Category: Livestock

The Buck Clinic — 2016

Every year I am fortunate enough to make at least one Buck Clinic, and every year when I get home, I say this was the best clinic yet. Sometimes, I get to come home and go right back to riding horses, but more often than not, I go, come back and then I am off […]

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Branding Season

It’s here. Branding season is in full swing.   So are our ranch interns. And it’s all I can do to hold my head above water…  But I did manage to find time to  shoot a few images at the branding I was at this past Monday.  I also sorted about 300 pairs on this […]

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Calves, a Gelding and Chicks!

This week has been busy, one might say. Monday, we had our first calf of the year, a cute little heifer. But we also got a trip to the vet for a cow that had a calf and lost it. That was a crazy day for sure! It was a good thing I’d had a […]

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Calves, a Gelding and Chicks!

This week has been busy, one might say. Monday, we had our first calf of the year, a cute little heifer. But we also got a trip to the vet for a cow that had a calf and lost it. That was a crazy day for sure! It was a good thing I’d had a […]

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Sometimes You Gotta Slow Down

I was handling my coming 8 year old mare today. I started her when she was two, and have ridden her on and off a bit here and there since then. She probably has 45 rides. So, I glossed over the fact that she stood there and let me brush her, and missed all the […]

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The Colt Cam Chronicles

“Blessed are the flexible, for they will not be bent out of shape” – Origin unknown. Sometimes you’ve got to go with your horse. That was the case yesterday for me, as I took this pretty dun stud (who will soon be an excellent gelding), on his first outside ride. The plan was to use […]

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Spring is in the air

It’s the first official week of spring! Or at least it was in Texas! I just got back from there in the wee hours of Saturday morning last week and we awoke to a blanket of snow. I also woke up to snow Wednesday morning! It was a strange drive back to the north. I […]

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An Upcycle Giveaway!

I’m so excited about this week’s giveaway! Landfill Dzine brought you our last giveaway, and this one is brought to you by the same, great folks. This time they’ve provided one very cool, large handbag/tote. I’ve been carrying this thing around for a while and it’s pretty dang awesome, if I do say so myself. […]

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Colt Cam 2016 – Get your horse ready to bridle

It’s been a year or better since we’ve had a Colt Cam Post. And not even because I haven’t put any first rides on horses, because I certainly have, but in case you’ve not noticed I’m a big time slacker in the blogging department lately. But, I’ve made a couple videos of some recent rides […]

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How to Tie a Mustache Knot

I’ve mentioned in several places via Social Media, that I’ve been tying a mustache knot in my horse’s tails. Those of you that follow me on Instagram have seen them. And many of you have asked to see how to do them. I searched the internets high and low for a decent video showing you, […]

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