Northland Horse Fair Back in the Saddle at Miller Hill Mall

The fair featured different vendors, seminars, petting zoos, and full-sized and miniature horses.

DULUTH, Minn.- If you’ve never seen a horse in a shopping mall, Saturday was the day at Miller Hill Mall. Beyond the Barn, a western boutique store hosted its 16th annual Northland Horse Fair featuring different vendors, seminars, petting zoos, and full-sized and miniature horses. Manager Amanda Crist says she was more than excited to bring the horse community together…

Northern Lights Cutting Center Sparks Equestrian Interest in the Northland

Talmadge River Ranch, home of Northern Lights Cutting Center, is Open for Private Lessons

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s something you may have taken part in as a kid at least once or twice – horseback riding. FOX 21’s Brett Scott digs deeper into the competition world of cutting and shows how one local family is looking to share their talent with adventure seekers living in the Northland. “I think they’re shocked that it’s something…

Out-of-State Trainer Visits Spring Hill Farm for Horseback Riding Clinic

Paul Belasik helps riders with Dressage riding skills.

DULUTH, Minn.- Some Northland horseback riders spent time working with a trainer from out of state this weekend. Paul Belasik flew in from Pennsylvania to Spring Hill Farm on Jean Duluth Road for the weekend. He helped riders with their Dressage riding, where the horse and rider are expected to perform a series of pre-planned movements from memory. “It’s often…

Sharing and Swapping Horses in Miniature

Model Horse Get Together and Swap held in Twig

TWIG, Minn.- Horse lovers had a chance to get together, share, and swap their horses in Twig, Minnesota on Sunday. But these horses were a bit smaller. The Johnson Saddle Shop hosted its 3rd Annual Model Horse Get Together and Swap. Model horse collectors, painters and crafters got all their horses together in one room, and were able to buy more….

Monthly Pony Meeting Teaches On and Off Saddle Horse Care

Chequamegon Pony Club Holds Meeting at 57 Ranches Cutting Horses

DULUTH, Minn.- A bond between a horse and its rider is unbreakable. But even the most experienced riders can use time working with their horses. Sunday at 57 Ranches Cutting Horses, riders young and old learned some new tricks for riding, and caring for their hooved friends. The neighs of excitement and the thundering gallop of hooves fills the room. Despite…

Lake County Fair Kicks Off Despite Rainy Weather

Dozens Put Their Talent to Work in the 4-H Exhibits Thursday

TWO HARBORS, Minn. – Despite the cold, rainy weather we’re experiencing in the Northland, it isn’t stopping one community from coming together to celebrate their annual county fair. The Lake County Fair is celebrating their 109th season. Thursday, rain kept most of the rides from operating but didn’t stop the barnyard animals for getting ready to be judged in various…

64th Annual Spooner Rodeo Starts Thursday

Thousands are Expected to Descend on Spooner, Wisconsin, for the Annual Weekend Rodeo

SPOONER, Wisc. – Happening Thursday, July 6 through Sunday, July 9, thousands will crowd into the town of Spooner, Wisconsin, for the 64th Annual Spooner Rodeo. This year Queen Missa Taylor and Princess Katie Crosby stopped by the FOX 21 Studios to chat about the jam packed three days of events. A full schedule is listed below: 2017 Spooner Rodeo…

Contented Critters Continues Despite Loss of Founder

After Nearly Four Decades, Founder Faye Walters Passed Away in April; Friends Rally to Continue Legacy

MAKINEN, Minn. – In this week’s Animal Answers we took a trip to the Iron Range to a place looking to cater to Contented Critters. After a devastating loss just months ago, one woman’s life is now helping to create an ongoing legacy. Animal shelters are common commodities in cities across the Northland. Along Highway 16 in Makinen, Minnesota, you’ll…

Local Horse Barns Open to Public Sunday

Event Educates Public about Horseback Riding and Care

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend Northland horse barns are opening up to the public. The Duluth Area Horse Trail Alliance is encouraging anyone interested in horseback riding to stop by, no matter the age. The 3rd Annual Horses in your Neighborhood event is held to get folks of all ages excited about horseback riding, and also educate about trail courtesy…