torrington, Wyoming is going to come alive on Jan. 6, 2018. The 2018 New Years Bronc Bash is sanctioned by the Western States Ranch Rodeo Association. The 35 ranch bronc riders who are going to compete for cash and prizes hail from […]

AQHA Hall of Fame and Museum

December 29, 2017
Tiffany Schwenke

I recently had the opportunity to visit and tour the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo, Texas. The AQHA has a short, but very interesting history. I find what all lead up to the formation of the AQHA and all that has happened since fascinating. AQHA Hall of Fame & Museum […]

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