Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .

Recommended Posts

The Minnesota Horse Expo will be April 24, 25, 26 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St Paul.

Speakers include Stacy Westfall, Craig Cameron, Susan E Harris (gaited horse), and others.

Dodge PRCA Rodeo will be there Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday afternoon. This is the same livestock and specialty act that has been at our county fair, and they are always exciting.

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and youth.

Rodeo admission will range from $4-$10 depending on seating, plus daily Expo admission.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I am thinking that I would like to drive up for one of these days to check it out. The speakers are great. I watch Craig Cameron often for tips on working with the horses...

Stacy Westfall is also a great speaker and will offer some wonderful training tips.

If anybody is thinking about attending lets hear about it and maybe we can have a little FM get together. Maybe have lunch or dinner there and get to know each other.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I usually go to the Expo every year but this year I will be in Florida. They have a great 4H tack sale where you can get almost everything you need for a decent price, get there early to get the best deals. Actually, they have so many booths there with so many items, you can find anything you want/need including artwork. The speakers are also usually very good. Have fun!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm pretty sure that I'll be there on Friday. We have in the past pulled the kids out of school and gone shopping! I've carried way too much stuff out to the truck in the past to think I'm going to avoid that this year.

4H sale is great. I always find something I need. I also buy all my wormer for the next year, etc..

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Just wanted to bring this thread back up to the top to remind everybody that the expo is going on as we speak...

I dont know if I am going to make it. Depends on what happens this weekend with the weather.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Two of my kids will be there with their FFA Horse judging team on Sunday.

My mom turns 70 on Sunday, so hubby and I are going to her house instead. I am bummed, since I will be within two miles of the Expo when I pick my niece up from college to join in on the party.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Posts

    • The building codes are really very important in order to keep the property safe. We need to upgrade the house acoording to these building codes.
    • And Del says ya can eat as many as ya want now!!!     
    • great cheap treat those smoked eggs.  
    • I actually prefer Honeycrisp, because of the sweet/tart flavor. Sweet tango ain't bad either. The others get TOO mushy and seem to lose flavor. But, it's a personal preference. Someone'll whine about there are better baking apples.  Made my apple roast the other day with the Honeycrisp, but put it in the crockpot instead of the oven. Came up with this 6-7 yrs ago.  And there's even a picture of it, since words give you so much difficulty, leech.            Reb's  Apple- pork roast

        One boneless 2-3 lb Pork Butt Roast Two cups  Fresh Apple Cider Rosemary Seasoned salt Black pepper to taste 4 oz Cinnamon Apple Sauce (These are the “Snak Pak” size cups) One  large Yellow Onion, sliced thin              Marinate the roast in the cider in a Zip-Loc bag, in the fridge, for 6-8 hours, turning frequently. Place roast in a greased baking dish, with some of the marinade. Sprinkle liberally with seasonings and lightly with the Rosemary.  Place thin layer of onions on top. Pour apple sauce over top. Put in a 300* oven for 45 mns to one hour, uncovered.  Cover and cook  for30- 45 mns- longer or until meat thermometer registers 155-160*. Do not overcook. Let sit covered for 15 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!  
    • @RebelSS, do you recommend any specific type of apples?
    • I forgot to put in the segment winners Spring        Juneau4 Summer     Henry's Heroes Playoff        BlackLundProV
    • Well quit hijacking the thread!!! we'll find someone serious sooner or later!
    • They can explain that over and over and I’m not buying it. I changed my ducer to the 12 like my 18. 
    • So your trying to work out the picture problem-right?
  • Our Sponsors