South Dakota’s Hunt family has built thriving horse operations based on these old-fashioned values.
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.
From their successful Windward Stud, to the launch of their new venture, M5 Performance Bloodstock, Frank and Robin Merrill continue to stay a cut above in the performance-horse industry.
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.