Month: November 2016

Jackie Ganter on horseback

Jackie Ganter looks to cap successful 2016 season with a strong showing at the 2016 NFR

Long hours, lots of hard work, and a strong support team – these are some of the pillars that have helped Jackie Ganter rise towards the top of the world standings in barrel racing going into the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. As she looks to build off last season’s second place finish in the …

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black and white photo of Jackie Ganter's horse in black and white

Is My Horse Receiving the Nutrients It Needs?

By Matt McMillan, Ph.D., Equine Nutritionist, Hi-Pro Feeds The nutrients a horse requires can change depending upon several factors related to size of the horse, stage of life and level of activity. When considering the horse, daily nutrient requirements can typically be determined by classifying the animal into one of the following categories: adult-idle with …

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Hunter Meinzer stands outside his training barn with his horse

Hunter Meinzer – Chasing the Dream in the Cutting Horse World

The journey to realizing a lifelong dream is always one full of excitements, disappointments, heartbreaks, and joys.  From his start in Benjamin, Texas, Hunter Meinzer started working on area ranches starting colts 20-30 at a time, and advancing to training Eight Mile who broke the NCHA Futurity record for all-time best selling horse in 2014. …

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Black cattle in feedyard

Cattle futures: How will we know when a major low is forming?

By John DePutter & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. In our previous post, we discussed 10 signals that might indicate a topping cattle market, including extremely high prices and extreme profitability. We all remember those times, when back in 2014 cattle prices soared to new all-time record highs and beef producers were enjoying the same …

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