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Horsing Around on WOWT 6 Outdoors

Saddle up and come along for the ride on this week’s WOWT 6 News Outdoor Report.

Horses saddled up for trail ride at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.
Horses saddled up for trail ride at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.

In general, I’ll be telling you about the wonderful horseback trail riding and equestrian opportunities at Nebraska state park lands. There are several state park lands that offer guided trail rides. These park lands include Chadron, Fort Robinson, Indian Cave, Niobrara, Mahoney, Platte River and Ponca.

Horseback trail rides at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.
Horseback trail rides at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.

Who doesn’t love horses, huh?

Horse at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.
Horse at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.
Horseback trail ride at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.
Horseback trail ride at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, NE. Photo by Mike Freel of Omaha, NE.

Omaha’s WOWT 6 Outdoor Report airs LIVE on Thursday at 6 p.m. CST during the sportscast with either Ross Jernstrom or Jeff Packer.  If you miss it, you can see it on Saturday morning later in the station’s hour-long, 8 a.m. CST newscast. In addition, video replays of this outdoor segment are available on the station’s website here. From all of us associated with the WOWT 6 Sports Machine, thanks for watching!

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About greg wagner

A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Public Information Officer and Manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Service Center in Omaha. On a weekly basis, Wagner can be heard on a number of radio stations, seen on local television in Omaha, and on social media channels, creatively conveying natural resource conservation messages as well as promoting outdoor activities and destinations in Nebraska. Wagner, whose career at Game and Parks began in 1979, walks, talks, lives, breathes and blogs about Nebraska’s outdoors. He grew up in rural Gretna, building forts in the woods, hunting, fishing, collecting leaves, and generally thriving on constant outdoor activity. One of the primary goals of his blog is to get people, especially young ones, to have fun and spend time outside!

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