Dakota Horse Magazine

Stories published in the on line or print edition of Dakota Horse magazine

  • Dakota Horse Magazine,  Horses,  North Dakota Today

    The Battle to Save Roosevelt’s Horses

    https://dakotahorsemagazine.com/articles/the-battle-to-save-roosevelts-horses/ Update: On April 25, 2024 Senator John Hoeven announced that he had “secured a commitment” from the National Park Service to maintain the wild horses in Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sierra Schmidt grew up visiting and getting to know the wild horses of Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP). She says the memory is still in her mind as clear as the day she first saw ‘Cloud’ and his band walking down the road near the prairie dog town in the park. She was ten and had been coming to the park since she was three to see the horses. Cloud was an amazing stallion with a big white face…

  • Dakota Horse Magazine,  Horses,  Tales of the Ranch


    https://dakotahorsemagazine.com/articles/rex/ This story was published in the online edition of Dakota Horse Magazine, April 12, 2023 and in the Fall 2023 hard copy edition. Rex: Latin for “king” Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, friendship without envy or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is laced with muscle and strength by gentleness confined. He serves without servility; he has fought without enmity. There is nothing so powerful, nothing less violent, there is nothing so quick, nothing more patient. England’s past has been borne on his back. All history is his industry; we are his heirs, he our inheritance. The Horse, poem by Ronald Duncan Rex…