When Cows Take Orders

Oct 22
Jan Swan Wood

Recent Posts

Buck Brannaman’s Tips on Keeping Horses Healthy While Traveling

January 8, 2015
Jenn Zeller

With Winter in full-swing here in South Dakota (as I type this, it’s snowing,  and the wind is blowing about 40 mph),  it’s all I can do to bring myself not to pack up and head to Texas to ride for the rest of the winter.  I still might – but I think that trip […]


The Branding Pen: A Documentary

January 5, 2015
Jenn Zeller

I purchased, “Branding: Roping and Stock Handling Techniques in the Great Basin” for our household for Christmas.  Since I’ve previously shared that we are followers of the Great Basin/Buckaroos style roping here at the ranch,  it makes sense that we’d add this to our collection.   It was very well done, and really helped me […]


The Brush Thicket

January 2, 2015
Wendel Elliott

If you’re a rancher or farmer then you may have had struggles with or had some experience in brush control. If you haven’t tried any “solutions”, then you’ve probably at least thought about ways to control the problem. Not too long ago, I was helping a friend gather some cattle and found myself following up […]


Goals are Daunting

December 31, 2014
Tayler Teichert

The word goal has always been daunting to me. You tell me to set goals and I automatically think okay let me come up with a few extravagant ideas that I will never accomplish… and that’s just the way it is for me.  I am more of a list/project sort of person. I like to […]


How To Use a Polo Wrap

December 30, 2014
Jenn Zeller

One of the things I see, that many folks could do better, would be to properly utilize a polo wrap.  Let’s face it, when we were kids we liked wrapping our horse’s legs because a). they look cool, and b). there are countless color options. But the truth is doing it wrong could cause more harm […]