Learn how to crease a palm leaf hat in this quick video tutorial!
As I type this, it’s raining, it’s pouring, I wish I were snoring. I’ve been on heifer duty the past week, which, of course I love. But I’m dragging tail. I was out of my thyroid meds last week, so in addition to not getting but 4-6 hours of sleep each night, I was legitly […]
“Blessed are the flexible, for they will not be bent out of shape” – Origin unknown. Sometimes you’ve got to go with your horse. That was the case yesterday for me, as I took this pretty dun stud (who will soon be an excellent gelding), on his first outside ride. The plan was to use […]
When you farm or ranch or even work for a seed company, your job depends on ag. When you sell or build tractors or other farm / ranch equipment, your job depends on ag. If you ride pens at a feedlot for a living, your job depends on ag. If you train horses for a living […]
I’ve mentioned in several places via Social Media, that I’ve been tying a mustache knot in my horse’s tails. Those of you that follow me on Instagram have seen them. And many of you have asked to see how to do them. I searched the internets high and low for a decent video showing you, […]
It’s wild rag season! The time of year when we break out the colorful, patterned and bright scarves to add an extra layer of warmth! In this video I’m going to show you how to tie two different knots — one is your basic square knot. The second is a buckaroo square knot or mustache […]
I discovered “Just Plain Punchy”, when I was shopping for a friend’s baby. I knew I wanted something different, something that would embody the cowgirl spirit, and I ran on to the adorable stuff that Kristi makes in the Ranch Wives Association group on Facebook. I knew I’d found what I was looking for. I’ve […]
A couple weeks ago I had the privelege of photographing a young woman who is embarking upon her last year of high school. She’s gorgeous, a handy, handy rodeo competitor and a beautiful spirit all around. I hope you enjoy these images as much as I enjoyed taking them! Happy Trails!
I’ve been uber busy this summer, as evidenced by the lack of posts here (but you can still read what I’m writing about horsemanship over at Cavvy Savvy). I’m so behind, I didn’t realize until this morning that I hadn’t shared any of my branding pen photos from this Spring. We just held our annual […]
I’m often asked: what’s a typical day on the ranch? I chuckle inside and then quietly say with a smile on my face, “there is no such thing”! When you live where you work, and work where you live, manage animals and grass for a living, life gets hectic, frenetic and crazy. One day (like […]