High Speed Goat Roping

Mar 18
Jan Swan Wood

Kottwitz’s Calf Canoeing

Mar 16
Savanna Simmons

Conditioning the Barrel Horse

Mar 14
Jenn Zeller

Neck Reining; How to Start

Mar 11
Tristen Baroni

Recent Posts

High Speed Goat Roping

March 18, 2019
Jan Swan Wood

When I was a kid, my Dad thought I ought to add goat tying to my rodeo resume’. I didn’t want to, so I did anyway. My practice goat was brought up from west Texas and was the wildest little Angora wether that ever lived. I tied him quite a bit, but his growing horns […]


Kottwitz’s Calf Canoeing

March 16, 2019
Savanna Simmons

On March 14, National Ag Day, our friends and neighbors Boe and Jennifer Kottwitz, as well as their daughter Abby and my husband Boe, canoed their calves to dry ground. They were previously between where the rising Cheyenne River and Mule Creek converge, and while a few of the calves crossed Mule Creek of their […]


Conditioning the Barrel Horse

March 14, 2019
Jenn Zeller

I’ve been absent for a while, from writing here, and I apologize. Winter here has been horrific, and since I haven’t gotten to ride as much this winter as the last few, I’ve lacked fodder to share with you. Which led me to this — I’m going to share a series about training/conditioning barrel horses; […]


Neck Reining; How to Start

March 11, 2019
Tristen Baroni

I’d like to talk about neck reining and how to start. Here we work on some functional application of pressure and release. This is a wonderful way to work on your timing and feel while you are slowly building some power steering with your horse. Start by taking note of your horse. Is he relaxed […]


Cottonwood Creek Chronicles; If It Can Go Wrong It Will

March 6, 2019
Jan Swan Wood

It’s been quite a while since I checked in with everyone from my outpost on Cottonwood Creek. I’m still alive. It’s been quite a winter. It felt like it started in September, took a short break in January, and then resumed with a vengeance. It also seems like lately, if it can go wrong it […]