A few tips to help your horse move in a more balanced, collected way and you transition to and from the lope.
Part co-workers, part companionship, the relationship between man and dog stretches back tens of thousands of years.
How an internship at the MP Ranch helped an advertising art director transition to a full time career as an artist.
In pursuit of color. How a high fashion career in London became the catalyst for foraging wild plants in Colorado.
Cattle trails are not necessarily aimless ruminant wanderings, but rather the materialization of purpose and intentionality.
Meet Abby, a member of a seventh-generation Colorado agricultural family who has planted our first Zapata garden
Every year a group of life-long riders joins our staff at Zapata Ranch as wranglers. Here are a few stories from their first month.
Livestock brandings have roots dating back to over 4,700 years ago but still remain relevant today. Learn its history and role at Ranchlands.
There’s definitely certain situations where the helicopter shines. But cutting pairs, sorting cattle, you can’t do that in a helicopter or a bike, that’s a horse job. The interesting thing is that people think it’s one or the other, but in combination, you can’t beat it.
The Spanish word for loggerhead sea turtle–caguama–is also Mexican slang for a 32 ounce bottle of beer, the connection being, presumably, that the further down the bottle one drinks, the more it comes to resemble its aquatic namesake. The fleabitten grey gelding who has been part of the Ranchlands remuda for over a decade seems to have earned the distinction of this same name (pronounced ca-wa-ma) as a nod to his lanky conformation and smooth disposition.