Day #3 of Stockwhip training

I finally fully cracked my whip with Moon and she did great! I was going to post the video here, but my computer and internet aren't cooperating. But you can see the video on my Youtube channel, GoPro Cowgirl as well as some of my other videos. Please keep on mind that I'm still learning … Continue reading Day #3 of Stockwhip training

Day 2 of Stockwhip training

I've been working on introducing my stockwhip to Moon this last week. I started out making sure that she was completely comfortable with the lead rope being swung around her and tossed all over her body. I made sure to also swing it so that it would wrap around her legs since that can happen … Continue reading Day 2 of Stockwhip training

My first Short Story Competition

This is a short story I wrote for a competition way back in junior high. I got second place, but when I read it now, I can't help but wonder why the judges liked it so much.

My horse predicts the weather better than the radar

I can count on one hand and still have fingers to spare how many times Sweetheart has been so spooked I was on the verge of completely losing control and her going into a full on panic, and every single one was because of sever weather.  Late afternoon today one of the neighbors' horses got … Continue reading My horse predicts the weather better than the radar

I pulled my first calf!

I pulled my first calf today! Without any help! At. All.  Before I explain the whole story about what happened today that led up to pulling the calf, I will explain what "pulling a calf" means for all my non-ranchy readers. Pulling a calf means exactly that. You loop special chains, rope, twine, or whatever … Continue reading I pulled my first calf!

Nice weather on the ranch

   I ground-drove Georgie outside the pen for the first time yesterday and he did great! That was only the 4th or 5th time hes been ground driven and in just a halter no less.     I looked up from my desk as I was working on my book and saw this bright fellow staring … Continue reading Nice weather on the ranch