Betsy Greene

Appoloosa Museum Director to be Honored

PULLMAN, Wash. –George B. Hatley, director of the Appaloosa Museum and Heritage Center, Moscow, Idaho, will be honored April 16 at the 14th annual recognition banquet of Washington State University’s animal sciences department at the Quality Inn, Pullman. Hatley will receive the department’s Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to the horse industry. Hatley played […]

WSU Sets Horse Expo/Sale, April 24-25

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s Spring Horse Expo, Fat and Fuzzy Open Schooling Show and Training Horse Auction will be held April 24-25, at the Palouse Empire Fairgrounds west of Colfax. Every summer, supporters of WSU’s equine program donate “green” horses to the school for use in its training program. “These horses have little […]

WSU to Auction 21 Horses

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University will auction 21 horses at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Hilltop Stables. Betsy Greene, sales manager and a member of the WSU faculty, urges buyers to be present, but said absentee bids will be accepted. Eleven geldings and ten mares are being sold. All but one were donated […]

WSU Slates Horsemen’s Conference

PULLMAN, Wash. — A Kansas horse judging coach will keynotethe 1st Annual Washington State University Horsemen’s Conference at the Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake, Saturday, Oct. 5. Betsy Greene, WSU equine extension specialist, said the day-long conference also includes nutrition, equine health and teaching equine welfare to youth and a trade show. Registration begins at […]

WSU Seeks Horse Donations

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University needs a few good horses. All sound horses two years old or older that have had only limited training are candidates to become a tax deductible donation to the university. The horses are needed for its Principles of Equine Training classes next fall and spring. WSU and University of […]

Safety, From Horse’s Perspective

PULLMAN, Wash. – Horse handlers aren’t the only ones concerned about safety. So are horses, and if handlers would look at life from the horse’s perspective, they would be less likely to be injured by their animals. That is the theme of “Ground Handling Horses Safely,” a new 18-minute educational video for adult and older […]