Equine

A new survey shows the national economic impact of the equine industry last year, adding an additional $55 billion to the U.S. economy in 2023 than in 2022.
Meet the Andrus who believe that hard work is one of the best starts to a successful life. Together, they work at his family ranch and started their own ranching operation.
From grooming to basic horse handling, middle and high school students got a chance to immersed themselves in hands-on euine workshops supervised by UK MANRRS members and professional experts — many, for the very first time.
Feel the earth move as beautiful Belgians, powerful Percherons, and classic Clydesdales thunder into the arena!
Detroit Horse Power empowers inner-city youth through equine connection one hoof-beat at a time.
Cowboy artist Steve Boaldin is no stranger to the subjects he depicts. Raised on a farm and ranch in southwest Kansas, Steve grew up working cattle, rodeoing and breaking horses, which inspired him in his passion for art.
Monday, 8/28/23 – 10 PM ET | 9 PM CT | 8 PM MT | 7 PM PT
The family currently cares for more than 200 horses at the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary in Wyoming.
RFD-TV’s Suzanne Alexander spoke with Veteran Ranch Vice President J.R. Smith about how he came up with the idea for the program, how it helps veterans, and the success he’s seen.
Equine Shows
“Gentle Giants” explores the world of draft horses on the farm, in the field, and in the arena. Hosted by champion equestrians Pam Minick and Kadee Coffman, “Gentle Giants” travels across America to see draft horses--from the Legendary Budweiser Clydesdales to hearty Belgian draft horses plowing the fields--at work and at play.
Each episode of Better Horses is a charming love letter to the equine community with a lovely mix of entertaining segments for horse enthusiasts.
Debuting in 2018, Horse of the West extended the National Reining Horse Association’s commitment to western sports coverage further—by adding cutting events, ranch riding, and select rodeo-timed events—all emphasizing how the horse makes these great western sports possible.
“Special Cowboy Moments,” a half-hour docuseries on RFD-TV, gives cowboy lovers and connoisseurs of western history alike the chance to explore stories of 20th-century rodeo legends, up-and-comers, fourth-generation ranchers, and more that will capture the heart of the steadfast western spirit.
Renowned, award-winning equine clinician, Steve Lantvit, has a fresh and innovative approach to training individuals and horses. He shares all this expert advice with RFD-TV and Cowboy Channel viewers in his can’t-miss show, “Steve Lantvit Horsemanship.”
Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
Starring award-winning artist Perley Curtis, anyone who enjoys the classic sound of real Country music will love “Perley’s Place.” Filmed live at the iconic Nashville Palace, near Opryland in Nashville, TN, with a live audience, it’s one classic County hit after another.
The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell is one of Ireland’s best known performers – from Australia to Alaska.
“The Marty Stuart Show” is a must-see during RFD-TV’s Saturday Night Music Row. Each exciting episode features Mr. Stuart and his band “The Fabulous Superlatives.” Episodes also feature his wife — “Country Queen,” Ms. Connie Smith—who has helped make the show a celebrated success.