Video Articles

Video: Softening through the Figure Eight

May 8, 2019
Savanna Simmons

So, this video here is a little clunky. I’m pretty hesitant to post it, quite frankly, but I’m hoping it will encourage someone who feels a little like I look. I shot it myself as the sun was setting the other night, so if you see me looking at the camera, it’s to be sure […]


VIDEO: Horsemanship Clinic with Tristen Baroni

April 6, 2019
Cavvy Savvy

  Topics covered: The groundwork for horses 3:36 Q&A: How do I help my horse if he’s herd bound or barn sour? 13:36 Learning flexions 20:49 Transitioning a horse from a walk, trot, lope 24:36 Teach your horse to turn 29:42 Q&A: How can I start teaching my horse to drag the weight of a calf? 31:57 Soft Feel: […]


Barrel Horse On the Loose Q&A

January 24, 2019
Savanna Simmons

Yesterday bore witness to the cowboy corner of the internet watching a video of a barrel horse that got loose at the Ft. Worth Stock Show and Rodeo and ran a nearly-clean barrel pattern all on her own, with one small, understandable slip-up at barrel two. Whenever I see something like this, I feel like […]


Flagging to Kid-Proof Your Horse

August 29, 2018
Savanna Simmons

I bring to you some sub-par photos that will hopefully end up being helpful for a fairly specific situation. My husband and I use the flag for a multitude of situations, and just like anything, too much of a good thing is not a good thing.  A person can really numb up a horse with […]


PEMF Therapy Q&A with Stevie Brown

August 21, 2018
Savanna Simmons

My name is Stevie Brown, I grew up in Idaho, but currently go back and forth between ID, MT, CO, and AZ. Growing up, I was involved with Jr Rodeo, HS Rodeo, a few local barrel racing associations, and now pro rodeo and train futurity horses. I also enjoy breakaway roping and team roping. I […]


6 Steps to Create a Walking Horse

May 13, 2018
Savanna Simmons

I feel as though I am always jogging my horse to keep up with my husband’s walking horse when we’re riding together. For those times when a long trot isn’t necessary—for saving one’s horse, enjoying the territory, or when going a not-so-far distance—a nice walk suffices. My husband isn’t into the slow jaunt, he is […]


SDQHA Honors Legacies Jan. 5-6


December 28, 2017
Savanna Simmons

For the first time, the SDQHA is honoring their state’s 50 Year Quarter Horse breeders, AQHA Hall of Fame inductees, Producers of the Year, AQHA Ranch Heritage Breeders of the Year, with a special celebration during their awards banquet, featuring celebrity entertainment, during their annual convention, January 5 and 6, 2018, in both Ft. Pierre […]


NFR Fashion with CJ Wilson: Katie

December 15, 2017
Staff Report

What is your favorite piece you’re wearing? My skirt! Where is your go-to boutique? Sage Banty Boutique in La Porte, CO   Get this great yellow skirt from Sage Banty Boutique here. Lost Mommas Closet, Offering affordable unique outfits that help define your style and personality, so you have the confidence to find the lost […]


South Dakota Quarter Horse Association: Legacy and 50 Year Breeders

December 15, 2017
Staff Report

Legacy Breeders Lowell Thomas Barrett Dean Hereford Farms Jerry G and/or M Sue Golliher Harry Kenzy Ronald H Krogman Lee Lopez South Dakota State University Don and Kathleen Strain James L Sutton Raymond Sutton Triple U Enterprises R C or J I Waldner Gene Hunt   Fifty Year Breeders Broken Heart Ranch Dr. R M […]


NFR Fashion with CJ Wilson: Sara

December 15, 2017
Liz Banman

Sara Burks is the sister of Steer Wrestler, Jon Ragatz (#104). She is stunning in her plaid embroidered duster, red felt hat and brown fringed boots! Her advice is to mix and match prints and patterns for “an ‘alternative country look’ and everything goes!” What trends have you seen at the NFR? Sequins, leather, lace, fringe, […]


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