A native Colorado rancher breathes life into a forgotten homestead and rekindles his ranching traditions.
The legendary outfit, long known for top hands and outstanding horses, has left its mark on the Texas landscape and the ranching industry.
With its roots tracing to a Spanish land grant, the O RO Ranch has been called the last of the great northern Arizona ranches.
At the Haythorn Land & Cattle Co. horse sale, it’s not only “buying” that draws the crowd – it’s “buying in.”
There’s nothing fun about horse rescues. Even a veteran of the process such as Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch founder Kim Meeder, has never learned to enjoy the process. But in the dozen years she’s been rescuing horses from neglect and abuse, she’s learned to appreciate the silver lining that comes from such horrible conditions.
Arizona’s Empire Ranch boasts a rich history going back to the days of two daring speculators. The ranch’s future now depends on an enterprising family, a partnership with the government, and a renewed horse program.
A South Texas ranch family uses their everyday vocation as a way to train world-caliber mounted-shooting horses.
Comprised entirely of private land, Wyoming’s D Bar D Ranch is run by the same family that started it in 1949.
Living Springs Ranch served as the scenic backdrop in “Counting Cadence,” which can be found in the December issue of WH. Located in Simla, Colo., on the high plains near Colorado Springs, Living Springs Ranch hosts recreational activities for riders of all ages and at all levels of expertise. Many events include presentations by top rodeo competitors and horsemen and -women, such as rodeo cowboy Lyle Sankey and Arizona clinician Lee Smith. Ranch guests can bring their own horses or arrange to use ranch horses for many activities, which are held almost year-round.