Ranching in central South Dakota can be both breathtaking and backbreaking. The Cowan family has learned what it takes to survive while building one of the most successful horse programs on the Northern Plains.
Chronicle of Cowboy Life
Thirteen years ago, Western artist and photographer Lisa Norman journeyed to a remote section of Haythorn Land & Cattle Co. in the Sandhills of Nebraska. Inspired by her outdoor ‚Äústudio‚ÄĚ and the pioneer spirit she encountered, she has documented the ranch‚Äôs rich heritage in a new pictorial essay.
Down the Fence
Reined-cow-horse competition pairs the skill of reining and the action of cutting in one demanding event. Three National Reined Cow Horse Association members offer their insight on going down the fence.
In Search Of Wild Horses
New Mexico‚Äôs high desert is an unforgiving land, one of climatic extremes, sparse water and dry forage. But to the bands of wild horses lurking within the juniper, sagebrush and pines, it‚Äôs a place of freedom and peace.
A Toast To The Coast
What if you could ride through the rolling hills of California‚Äôs scenic wine country, spending a week tasting first-class wines and relaxing at a cozy lodge? Here‚Äôs a first-person account of a horseback vacation that may just be the time of your life.