The Mississippi Horse Park hosted 23 events in 1999, its first year in existence.
Last year it hosted 134.
They call Tim Lepard the “Wild Thang.”
Lepard, a Pontotoc native, used to be a bullfighter — even winning a bullfighter of the year award three years in a row.
In 1987, Lepard said, a world champion bullfighter gave him some advice to try something new.
Spring is only days away and it’s time to plan gardens and get hands dirty.
This weekend, the Mississippi Horse Park will host the sixth Annual Lucky Dog Barrel Race.
The Mississippi Horse Park is set to host its first Mississippi Trotting Association-sanctioned harness race Sunday if the weather leading into the event cooperates.
The Miss. Horse Park will host the 47th Anniversary Central States Peruvian Paso Horse Show this weekend, and many more events are scheduled through early August.
Dispatch photographer Luisa Porter took her Nikon D750 camera to the Rotary Classic Rodeo held Feb. 12-13 at the Mississippi Horse Park.
The Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville will hold the annual Rotary Rodeo Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. nightly, according to a press release from the Horse Park.
Starkville aldermen have continuously cut outside contributions to the Mississippi Horse Park this term and will do so again in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget.
The Mississippi Horse Park will host the 2015 Open U.S. National Equestrian Drill Team Competition on Thursday and Friday.