Monthly Archives: December 2011

Brandy The Christmas Dog


THERE ARE cow dogs, and then there are cow dogs, and Brandy was one of the latter. She could work either end of a cow, nipping the heels of a slow-moving steer or grabbing the ear of a wild runaway. … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts, Cowboy humor, discount books, Weather | Leave a comment

There Ain’t a Horse That Can’t be Rode (But don’t bet on no Rodeo)


In my younger daze . . . er days, I once worked for an outfit with a “semi-absent” owner. He’d show up to get in the way for a few weeks during the summer, and other than branding and shipping, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts, Cowboy humor, discount books, Horse Stories, horses | 5 Comments

Teaching Manners (The cowboy way)


Now this story somehow missed being in any of my books, even though it is truly a classic. I was once a riding double stand in in a western movie that became pretty popular. One of the stars had a … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts, Cowboy humor, discount books | 4 Comments

Gertrude


The only problem I really had was my two legger. He had absolutely no sense of timing, balance feel or focus. As a result I had no clue as to what he wanted. This was especially true when he wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts, Cowboy humor, Horse Stories, horsemanship philosophy, horses | 1 Comment