Is A Cattle Prod The Answer To A Life Overweight

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If you’re not sure what a cattle prod is, here’s the goss: it’s an electricity-charged rod that Australian cattlemen use to persuade cattle to run up ramps and into road-train trailers. Quickly. It’s the sort of thing that can change their lives. Instantly. And it’s the sort of metaphor many of us caught up in […]


Web Branding And The Big Horn Mountains

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On a ranch near the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming a rancher listens to the local news on the radio on his way to work. He stops and looks over a meadow filled with grazing cattle. His pickup door squeals a protest as he steps out of the warm cab into the cold mountain air. […]


Harmful Chemicals In The Meat You Eat

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Many people may not realize it, but much of the meat we eat contains synthetic growth hormones and other chemicals that may be harmful to us. Why would cattle owners want to use growth hormones? It is all about money. Ranchers today want to produce more cattle in a shorter period. A rancher may only […]


The Wild West Is Corralled On Pbs

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Saddle up, partners. There’s good news for anyone who likes to explore the heroes and the hardships of the Old (and not so old) West. PBS presents a series of programs that explore life on the American frontier, as well as the legends and lore that persist today. • In April, PBS presents “Show Cattle,” […]


Rottweiler Historical Facts

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Driving cattle was Rottweilers main historic function.. Rottweilers had another historic job besides driving cattle to the butcher. It is the same job that the Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs and Bernese Mountain Dogs, also in the Working group, are best known for. You see, like their Swiss cousins, Rottweilers are drovers that were also used […]


Horse Breeds American Quarter Horse

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The American Quarter Horse is the first breed of horse native to the United States. The breed evolved when the bloodlines of horses brought to the New World were mixed. Foundation American Quarter Horse stock originated from Arab, Turk and Barb breeds. Selected Stallions and Mares were crossed with horses brought to Colonial America from […]


Spending Time In The Wild Outdoors

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Chances are at one time or another as a child you pretended you were out on the range. Your best imaginary friend was your horse, and you stayed under the stars rustling the herd in. Now that you’re grown up, you can take a trip back in time, but instead of an imaginary experience, you […]


Vacations On A Ranch

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A cowboy or a cowgirl exists in each individual. The most enjoying vacation one can have in a ranch is by enacting in the role of a cowboy. By distancing yourself from city life that is affected by pollution and controlled normally by technological complications, you can go from harsh present to your childhood dreamland. […]


Vacations Are For Making Memories

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There is a need to go out and find yourself. Many people will go sip some fruity drink on the beach, while some will work hard trying to find themselves in the open range. There are some people who will pay to go play a cowboy role on a ranch in the open country so […]


Top Rated Country Ranch Vacations

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Every one of us has, at one time or another, fantasized about a life in the country. Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, a ranch vacation can be very rewarding. With very little pollution and a relaxing atmostphere you can step away from reality and fulfill a childhood dream. This guide covers […]


Round Em Up Take The Family On A Modern Day Cattle Drive Vacation

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Looking for a rewarding and memorable family vacation idea? A cattle drive may be just the thing. We’re talking about real ranchers on real working cattle ranches. Ranch vacations are a good way for them to help support the ranch. But it’s not all business with them. They want to share their way of life […]