It’s hard to beat days on the trail, moving along with the rhythmic creak of saddles, the hollow footfalls of the animals behind you and the sweet scent of Ponderosa pine filling your nostrils on a silent, warm updraft.
Increase your livestock awareness to develop a solid ranch horse and work cattle effectively, or become a valued ranch hand.
Here are some helpful hints reprinted from The Revised Horseman’s Scrapbook by Randy Steffen. Many of the tips in the book appeared in Western Horseman through the years.
Our September 2004 issue featured “Resurrecting the Ol’ 25” about a historic Nevada ranch describes my encounter with one of the few vaqueros left on the western range.
Idaho’s Zollinger Ranch uses classic and contemporary bloodlines to meet the evolving demands of the performance-horse market.