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The T4 Ranch’s Missouri River Breaks pastures, while decidedly rough, provides natural shelter from the elements.
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From the left, Sydney Cowan, Treg Cowan, Connor Shaull and Tevin Cowan head toward the morning gather.
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The rodeo arena team of Breelyn Cowan and PC Nikita Wood find solace in early morning pasture work.
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The Cowan crew and their Sun Frost-bred ranch horses make ready for a day’s work on the range.
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Pasture work provides Lance Shaull, Sydney Cowan and their T4 mounts with some solid seasoning.
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At the Cowan Brothers Ranch, a woman’s place is oftentimes on the back of a horse – as evidenced here by Breelyn Cowan, Logan Cowan and Sydney Cowan.
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Patrick Cowan and his rodeo mount stand ready to get in a little pasture roping practice, should the need arise.
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On the Cowan Ranch, “generation next” receives its OJT early and often. From the left, Connor Shaull, Logan Cowan, Hayden Cowan, Sydney Cowan
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The weight of an early morning ride weighs heavily on the shoulders of young Tevin Cowan.
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Tigh Cowan and his Sun Frost-bred mount kick it into high gear to get around a group of heifers.
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Hayden Cowan, Kevin Rogness, Patrick Cowan, Guy St. John and Grady O’Bryan engage in a little “Young Guns” tomfoolery are the morning gather is done.