EHV-1 Horse Virus In The Midwest

There has been an outbreak of EHV-1 Horse Virus in the Midwest in Eastern Minnesota in March, close to the Wisconsin border. It has been identified in 7-8 barrel horses. In the neurological form, the disease can be deadly, horses often have to euthanized. There have...

Winter 2014 – Northwoods Wisconsin

Winter 2014 – Northwoods Wisconsin will be remembered and talked about for many, many years to come. We have had 50 days below zero; a ton of snow; ice so deep in the lakes the guys have needed extensions for their ice augers; frozen water pipes; frozen septics;...

Winter Activities in the North Woods

Welcome to Winter Activities in the North Woods, and a winter adventure at Spur of the Moment Ranch. Whether it is a family; couple; or friends looking for things to do in the winter, look no further than Oconto County. We have had snow since the middle of December,...

Hunting In Wisconsin Is A Tradition

Hunting in Wisconsin is a tradition. Now that we are rolling into late fall, the leaves are floating down making a carpet of color on our paths; cool rainy days come with a few flurries in the mix; the birds are starting to flock and head for warmer places. With fall...

Notice: Nicolet State Recreational Trail

Just got an email this morning with a notice that pertains to the Old Railroad Grade (Nicolet State Recreational Trail) . The 2 bridges north of Suring, WI and 1 bridge south of Mountain will have bridge rehab work done (concrete upper deck). The plan is to do all the...

North Woods Wisconsin In The Fall

The north Woods Wisconsin in the fall is my favorite time of year. The weather cools down just a bit, the humidity disappears, the sunny days are usually just right for being outside. The ranch is very busy in the fall, it is a popular time of year for horseback...