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Recent Stories by Maria Tibbetts, Digital & Sections Editor

Symposium focuses on practical science

November 21, 2019

The theme of the 26th Range Beef Cow Symposium was “Moving Science into Practice,” but there was a common thread of optimism that carried through the conference. The bi-annual conference, hosted this year by the...

Picking a Good One: Caseys Pick

January 3, 2019

When Chad and Mindy Hubert’s stallion, Cee Heart Taylor, died unexpectedly in 2015, they started looking for a stallion that would enhance the mare band they’d built up.  After a visit to the 6666’s Ranch...

The Right Fit: Getting a horse ready for sale

January 3, 2019

It’s January in South Dakota. Odds are, the mercury has dropped below zero more than once in the last few months, and the horses have adapted appropriately, growing their own blanket to ward off the...

Mare Power & Casey’s Ladylove

January 3, 2019

The quest for a top-selling horse begins long before that foal is born. In an industry where broodmares sometimes sell for less than the cost of a single stud fee, it’s easy to get distracted...

Meyer, Lopez end 43-year run with dispersal sale

August 23, 2018

September 1 will mark the end of an era for the South Dakota horse business. Bob and Karen Meyer and Lee Lopez, two-thirds of what has been recently called the Lauing, Lopez, Meyer horse sale,...

Four horses test positive for EHV-1 in Wyoming

February 8, 2018

Four horses in Wyoming have tested positive for the neurologic type (EHM) of equine herpes virus, or EHV-1. All four horses have been associated with barrel racing events in recent weeks, at least two of...