With horses, cattle and dogs as sidekicks, this ranch hand is living her own version of Lonesome Dove. One dog is even named Newt.
Whether cooking, cleaning, branding calves or starting colts, this New Mexico cowgirl is driven by a love for horses, her family values and a clear sense of purpose.
Preserving the heritage, history and resources of her family’s 139-year-old ranch is something this Colorado rancher takes seriously.
Amid one of the worst droughts in California history, this fifth-generation rancher finds ways to sustain her cattle operation and continue her family’s ranching traditions.
The rural community of Faith, South Dakota, has benefitted from having all-around hand Iris Day as a resident, and she feels blessed to be part of it.
This Oklahoma native recently realized that her dream of having her own cattle operation and producing high-quality seed-stock genetics has finally come true.