Cashing in on Colts
They might have only seven rides before being sold, but 2-year-old geldings raised on Bartlett Ranch Wyoming have found a niche in the sale ring. Their marketability stems from their bloodlines and ability, and from the renown of the horsemen who started them under saddle.
When Dr. H. B. “Woody” Bartlett’s 2-year-old colt crop goes through the ring each year during the Fall WYO Quarter Horse Sale in Thermopolis, Wyoming, the ranch-raised Quarter Horses have been ridden only about seven times. This sales approach works well for the veterinarian and longtime cattleman and horseman, who ranches in Alabama and Texas, as well as on Bartlett Ranch Wyoming, which stretches from near Chugwater toward LaGrange.
They might have only seven rides before being sold, but 2-year-old geldings raised on Bartlett Ranch Wyoming have found a niche in the sale ring. Their marketability stems from ...
Time off and a change of scenery prior to January’s AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Show proved just the right mix for Sixes Pick and Chance O’Neal.
This Land is My Land
Ranchers in Southeast Colorado continue fighting to prevent the U.S. Army from taking their land.
Even after a long, steady gaze, the scenery in Southeastern Colorado doesn’t have much to offer. Compared to the majestic mountain peaks found farther west and north, this area of the state appears to be a whole lot of nothing, with flat, dry and rugged expanses stretching for hundreds of lonely miles.
Develop A Strong Defense
Here’s how to give your horse the judgment and self-assurance he needs to keep cattle from crossing the line.
Last month, we discussed how working cattle is similar to a team sport, such as football. You and your horse are on one side of the scrimmage line, and the cow is on the other. The herd, or the “goal,” is behind you. Also like football, each team is either on offense or defense. The cow’s movement and position with regard to the herd, gate or other “goal” determines which role your horse must play.
For the Farm & Barn
Lighten your workload with this lineup of 20 products built to make chores easier and less time-consuming.
From ATVs to manure spreaders, waterers, misters, and gate openers. Read on for more information on each, including options, pricing and where to buy.