Horsing Around

horsesmallAbout Horsing Around At AG am in Kansas we understand the importance of horses directly and indirectly involved in agriculture, so we added to the lineup a weekly horse feature, Horsing Around. To keep up with the latest in Equine medicine and health issues turn to our expert, Dr. Chris Blevins.  And for Horse Happenings around the industry join Ernie Rodina and Dawn Dawson from Better Horses Radio Network.
Dr. Chris Blevins Explains New Tools for Equine Dentistry Hello. Welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, I’m going to talk a little bit about equine dentistry and some things that we do here at the Veterinary Health Center as far as examination of the equine teeth, mouth area
Update on K-State’s Equine Performance and Testing Center  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today joined with Dr. Warren Beard. He is a full professor here at the College of Veterinary Medicine and is one of the boarded equine surgeons here at the Vet School.
Meet Jeff Dawson, Great Cowboy, Singer and Poet  Hello friends, I’m Ernie Rodina and welcome to AGam in Kansas. Today we’re down in Wabaunsee County with a good friend, a great cowboy, and a great poet and singer. He and his wife have the 2 Bar D Ranch.
When to Have Equine Colic Surgery Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today joined by Dr. Dylan Lutter.
 Dr. Chris Blevins discusses Equine Skin Diseases  Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins of Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, we’re going to talk about something that is always of a concern with most horses, especially during the summer.
Equine Reproduction Issues Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, joined today by Dr. Jason Grady. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor here in Equine Reproduction and Field Service at Kansas State. So, welcome Dr. Grady. (Jason) Thank you Dr. Blevins
PPID, another name for Equine Cushings Disease Cushing’s Disease was first described in humans over 100 years ago. PPID is just the most current and accurate name for Equine Cushing’s Disease. The pituitary we all have is a small pea-sized part right at the base of your brain. That’s the hormone center for us and horses. In horses, they can get PPID
Dr. Kerby Weaver Discusses Equine Vaccines Hi friends, I’m Ernie Rodina and you’re watching AGam in Kansas. I’m here in Kansas City, here at this beautiful Silvertooth Stables just outside of Kansas City and we’re here with Dr. Kerby Weaver who’s with Boehringer Ingelheim and we’re going to talk vaccinations today, doc
Free Stallion Castration at K-State in April   Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, I’m going to talk about a very exciting event that we’re going to have come up here on April 14th and April 21st here this spring. It’s free castration. With that, we’ve partnered with the Unwanted Horse Coalition. It’s a national organization that has made this event free. Free to castrate any stallion that’s out
K-State’s Horseman’s Day on March 2nd  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today, joined by Kallie Emig. Welcome.
Equifest 2017 Hi friends, welcome back to Better Horses. I’m Ernie Rodina and so excited to be here in, I feel it’s only fitting, it’s one of our first shows that we are going to kick it off like a festival. When I say festival, Equifest 2017, twenty years. I’ve got Anne White, one of the directors of Equifest
Diagnosing and Treating Choke in Horses An esophageal obstruction, also called choke. When a horse chokes, it’s not necessarily that they get something lodged in their throat latch, but it is getting stuck food material in their throat or in their esophagus, which is the tube that attaches from their throat latch down into their stomach.
Diagnosing and Treating Choke in Horses Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, we’re going to talk about a topic that a lot of people may have to deal with their horses. It can make for a very anxious time for the horse and an anxious time for an owner. That is
Update on K-State’s New Equine Performance Testing Center  GH2 Architects. We are just thrilled to be here today. Kala is here to give us an update on the progression of the Equine Performance Testing Center project. Where are we, Kala? (Kala Ade) Well, as you can see behind me.
Vet Check Monitor Hello, friends. I’m Ernie Rodina. Welcome to the Horsin’ Around segment of AGam in Kansas. I’m here with Sharon Caswell with PonyUp Technologies out of Dallas. I’m also out here with Dr. Kelly Gratny Carlson
Admitting Your Horse to the KSU Veterinary Health Center  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center and today joined by Dr. Laurie Beard. She is a clinical professor here at Kansas State.
The New CT Table at KSU and how it Detects Lameness Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today with Dr. Beth Davis. Welcome. Dr. Davis is a professor and a Section Head here in Equine at Kansas State University Health Center.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cushing’s Disease Older Horses  Hello. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center with Horsin’ Around. Today, we’re going to talk about something that is very crucial to remember when you have older horses.
Technology to Detect Lameness  Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center today joined by Dr. Dylan Lutter.
Equine Esophageal Obstruction  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, we’re going to talk about a topic that a lot of people may have to deal with with their horses. It can make for a very anxious time for the horse and an anxious time for an owner.
The new K-State Equine Performance and Testing Center Hello, and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we have a special guest, Kala Ade; she is a project manager for the equine side of GH2 Architects, so thank you and welcome to the show.
Bureau of Land Management Mustangs Hi, I’m Dexter Hedrick. I’m the manager of the Horse Program of Hutchinson Kansas Prison. Our program has been in existence for a little over 15 years now.
See the PonyUp Technologies New Diagnostic Device Hello, friends. I’m Ernie Rodina. Welcome to the Horsin’ Around segment of AGam in Kansas. I’m here with Sharon Caswell with PonyUp Technologies out of Dallas.
See the PonyUp Technologies New Diagnostic Device Hello, friends. I’m Ernie Rodina. Welcome to the Horsin’ Around segment of AGam in Kansas. I’m here with Sharon Caswell with PonyUp Technologies out of Dallas.
Mark Gratny’s Quarter Horses in Leavenworth Hello, friends. I’m Ernie Rodina. Welcome to AGam in Kansas, the Horsin’ Around segment. Had a great opportunity to come out here to Mark Gratny’s Quarter Horses out in Leavenworth.
Chris Blevins with information about Cushing’s Disease Hello. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center with Horsin’ Around. Today, we’re going to talk about something that is very crucial to remember when you have older horses. And what are geriatric or older horses? Usually some horse that is greater than 15 to 20 years of age.
Help Your Horse to Cool Down Hello, and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we’re going to talk about something that we’re always really concerned with, especially during the summer, and that’s heat stress, and how a horse cools itself
Horsing Around Dream Ride with Suzan Barnes Hi, folks, I’m Ernie Rodina. (Dawn Dawson) I’m Dawn Dawson. Thanks for tuning in today to AGam in Kansas. (Ernie) …to the Horsin’ Around segment. We’ve got Suzan Barnes from Cottonwood Falls, the owner of Grand Central Hotel. Suzan, 17 years we’ve been doing the Dream Ride out here.
Curt Pate I’m Dawn Dawson. Thanks for tuning in today to the AGam in Kansas Horsin’ Around segment. (Ernie) Dawn, it’s so great to be out here in the Flint Hills to our 17th Annual Dream Ride in the Flint Hills
West Nile Virus in Horses  Hello, and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today joined by Dr. Katie Delph. She is one of the internal medicine clinicians here at the vet school
Chris Blevins and Skin Disease in Equines Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins of Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today, we’re going to talk about something that is always a concern with most horses.
Dr. Dylan Lutter Discusses Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Well, I’m Dylan Lutter. I’m an equine surgeon at the Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital. And I am interested in the effect of mesenchymal stem cells on equine tendon
Dr. Chris Blevins with Possible Feed Issues for Your Horse Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we’re going to talk about something that could be bad for your horse, even though you do this with your horse every day.
Dr. Dylan Lutter Discusses Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Well, I’m Dylan Lutter. I’m an equine surgeon at the Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital. And I am interested in the effect of mesenchymal stem cells on equine tendon
Crystal Cowan with Wild Horses My name is Crystal Cowan and I work for the Bureau of Land Management, Wild Horses and Burro Adoption right now in Tonganoxie Kansas. The reason we have these adoptions of these wild horses
Screen Shot 2016-07-18 at 11.14.21 AMBLM Dona BrownMy name is Dona Brown, and I am with the Midwest Mustang and Burro Saddle Club and we are here today just to support the BLM Wild Horse Adoption in Tonganoxie, Kansas. We started our club in 2002 with basically an email group.
Screen Shot 2016-07-18 at 10.44.06 AMCoughing in Horses, Causes and Treatments Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today joined by Dr. Beth Davis. What are some causes of horses to cough? (Beth) As horse owners we all know that horses will cough here and there and we probably can brush that off.
 Chris Blevins Hello and welcome to Horsing Around. I’m Doctor Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center today joined by Doctor Dylan Lutter. (Dr. Dylan Lutter) Hi. (Dr. Chris Blevins) He is one of our Boarded Surgeons in Large Animal here at Kansas State University and is a Clinical Assistant Professor here at the Vet School. So, welcome.
Cal Noons with Horse Training My name is Cal Noyons. My wife and I have C Lazy S Ranch located in Melvern, Kansas. We start colts and try to help people with their horses. I guess what we try to accomplish is to let people recognize that horsemanship doesn’t have to be tough.
Heat Stress in Horses Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins for Horsin’ Around and I’m here at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we’re going to talk about heat stress when it comes to the horse. We’ve always had those concerns with any of the species and you know cattle is a big one you hear all about heat stress during the summer months.
Meet Two Extreme Cowboys Hi. I’m Runt Rageth from Harris, Missouri. I run Rageth Versatility Horses. We train extreme cowboy racehorses and cow horses for a living. My wife, Machelle, and I live in Harris there, and we’ve been going to the cowboy races for 8 or 10 years.
Estrus Suppression in Mares I’m Jason Grady, veterinarian at Kansas State University in Equine Reproduction and Field Service. One question I commonly receive from mare owners is how to suppress estrus in their mare.
Meet Dr. Chris Wichita and Dr. Karl Frees  Good morning friends, I’m Ernie Rodina, with the Better Horses Radio Show and welcome to AGam in Kansas, your Horsin’ Around segment. Having an unbelievable time at the 2016 Equifest of Kansas, and look who’s here. These guys are rock stars when it comes to an equine hospital.
Show Horse Safety  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today talking about what you should do with horses when you take them to shows and what you should be thinking about while you’re there to make sure they stay healthy or to try to prevent things while at a show. I think the whole gamut of that could start with biosecurity.
Denny Hassett, Show Horse Trainer  Hi friends, I’m Ernie Rodina with the Better Horses Radio Show and welcome to AGam in Kansas, your Horsin’ Around segment, having a great time here at Equifest 2016. I’m here with a 23 time world champion, right here from Kansas.
Russ Brown, R Bar B, Saddle Fit  Hi this is Russ Brown from R Bar B. We’re here at Equifest 2016 and one of the hot topics that has been asked of me is saddle fit. Saddle fit is a burning question in a lot of people’s minds and it’s definitely been one of the forefront topics here at Equifest.
Kansas Horse Council President Good morning everybody. Welcome to AGam in Kansas and we’re doing the Horsin’ Around segment today. We are at Equifest, got the chance to meet with Dr. Justin Janssen, who is the President of the Kansas Horse Council.
Miss Rodeo Kansas Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today I’m at Equifest with a very special guest, Lauren Rumbaugh.
Ann White on Equifest 2016 Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today at Equifest 2016 with Ann White. She is the Manager of Equifest this year, so welcome Ann. (Ann) Thank you Chris. (Chris) I think this is a very exciting event. We’re at a new place.
Horse Racing in Kansas That’s right Dawn. We’ve got quite an industry in Kansas, a long history of horse racing, over 100 years. And in the past 10 years our race tracks started to close and our horse racing industry has slowly moved out of state into other states that have a horse racing program.
Equine Reproduction Issues Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, joined today by Dr. Jason Grady. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor here in Equine Reproduction and Field Service at Kansas State. So, welcome Dr. Grady.
Equine Colic Surgery Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today Dr. joined by Dr. Dylan Lutter. He is a Board Certified Surgeon here in Large Animal at Kansas State and Assistant Professor and does a lot of the emergency work here at the vet school, so welcome.
Causes and Treatment of Equine Cough Dr. Davis is a professor here in the Equine Section and head of the Equine Section here at Kansas State Veterinary Health Center. Today I think would be a great aspect and topic to talk about just the horse that is coughing and maybe even causes of a horse that would cough, would be a good place to start.
Blister Beetles  Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins here at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today joined by Dr. Laurie Beard. She is a Clinical Professor here at the Vet School and a specialist in Internal Medicine here in the Equine Section.
Introduce Your Horse to a Feedbag Hi folks, I’m Geff Dawson, ranch cowboy, entertainer and just a general horse lover. Do you have one of those horses that’s always banging around on their bucket or swooping the grain out of their feeder in the stall? Well, I have one of those horses and I’ve come up with a little tip and solution for that.
Equine Lameness with Dr. Dylan Lutter So, one of the important things I think that some owners always are wondering, what’s the next thing to do or what they should do is the aspect of topic, non-weight bearing lameness. Meaning the horse is not bearing weight on a certain limb. Obviously they could be very nervous when trying to figure some of this out. Or maybe they may not be and maybe they should.
Horse Jumping Competition  Hey folks, I’m Dawn Dawson with the Horsin’ Around segment of AGam in Kansas and today we’re here at Equifest and we are visiting with Ann White of the Vermillion Valley Equine Center… (Ann) Yes ma’am. (Dawn) …near Wamego, Kansas.
Gallaher Equine Training Center And we’re out here at the Gallaher Ranch, Dawn. Beautiful place out here. We’ve got one of the best and that’s Sam Gallaher. We’re just located about six miles south of Garnett, Kansas, and I wanted to come out here because this guy, you talk about work ethic, you talk about talent and what he’s getting done, he’s one of the best.
Equine Lameness Locator  One of the challenges that we have with the detection of of lameness is determining what leg the horse is lame on, particularly in cases of multiple limb lameness. So, Lameness Locator is a computer based system that allows us to make that determination. It does it by putting two accelerometers and a gyroscope on the horse.
Equine Injections There are very common things that are missed by owners while giving vaccines or giving medication. One is the size of the needle. Two is the location. And three, how sharp the needle is also plays an important role. Maybe not on that time, but on the next time you give injections.
Equine Supplement Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins with Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center with Horsing Around. Today, let’s talk about supplements. There’s a lot of things out there that you can feed and put in front of your horse, whether they’re treats, whether they’re nutritional aspects to add either body condition.
Nutrition for Older Horses Dr. Douthit is an equine nutritionist over in Animal Science and is an Associate Professor over here and does great projects, has great information about horse nutrition. And today, I thought that we would have you just kind of talk a little bit about older horses and maybe some aspects of maybe starting with management of older horses.
KSU Equine Performance Testing Center We have some exciting news about a building or a facility that is going to be joining us here at the Vet School and I guess just real quick tell us a little bit about this building or facility. (Beth) Well, thank you Dr. Blevins. It’s really an exciting time. We have an Equine Performance Testing Center.
Horse Care 101  Well we are just wrapping up with an exciting Horse Care 101 here in November and wow, what a great turnout, had a lot of people here. How many do you think were here at the Horse Care 101 this year?

Buying a Horse for Kids  I’m Riley Schofield I work for the KW Cattle Company which is a Registered Angus operation out of Ft. Scott, Kansas. I think probably one of the biggest mistakes people make that are new to horses and not necessarily everybody makes this mistake, but its not a dog. 

Equine CT Table   Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today with Dr. Beth Davis. Welcome. Dr. Davis is a professor and a Section Head here in Equine at Kansas State University Health Center. And today we’re going to talk about something fairly exciting here in the Equine Section and that’s a CT Table for horses.

Equifest2016  Pattie is the Director of the Kansas Horse Council here in Kansas. Does great things. We have great things that happen through the Kansas Horse Council, making sure people know about it and the horse industry in this area. And we had the Horse Care 101 Seminar, but also you guys have Equifest which everybody always is looking forward to, usually in February.

 Coughs Today I think would be a great aspect and topic to talk about just the horse that is coughing and maybe even causes of a horse that would cough, would be a good place to start. Because, you know, horses are traveling and there’s a lot of horses around potentially coughing and maybe some issues with that.

Horse Care   I think the Kansas Horse Council does a great thing for the horse industry here in Kansas. And they have some great events that are going to be coming up here. One being what we call the Horse Care 101 and then of course always Equifest. But let’s talk about the Horse Care 101 seminar.
Reproduction  One thing that I think a lot of owners, they need to know about and one is reproduction of the mare. And more specifically when they’re pregnant and when they need to be looking at the mare or checking the mare. Or how early could they check the mare to see if she’s pregnant? And what would be the earliest, I guess, that they could check?
Dr. Blevins – Lameness  Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, with Horsin’ Around. Today we’re gonna talk about lameness and muddy weather and how they kinda correlate together, and what we need to watch for when you have a bunch of problems, or potential problems even, just based on the weather and your house out in muddy situations.
Dr. Blevins Flies  Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins, with Horsin’ Around from Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we’re gonna talk about flies. And the issue with flies, especially during the summer and how to protect your horse from flies. And is there any diseases …click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins - Justin Sportsman  I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today at Dodge City at the Roundup Rodeo. And we are joined with the 4th year students from Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center in an elective. And talking about the elective itself, Lindsey, what is the elective that you’re on currently here in Dodge City?  …click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins - KSU Vet Students I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center, today at Dodge City at the Roundup Rodeo. And we are joined with the 4th year students from Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center in an elective. And talking about the elective itself, Lindsey, what is the elective that you’re on currently here in Dodge City?  …click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins – Vet’s Role Hello, and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today at Dodge City we’re at the Round Up Rodeo that they have every year. What does a veterinarian do at a rodeo? …click link for more.
Riley Schofield KW Cattle Company I’m Riley Schofield, I work for KW Cattle Company, which is a registered Angus operation out of Fort Scott, Kansas. I actually am from Colorado and I grew up showing horses and western pleasure and kind of the quarter horse circuit. And when I moved out here it’s just not near as big as rodeos, the working cow horse type stuff or ranching. My husband Austin…click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins Heat Stress Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins for Horsin’ Around and I’m here at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today we’re going to talk about heat stress when it comes to the horse. We’ve always had those concerns with any of the species and you know cattle is a big one you hear all about heat stress during the summer months…click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins Rabies Hello, I’m Dr. Chris Blevins here at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center. Today talking about rabies and rabies vaccines or rabies disease when it pertains to that of the horse. Here in Kansas we have had an increased aspects of rabies within the state, even more than we have had in the past years. And so why would that be even…click link for more.
Dr. Chris Blevins West Nile Hello and welcome to Horsin’ Around. I’m Dr. Chris Blevins here at Kansas State University, Veterinary Health Center. And today we’re gonna talk about West Nile, and West Nile Virus. In that of during summer and fall time frames, we always have that of a concern here in the United States…click link for more.
mark ScalesPurina I’m so excited to be here at the Kansas High School Rodeo Championships, running into all sorts of folks. I’m here with a fellow that I worked with for many years and I tell you what, he’s a real asset to the equine industry, my good friend Mark Scales. I call you a horse specialist with Purina.
kent KershnerFotoCowboy I’m at the 2015 Kansas High School Rodeo Championships. Got to hook up with one of the best and we’re talking about the FotoCowboy and that’s F-O-T-O Cowboy, Kent Kershner.
Roger BrummelRoger Brummel This is a very special segment to me because these guys have been a part of my life, my career, the whole career. And we’ve got Roger Brummel from Brummel Farm Service and Roger welcome to the AGam in Kansas. And Mark Burkdoll.
Cooper MartinCooper Martin We are out here at Domer Arena, Topeka, Kansas, at the 2015 High School Rodeo Championships. And we’ve got one folks, right where this is. I keep telling folks, keep track of his name. To get started off, we’ve got Cooper Martin, that’s the 2014 National Champion, Tie Down Roper. Just got your permit card. You’re a finalist in the Best of the Best. You’re sitting first on this. I mean how you doing it all, Coop?
troy BrunsonHigh School Rodeo It’s all about rodeo. But what…there’s so many lessons you teach here on this High School Rodeo deal. And this is a sport where these kids come from all across the state. Maybe this might be the only high school rodeo person in that high school.
Elizabeth SantschiEquine Lamness Locator One of the challenges that we have with the detection of of lameness is determining what leg the horse is lame on, particularly in cases of multiple limb lameness. So, Lameness Locator is a computer based system that allows us to make that determination. It does it by putting two accelerometers and a gyroscope on the horse. If you’re familiar with the technology in some video games like the Wii, where the machine knows where your arm is in space, it’s very similar to that sort of arrangement.
Curt pateCurt Pate  We’re talking about a stockmanship, effective stockmanship clinic with the one and only Curt Pate. Great guy. This guy is a horseman’s horseman, Curt is and he’s a stockman. Always whether it’s cattle, whether it’s horse. He’s taking their welfare to his best interest. He’s gonna be there June 13th, that’s a Saturday, from 10 o’clock until 11:30
equine performance centerEquine Performance Center  We are working with architects right now. We’re planning for an equine performance testing center. And so this is an area where we’ll be able to evaluate performance horses. Some of those might be for a lameness evaluation, some pre purchase, those sorts of things. And so we are in the planning stages and hope to break ground in August of 2015.
HA Vet techVet Tech I’m Dr. Chris Blevins at Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center joined today by two registered veterinary technicians here at Kansas State Vet School. And I think with that I’d just like to welcome Beth Gallagher and Gina Jenson, both registered veterinary technicians here at the vet school. And I think that sometimes people don’t actually realize there is a difference between a veterinary technician and a veterinary assistant.
Lee Hart and hary andersonLee Hart and Harry Anderson (Harry) Hi I’m here with Lee Hart. Lee, you do a lot of horse training, you’re there in Topeka. Tell me just a little bit about what you do for training. (Lee) Well, most of what I do nowadays is obstacle training. Building confidence in the horses through obstacles. We compete in the Ultimate Horseman’s Challenge Association and the Extreme Cowboy Race Association with Craig Cameron.
Ann WhiteDawn Dawson and Ann White (Dawn) Hey folks, I’m Dawn Dawson with the Better Horses Radio Show and we are here today on AGam in Kansas with the Horsin’ Around segment and we’re back with Ann White of the Vermillion Valley Equine Equestrian Center, kinda?
Dr.harry Anderson: Horsing around equine feedHorsing Around Total Equine Feed We’re at EquiFest visiting with Dr. Harry Anderson, developer of the Total Equine line of feed.
Russ wiegers Double BarDouble Bar One Web And I think you know as far as the industry and being involved with farriers it’s always amazing the amount of equipment in addition to what needs to be learned and the knowledge aspect the amount of equipment that a farrier kind of keeps either on their truck at all times or has to buy and do some of those. Could you just elaborate a little bit about farrier equipment and what you maybe have here at Double Bar One.
Ann whiteAnn White Equipment At EquiFest, Dawn Dawson catches up with Ann White with the Vermillion Valley Equine Center about some equipment you might need to get started riding.
Horsing Around- Von Holton RanchVon Holton Ranch Brandy Von Holten tells us about the Von Holten Ranch, a new horse trail riding facility.
Lee Hart- Horsing AroundLee Hart    Dr.Chris Blevins introduces us to Lee Hart with Cowboy Logic, learn about his operation and what he has done to get where he is at now.
Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 1.26.20 PMGetting Started Jumping  On Horsing Around, Dawn Dawson is at EquiFest interviewing Ann White about the world of equine jumpers.
Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 2.03.13 PMKansas Horse Council License Plates  Dr. Chris Blevins and Patti Stalder discuss the new specialty equine license plates.
Screen Shot 2015-03-25 at 8.14.54 AMHorsing Around – Equifest is Moving  Dr. Chris Blevins and Pattie Stalder from Kansas Horse Council talk about the plans to move Equifest next year. Find out where.
Screen Shot 2015-03-25 at 8.19.20 AMHorsing Around - Supplements  Dr. Chris Blevins discusses supplements for horses and why he stresses working with your local veterinarian to assess your horse’s nutritional needs.
Screen Shot 2015-03-02 at 10.08.21 AMHorsing Around Vaccines 101  On this Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins from K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is talking about safety precautions when it comes to giving your horse vaccines at home.
Screen Shot 2015-03-02 at 2.27.01 PMHorsing Around Spring Vaccines  On Horsing around, Dr. Chris Blevins visits with Eric Thompson On this segment of Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins is discussing spring vaccines for your horses.
Winter HorseGetting Horse Ready for Winter  Dr. Chris Blevins brings us another Horse Tip of the Day: How to get your older horse ready for winter.
Eric Thompson copyHorse Care 101 – Code 3  On Horsing around, Dr. Chris Blevins visits with Eric Thompson about the coast-to-coast training opportunities offered by Equine Emergency Response Unit.
Geff Dawson copyGeff Dawson – Feed Bag Tips  On Horsing Around, Geff Dawson talks about the  advantages of using a feedbag to feed your horse.
101 FarrierHorse Care 101 – Farrier Dr. Chris Blevins visits with Matt Merrill at the KSU Horse Care 101 Clinic. Matt Merrill is a Certified Journeyman Farrier, who tells us exactly what a farrier does.
Julie Goodnight copyHorsing Around – Julie Goodnight  On Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins and Julie Goodnight discuss filming Horse Masters, her show on RFD TV, her horsemanship clinics and why her passion is the study of horse behavior.
Matt Fehr copyDr. Fehr – Stretching Your Horse  Animal Medical Center’s Dr. Matt Fehr talks about the importance of stretching your horse and shows you some tips on how to do it.
Geff Dawson copyGeff Dawson – Cowboy Poetry  Hi folks, I’m Geff Dawson, ranch cowboy and Cowboy Poet. And I’ve got a story for you today.
Screen Shot 2014-10-30 at 4.42.55 PMDr. Chris Blevins – Horse Care 101 On Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins tells us about Horse Care 101, a seminar for all horse owners coming up on November 8th at K-state.
Paula Pray copyErnie Rodina and Paula Pray On Horsing Around, Ernie Rodina visits with Paula Pray about her new passion, the cow horse!
Dawn Dawson webDawn Dawson - Correct Eyes Dawn Dawson with the Better Horses Radio Network and the Horsing Around segment on AG am in Kansas brings us a tip on who to get correct eyes.
Ron Wilson copyRon Wilson – Gambling Man Farming is a gamble. A farmer puts a crop in the ground, a rancher raises a calf, not knowing what kind of weather conditions, market conditions or other factors that could affect it in the end. So farming is a gamble, just like Las Vegas. this is a poem  I wrote titled Gambling Man.
Dawn Dawson webDawn Dawson – Correct Hands Dawn Dawson with the Better Horses Radio Network and the Horsing Around segment on AG am in Kansas brings us a tip on who to get correct hands.
Dr. Rich HartmanwebErnie Rodina and Dr. Rich Hartman On Horsing Around, Dr. Rich Hartman with Mid-Rivers Equine Centre talks about the services offered at his mobile unit.
Ron Wilson webRon Wilson “Don’t Kiss a Wasp”  Ron Wilson our Poet Lariet brings us poems about the Cowboy Life and living rural, so make sure to look down the line and catch them as they come.
Murray-GriggswebErnie Rodina and Murray Griggs  On Horsing Around Ernie Rodina is at the American Royal visiting with Murray Griggs who tells us about his program to teach kids to ride.
Geff Dawson webGeff Dawson – Cowboy Poet I’m Geff Dawson, ranch cowboy and cowboy entertainer. One thing I learned for sure, growing up on the plain, is what my Daddy told me son, don’t ever cuss the rain.
Ernie_ChrisBlevins webErnie Rodina and Dr. Chris Blevins On Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins and Ernie Rodina discuss how to keep rodeo horses healthy while traveling.
Ropers copyErnie Rodina, Kyle Lineaweaver and Mitch Murray Horsing Around, Ernie Rodina travels to the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo were we meet Kyle Lineaweaver and Mitch Murray, two calf ropers who talk about their sport and offer advice to young ropers.
10612675_10152657270008431_4236981278267480804_nDr. Chris Blevins and KSU Vet Students Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins and four veterinary students discuss their duties at the Dodge City Rodeo.
Ernie Rodina and Dr. R.C. Trotter copyErnie Rodina and Dr. R.C. Trott Ernie Rodina is at the Dodge City Rodeo visiting with Dr. R.C. Trotter.
Screen Shot 2014-08-28 at 8.10.24 AM Dr. Chris Blevins and Dr. David Ripple On Horsing Around we catch up with Dr. Chris Blevins at the Dodge City Rodeo, as he visits with Dr. David Ripple, a local veterinarian.
Dr. Chris Blevins_Injections copyDr. Chris Blevins – Injections On Horsing around, Dr. Chris Blevins offers tips to horse owners on how to safely administer injections to their horse.
cogginsDr. Chris Blevins - Coggins Test Dr. Chris Blevins explains the Coggins Test, how it is administered and why it is important.
dewormingDr. Chris Blevins – Deworming your Horse Dr. Chris Blevins discusses the many options available to deworm your horse.
Lisa Johnson copyLisa Johnson – Reins for Renewal Conrad Kabus interviews Lisa Johnson at the 3i Show in Dodge City about her programs and clinics for women and her empowerment through the sport of reining.
coopermartinErnie Rodina, Dawn Dawson and Cooper Martin Ernie Rodina and Dawn Dawson with Better Horses Rario visit with Cooper Martin, a 17-year-old calf roper  who competes professionally.
Kathy HuserDr. Blevins and Kathy Huser at Equifest Dr. Chris Blevins interviews Kathy Huser about horse judging at EquiFest.
bull-parkerErnie Rodina and Bull Parker Ernie Rodina visits with Bull Parker at the Kansas Reining Horse capital City Classic about custom-fit bits and spurs.
brent-wrightErnie Rodina, Dawn Dawnson and Brent Wright Ernie Rodina and Dawn Dawson with Better Horses Radio Network interview Brent Wright, an NRHA Million Dollar Rider.
Kevin HebenstrietErnie Rodina and Kevin Hebenstriet – Transwest Trailers On Horsing Around, Ernie Rodina interviews Kevin Hebenstriet with Transwest Trailers.
Tasha-DoveDr. Chris Blevins and Tasha Dove – KSU Horse Judging Coach Dr. Chris Blevins introduces us to Tasha Dove, K-State’s Horse Judging Coach.
sam gallaherErnie Rodina, Dawn Dawson and Sam Gallaher Ernie and Dawn visit with Sam Gallaher about his equine operation.
Rusty RiersonErnie Rodina, Dawn Dawson and Rusty Rierson Ernie Rodina and Dawn Dawson with Better Horses Radio Show, introduce us to Rusty Rierson as he entertains us with his music.
KHSRA officersErnie Rodina, Dawn Dawson, KHSRA Officers Ernie Rodina and Dawn Dawson visit with KHSRA officers about their roles in the association and their future plans.
Patti Stalder Dr. Chris Blevins and Patti Stalder Dr. Chris Blevins at EquiFest as he visits with Patti Stalder, Executive Director of Kansas Horse Council.
matt-wimerMatthew Wimer On Horsing Around, Dr. Chris Blevins interviews Matt Wimer, a recent graduate of K-State’s School of Veterinary Medicine and a Certified Journeyman Farrier.
matt-wimer-metalMatthew Wimer – Metal Art Dr. Chris Blevins introduces us to Matt Wimer, a fourth year vet student and certified journeyman farrier, about the metal art he creates.
maxwellCasie Maxwell On Horsing Around, learn about K-State’s Equestrian Team as Dr. Chris Blevins interviews coach Casie Maxwell.