Monthly Archives: July 2017

My Brother Bill Runs a Great Ranch

Bill, pictured here, took us up to see and check some of his cattle on summer pasture.  This is a deeded lease that is part of the Northern Cheyenne Indian reservation. This is Bill’s cattle checking vehicle, which we used … Continue reading

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We left California with two horses and returned with three.

This is “Sal,” a two year old filly owned by my brother, John.  I brought this lovely filly to California with the intention of bringing her along further in her training and selling her. She was such a trooper, making … Continue reading

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Kim and Utah were Amazing

I could not have made the trip without this fine pair.  Aside from being indispensable during the clinic, moving cattle and acting as a very able demonstrator, Kim kept me organized.  She handled all the money and the releases.  She … Continue reading

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Chase and Utah Thought Montana was Great

Mom thought it was great to have Chase grazing along the Tongue River at her ranch.  He had never been here, although he is announced as being from here at every Quarter Horse show.  

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But I was really “Home” when I got to Birney, Montana.

The Tongue River Valley is my favorite place on earth. My mom, shown here on the right, was so delighted to be surrounded by her family.  On one day, all her children and two grandchildren came to the ranch. On … Continue reading

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Home Base for most of the trip was Colts Unlimited

This is the hunter/jumper facility in Sheridan, Wyoming operated by my brother and sister-in-law, Charlie and Hillary Carrel. They were an amazing host and hostess.  Kim and I ate like queens the whole entire trip.

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