1/31/2013 5:05:27 PM
One cowboy bucks the traditional game while breaking a horse in New Mexico Territory.
11/29/2012 4:15:42 PM
Clean water in stock tanks and fresh air will help your livestock face extreme weather conditions.
11/29/2012 12:27:42 PM
The best fertilizer comes from a combination of organic material, including livestock manure.
11/13/2012 10:57:33 AM
The loss of a pet is very upsetting, remembering the good times helps the healing process.
10/15/2012 12:03:51 PM
I started working with horses in 1968, and we always looked at what works best for horse stalls as the material composts. It can be a mess to choose what to use, and how to make it pay in compost, as bedding can be expensive.
8/24/2012 2:49:14 PM
Kansas Settlers had mare horses trained so well it left an impression on neighbor homesteaders.
8/4/2012 11:42:24 AM
With just a short drive in the country, you too can 'own' ALL the animals you want! Even a pony...
8/1/2012 5:58:32 AM
When my husband said he wanted a horse, I told him he was nuts. Now that he has a horse, I've finally figured out what the purpose of a horse is.
6/19/2012 10:09:23 AM
Horse training is a large commitment. This comprehensive guide will help you get started successfully.
4/16/2012 12:12:10 PM
Like many shelters and animal rescues, Changing Leads Equine Rescue in Kansas City, Missouri knows a sluggish economy has a huge impact on animals.
3/27/2012 4:31:30 PM
Horse Progress Days began as a way for implement dealers to hawk their wares, but it’s become a full-blown movement.
3/22/2012 11:52:44 AM
Can horses read our minds? Do horses know what we say? I use to wonder – now I don't.
3/12/2012 12:14:37 PM
Nebraskan recalls riding work horses bareback and jumping into haystacks with her siblings during the depression era
3/12/2012 8:35:47 AM
Nebraska woman rode a horse to high school during the depression era, and recalls having to swap her jeans for a dress before class.
3/7/2012 12:19:41 AM
It's a good thing my neighbors are great people - even the ones I haven't met yet. Thanks to them I have my horses back!
2/29/2012 8:29:32 AM
Missouri woman remembers her father during the depression era, undertaking corn planting with a horse-drawn plow.
2/27/2012 10:14:33 AM
Arkansas woman remembers having seven cents of spending money over six months during the depression era, which she spent on postage.
2/27/2012 9:35:14 AM
A depression era teen remembers working at one of the first IGA grocery stores, and earning extra money with his Shetland pony
2/25/2012 12:14:50 PM
The adventure of catching an escaped black horse at dusk.
2/15/2012 11:54:32 AM
Missouri woman recalls her grandparents making the trip from the family farm to the nearest town in a hack pulled by a team of horses
2/13/2012 11:55:32 AM
Missourian recalls his first horse, a bay mare, purchased at a farm sale
2/13/2012 9:17:19 AM
Iowa granddaughter remembers her mother helping her grandfather during harvest time on the family farm
2/9/2012 5:04:11 PM
New York man describes his experiences as a farm hand on a family farm in Vermont
2/9/2012 4:13:47 PM
Arizona woman talks about growing up on her family farm; remembering her chores, entertainments, and life lessons
2/9/2012 3:29:17 PM
A woman recalls growing up on a Wisconsin farmstead without electricity during the Great Depression
2/9/2012 8:40:46 AM
Louisiana man remembers the story of a prank played by his brothers on a rice farm in the deep South
2/8/2012 2:38:57 PM
A Michigan woman tells childhood stories about rationing, sugar beets, and work horses on her family farm
2/8/2012 11:54:01 AM
Grandaughter shares the story of how her grandparents built their family farm in Kansas
2/5/2012 1:30:23 PM
It's still winter in Vermont and Mountain Woman looks for ways to get through snowy days.
12/12/2011 11:13:53 AM
Learn and use these rare horse breeds. Take a ride on some of the world’s oldest mares and geldings.
12/9/2011 11:01:13 PM
Follow along as we live without a vehicle, reliant only on horse and dog power.
12/9/2011 12:08:16 PM
HorseShow.com launches ‘Coolest Horse in the World’ competition with $5,000 grand prize for entry with most votes.
9/27/2011 10:22:41 AM
Callie shares her experience of the 25th Anniversary Draft Horse Classic and some exciting news.
8/6/2011 1:30:41 PM
Flies -- The Diva learns how to deal with these horrid winged creatures on her very first trail ride with Rosie.
7/28/2011 2:37:12 PM
Mountain Woman grapples with growing older.
7/15/2011 1:40:16 PM
The Diva arrived promptly for her first riding lesson in several decades – Rosie the Percheron had her own ideas regarding just how this riding experience was going to go down for the Diva.
7/15/2011 9:28:26 AM
Our dream of buggy travel is coming true...one clip clop at a time.
7/1/2011 1:07:39 PM
When it comes to horses, sometimes it's best to think "outside the box." The boot box, that is...
6/15/2011 3:10:21 PM
Manna Pro Products LLC, the maker of the trusted Calf-Manna animal supplement, has just introduced Horse-Manna, a new vitality supplement exclusively for the nutritional requirements of the equine market.
6/9/2011 9:38:31 AM
Variety of factors leads to critical shortage of small-town large-animal vets.
5/20/2011 10:56:53 AM
Elly tells a little bit about her world ... and thought process in this short story. Do we have a fiction writer in the making?
5/16/2011 11:18:58 PM
At Russ-Stick Acres, we make every attempt to provide comfort and security, especially when introducing a new horse. Sometimes, these efforts are thwarted. Especially when it involves a former band stallion who is herd-bound, as well as determined.
4/20/2011 7:54:09 AM
Join Mountain Woman in a lighthearted workout as she prepares for summer weather.
4/12/2011 7:54:14 AM
Winter takes a toll on Mountain Woman, but spring brings joy and renewal.
3/11/2011 11:49:05 AM
Spring means new life at Russ-Stick Acres and beyond.
2/14/2011 3:26:28 PM
Robyn is working to figure out how to deal with snow and ice on the homestead.
2/8/2011 12:03:05 PM
In which the herd looses its oldest member.
12/3/2010 12:58:54 PM
Father’s perseverance brings wandering horses in snow drifts back into the fold.
11/2/2010 10:48:02 AM
In which Jack has his teeth worked on by a horse dentist, but he doesn't get a lollipop.
10/24/2010 11:05:32 AM
How do you spend your weekends? A pictorial by the zoo on Red Pine Mountain.
8/21/2010 10:46:20 AM
Mountain Woman wonders about life seen through a zoom lens.
8/19/2010 9:34:40 AM
Hank reports on his trip to Gallagher's sales meeting and new product rollout.
8/18/2010 12:22:11 PM
Enjoying the end of summer days on Red Pine Mountain Farm.
8/6/2010 3:33:38 PM
In which I study the human behavior to practice training my DOR.
7/16/2010 1:15:28 PM
Mountain Woman suffers from writer's block and learns about the beauty of silence.
7/9/2010 10:58:13 AM
Hank is very pleased with his new Gallagher SmartFence system.
6/22/2010 12:26:55 PM
In which we discover the partnership between horse and human and the principle of liberation and respect for one another.
6/14/2010 11:23:01 AM
Horses, cattle, donkeys and heritage breed work animals that help around the homestead.
6/14/2010 10:20:28 AM
Experienced trainer from Texas captures Road to the Horse 2010 World Championship of Colt-Starting.
6/9/2010 10:29:32 AM
For the younger Grit reader: When Logan Log Dog meets Bliss, the mini horse, he discovers friendship comes in all shapes and sizes.
5/6/2010 12:45:15 PM
Mountain Woman discovers a new way of fly control.
5/4/2010 10:48:01 AM
In which I learn what to do when your rider is a slacker.
4/19/2010 2:30:04 PM
The weather might be cold but signs of spring are appearing in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
4/15/2010 11:59:04 AM
In which I deal with tack issues.
4/7/2010 2:11:39 PM
Meet some of the American livestock breeds from Colonial times that arrived on the Mayflower.
3/30/2010 2:02:03 PM
In which I teach the DOR to play.
3/12/2010 2:16:30 PM
Mountain Woman learns how to deal with a hoof abscess in a most unusual fashion.
3/10/2010 3:38:58 PM
Thinking of building a barn but can’t afford a contractor? Join me as my dream barn materializes through Mountain Man’s hard work.
3/10/2010 11:16:42 AM
In which I help the DOR tone up her underarms.
2/24/2010 3:15:52 PM
Sue Weaver, author of Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock, highlights the benefits of miniature livestock.
2/24/2010 2:12:06 PM
Returning to riding after many years is not as easy at it may seem.
2/22/2010 4:40:25 PM
Lessons learned raising girls and horses.
2/11/2010 4:13:29 PM
Author of Storey's guides to raising cattle and horses, Heather Smith Thomas, offers advice on the challenges of raising livestock.
2/9/2010 4:53:18 PM
It is getting to be that time of year, the season of mud. Thankfully, more snow and freezing temps are forecast, so the ground will harden up. In the meantime, the gooey mud tests our patience every day.
2/8/2010 9:10:51 AM
Mountain Woman introduces us to her life with a logger and craftsman.
2/5/2010 4:49:40 PM
Rodeo puts together a round bale feeder, in her usual, unusual style.
1/29/2010 2:20:10 PM
Feed colostrum early for healthy babies.
1/28/2010 4:27:18 PM
Meet nine rare breeds of American livestock, U.S. heritage breeds, on the watch list of the ALBC.
12/30/2009 4:51:29 PM
The Wild Women of the Frontier historical reenactment and entertainment troupe had their tryouts this fall. Find out what happens when you mix women, horses, guns, and lots of whoopin’ and hollerin’!
12/11/2009 2:28:28 PM
North Carolina event offers younger generation a chance to work a field with a team of horses.
12/4/2009 4:02:00 PM
Country clichés conceal nuggets of truth.
10/1/2009 3:11:43 PM
We go further off the grid with horse and dog power.
8/27/2009 11:44:53 AM
There's a new kid in town.
7/29/2009 11:59:05 AM
Spooked horse takes Rustic Russ on a runaway ride.
7/23/2009 12:07:47 PM
The ups and downs of foaling season on the ranch.
7/9/2009 2:44:28 PM
Saddle up for a Sunday afternoon ride at Russ-Stick Acres.
6/12/2009 4:39:15 PM
Why you should consider miniature equines.
6/12/2009 11:30:01 AM
Observation of farm pond is the key to keeping your water sources in top health.
5/13/2009 4:59:03 PM
True farm friends understand the lure of the lifestyle.
4/7/2009 12:01:54 PM
Russ-Stick Acres instills childlike wonder.
4/1/2009 2:53:27 PM
Michiganders, Sherry & Russ Sutherby, are living the dream – on their 40 acres of paradise – Russ-Stick Acres.
3/3/2009 4:40:59 PM
The decision of what to do with the goat explained.
7/30/2008 5:01:38 PM
Youngsters with the Stars N Steeds drill team find more than riding skills.
6/30/2008 11:52:47 AM
This glossary will have you sounding like a ranch hand.
6/30/2008 11:41:53 AM
GRIT's guide to 16 noteworthy breeds.
4/29/2008 2:10:57 PM
Hosting horse events is worth the effort.
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Marsh Tacky horses find new support among enthusiasts and breeders.
1/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Breyer and ELCR Create Fund to Finance Local Land Owners' Efforts To Preserve Land for Equestrian Use
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Chincoteague ponies continue to thrive in adverse conditions, and an annual auction ensures their survival.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
The National Park Service's Foster Horse Program allows citizens to help the horses of Assateague.