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Buckaroo Country Calendar by Mary Williams Hyde

October 21, 2017
Savanna Simmons

Mary Williams Hyde, of Buckaroo Country Photography, is one of the premier photographers, arguably the best, within the buckaroo and cowboy community. She travels extensively, recording and preserving a heritage that has diminished through the decades. Mary is self-employed, allowing for her work to go directly to the client, those whom she is photographing. Her […]


Cowboy Relief Roping Benefit For Toby Vineyard

October 19, 2017
Tiffany Schwenke

There is a special group of people who have formed an amazing organization called Cowboy Relief. Cowboy Relief’s sole purpose is to help cowboy’s with medical bills. This year’s event is Cowboy Relief Roping Benefit for Toby Vineyard is November 11th, 2017 at the Miller’s Horse Palace in Laurel, MT starting at 11am. Cowboy Relief was […]


Wagon Camp Visit

October 17, 2017
Jolyn Young

Here at the O RO Ranch in northern Arizona, it’s fall time. Wait, it’s fall time everywhere in the Northern Hemisphere. I mean that since it’s fall time, it’s also fall wagon time here at the ROs. Yikes. That was an unexpectedly difficult thought to express. The ROs is one of the last few ranches […]


Activities for Young Riders: Part 1

October 15, 2017
Savanna Simmons

The weather here in Wyoming this fall has been beautiful . . . but windy. The constant blowing makes it a little less fun for young riders to want to be aboard a horse. Luckily, we have a small barn that has a large round-pen set up for our kids to ride in on blustery […]


Shipping Calves

October 13, 2017
Tiffany Schwenke

Shipping calves is the accumulation of the last year’s work. Over the last year ranchers have experienced sleepless nights, stressful situations, sickness, death, the miracle of life, moments of triumphs, and close calls. They have felt every emotion possible. They have done research. They have spent time caring for, feeding, and doctoring these calves. They […]


Lusk, Wyoming’s Legend of Rawhide

October 11, 2017
Savanna Simmons

The Legend of Rawhide is unlike anything I have witnessed before. The vivid tale looks back into the time of settlers and indians and implores a person to consider what our ancestors’ lives could have been like. The town rallies so beautifully and plans each year to make the event such a success. The local […]


Featured Horse For Sale: Buckskin Colt

October 9, 2017
Sales Staff

2017 Buckskin Colt This colt is AMAZING!! He will be quick and cowy!!! His sweet disposition and buckskin color are an added bonus. Top side – http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/zacks+dun+it Bottom side –  http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/ms+riada+blackburn $2,500 Contracts available to protect your purchase. Transportation can be arranged at buyers expense or if possible we will meet you or you are always welcome […]


Ranching and The Oilfield

October 7, 2017
Tiffany Schwenke

Relationships between ranchers and the oilfield haven’t always been harmonious. Ranching and the oilfield have had a tumultuous relationship that has improved over the years and learned to coexist. In the early days of the oilfield, tempers were often high because the ranching industry was holding tight to the fact that they were trying to […]


Using Cadence to Stop Harder

October 5, 2017
Savanna Simmons

When considering using your horse’s cadence to stop, feel and listen to the horse’s stride. Jolyn Young wrote an informative blog about cadence at the lope and learning to feel the three-beat footfall. Read about her blog post here. Once you’re comfortable feeling the footfall at each gait, you can start to use it to […]


Picket Breaking a Horse by a Front Foot

October 2, 2017
Jan Swan Wood

Picket breaking a horse is an important lesson. Having a horse that is picket broke is pretty handy. Nearly anywhere you end up, you can picket a horse out so he can graze, lay down and move around. It’s also handy for keeping a horse up close when you need him. A little strategic yard […]


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