Regular Columns

Enjoy the art, humor and wisdom of our columnists: Mike Capron and Jackson Wald who each have their own regular column. We hope you enjoy their writing!

Tales of Texas

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Eagles Hate to Bathe

“It was January 19, 1975, a cold front was in full force and the temperature was dropping fast but the wind was blowing even faster.”

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Hey Bull!

“Gathering remnant with a crew of dogs has always been a favorite chore of mine.”

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Sweet Talkin’s Over ...

“As I returned to camp, I thought of all the different things that had happened during the past year. There was a long list of circumstances…”

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Sweet Talkin's Over ...

“Looking for my run away cow, where did she go? I left the house expecting to run into the black motley-faced cow not too far from where I last saw her.”

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Sweet Talkin’s Over ...

“The cow business has a long history of profit and loss and this little story is a small example of this illusive pursuit.”

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Midnight Rider

“It was late one evening on the fall works. We were running behind schedule so our commute home was a long and late one.”

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James Kenney and The...

“Making a cowboy is kinda like making a cake. There are a lot of different ingredients that go into creating both of these little delicacies.”

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He Should Have Calle...

“Some cowboys try to cover all the bases at once. They’re trying to punch cows and get rich at the same time.”

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Jake's Take

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Leachman Sale

“The beginning of this April there was a very large scale dispersion sale of the Hairpin Cavvy belonging to Jim Leachman.”

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Kessler

“Well, I have a four year old colt that I got from my friend Clint Branger. He’s out of an AQHA registered ‘Kessler’ mare”

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Calving in February

“Well February is here and so are a few chilly calves… more than the Wald ranch expected anyway! We were caught a little off guard…”

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Learning the Ropes

“Ok, just to say this before I start, I am no expert on this subject! This time, I’m gonna talk about the different kinds of ropes that I know about.”

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Weaning Colts and Wi...

“There’s a small period of time in-between the fall works and the middle of winter when you’re feeding cows twenty-four-seven”

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Joe Wolter Clinic

“Labor Day weekend was especially fun this year for a few people”

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Branding Camp 2010

“Well last week I was having the time of my life at a branding camp here in Montana for about six days.”

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Vaquero Horsemanship...

“For the last few weeks I’ve described the history and gear of the vaquero in my own words and from my own experiences.”

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