Grand Island farrier Phil Fisher selected Horse Person of the Year
September 8th, 2014
Smoke rises as farrier Phil Fisher, who was named Horseman of the Year in 2013, works on new shoes for Jokes on the Wrapper in his workshop at Equine Veterinary Associates in Grand Island. The process helps make sure there are no bumps on the hoof or the shoe before it is placed on the hoof.
Study: Nebraska State Fair brings millions to area
September 7th, 2014
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A recently completed study by the Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce found that the Nebraska State Fair's economic impact on the community last year exceed $22 million.
State Fair equestrian show packed with thrills
September 1st, 2014
Mitra Abab hangs from a moving horse while performing during the Ma'Ceo! Acro-Equestrian Show Saturday in the East Entertainment Area at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.
Horse groups not giving up Nebraska court ruling
September 14th, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A ballot measure to allow machine betting on previously run horse races may have died in court this year, but supporters are already looking ahead to press the issue in 2016. Horse owners and racing groups are pondering their options now that the Nebraska ...
Clydesdales catch eyes
August 26th, 2014
Neigh! Newell Elementary students (clockwise from lower right) Kobe Callahan, 8, Eliseo DeLeon, 7, and Gavin Steinfeldt, 8, as well as chaperone Alyssa Steinfeldt, react as Express Clydesdale Brock (left) lets out a loud "neigh" Monday morning during the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.