“Horses are one of the most perfectly created animals in nature. They seem so proportionally perfect. I’ve always felt that the way the move, the way they’re built, there’s something...
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Ranchlands is a fourth generation, family-owned and operated ranch management company. We run bison and cattle on ranches in Colorado, New Mexico, and South Dakota. We protect the land we...
At Ranchlands, our cattle program is based on “survival of the fittest.” The ones that raise a good calf every year and breed back are the cattle that make it....
This short video from Filson’s fall 2017 campaign highlights Ranchlands’ vision for the future of ranching.
Meet the young women who are calling the Zapata home for the 2017 season.
Meet Madi Hester, the maker behind Ranchlands leather goods, as she talks about learning the craft of leather, building community on the Chico through leather work, and how she finds...
Nick Baefsky shares his insights about working the 2019 calving season at Chico Basin Ranch.
“I came in and I was like, ‘Yeah, I’ve been working on a farm and I’ve been riding my whole life, I’ve got some experience. This is gonna be great,...
This film by Alfredo Alcántara & Josh Chertoff follows Duke Phillips III and his team at Zapata Ranch during our annual fall bison works. This unique conservation effort is instrumental...
The most important tool we use in management of the land is being able to control the amount of time that cattle graze a particular pasture.
The philosophy behind rotational grazing.
In this video, Duke talks about the art of roping–the subtle techniques, such as positioning your horse with precision and keeping the herd of cattle calm, that go beyond basic...
A young colt being worked at Chico Basin Ranch.