WSU Snohomish Extension Farmer-to-Farmer Series Goes to Farrier School

EVERETT, Wash. – The Washington State University Snohomish County Extension farmer-to-farmer tour series goes to farrier school with a visit to Mission Farrier School near Snohomish. Participants will learn to view horses from the farrier’s point of view, and how the school’s students learn to evaluate each horse’s needs. Each horse is then shod taking […]

WSU Hosts Fourth Annual Horse Conference

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture and Home Economics will host the Fourth Annual Horseman’s Conference on Saturday, Oct. 16. The conference will be held in the Compton Union Building, CUB Ballroom located on the Pullman campus. The daylong event features several brief lectures by veterinarians […]

Hay Producers Face Another Gloomy Season

PULLMAN, Wash. — 1999’s first hay crop is growing, but economic prospects for Washington hay producers aren’t. Agricultural economists see another year of gloom for hay growers. Neil Rimbey, University of Idaho range economist, Caldwell, said Northwest hay supplies are at record high levels following a mild winter, which reduced hay consumption. Rimbey said a […]

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 Horseman’s Conference and Trade Show Nov. 1

PULLMAN, Wash. — Horse enthusiasts will hear presentations on a variety of horse health topics at the second annual Washington State University Horseman’s Conference Saturday, Nov. 1 at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agriculture and Home Economics will make presentations on the following topics. […]