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Basque Ranching Culture Thrives
In the annals of western history, there is perhaps an overfictionalization of the conflicts between sheep and cattle on western ranges. There were some range wars, but in reality, both sheep and cattle were often run on the same ranch, especially in the Great Basin.
Ben JohnsonEditor's Note: This story first appeared in the August 1989 issue of Western Horseman.
For seven weeks each summer, Elk Creek Ranch plays host to several dozen teenagers and descendents of the ranch's founding family, the Ridgway's. But there's always been talk about finding ways to do more with the ranch land, located less than an hour outside Cody, Wyoming.
Big Sky Cowboy
When John Scott moved to Montana, his vision for a ranch was as vast as the skies above him. Undeterred by harsh weather and wavering markets, John built one of the largest cow-calf operations and most reputable remudas in the state.