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The History of the Horse in Art

In conversation with Amy Laugesen

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The Ranchlands Review is a collection of stories exploring the threads that a life on the land weaves together—from wildlife and land stewardship to music and art.


The Search for Eldorado

Finding paradise, however fleeting, in the mountains of Colorado.


The Old Way

Tales from Argentina.


Who's Afraid of Mountain Lions

Fear flows in both directions between humans and mountain lions, two species of apex predator.


The Local Honeys' New Take on Old-Timey Folk Traditions

The Appalachian-rooted duo Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs are part of a growing resurgence of Kentucky mountain music on the national scene.


Late Bloomers

Two singular artists of Americana music, Nikki Lane and Sierra Ferrell, on friendship, songwriting, and their eclectic paths to fame.


Like A Song

A young girl’s foray into horseback riding, and how the feel for riding grew to live in her body, below consciousness, like a song.

Molly Wizenberg

Prairie Traveler

Part history, part modern travelogue along the Oregon Trail.

Anna LoPinto

Mr. Frying Pan

This bronc stomping’, smooth-talking, bow-legged cowboy has a long stride, a lean face, and a voice that would blow past you at 40 miles an hour.

Max Vanhorn

What Zapata Means to Me

How a relationship with Zapata Ranch launched my career as an acclaimed painter of horses.

Jill Soukup

My Land, Your Land, Our Land

Finding refuge, identity, and community on the rangelands we steward.

Duke Phillips III
The New Sound of Old Crow Medicine Show
by Anna LoPinto

Mike Harris on finding his sound in the old-timey band.

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People of Ranchlands: Oliver Tautkus

Meet the ranch apprentice at Paintrock Canyon Ranch.

The Place of Humanity in the Tapestry of Lifeforms

In conversation with author Dan Flores.

10 Things We Loved in August

Our new favorite album and wardrobe updates from Claudia.

August Updates

From Duke Phillips III.

Calving Journal

Notes from. a season calving heifers at the Frying Pan Ranch, by Claudia Landreville.

Q&A Podcast #01

What is the 30x30 initiative to protect biodiversity, and how does ranching fit into that goal?

15 Things We Loved in July

Various ways to beat the heat, from a plum torte with a cult following to insect repellent.

Paintrock Canyon Ranch Log

Notes from a summer in the Bighorn Mountains by Duke Phillips III.

Ranchlands Radio


#27: Birding and conservation with Tammy VerCauteren
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#3: Horse People


Fried Tacos

by Iván Guillén


by Iván Guillén

The Ranchlands Burger

By Tess Leach

Charred Salsa

by Chase Kelley


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