Tag Archives: Bob Kinford

The Water Trough


I RAN A SMALL rental operation for my uncle between my first and second seasons at the national park. It was a small operation only open weekends. On Friday night I would take my girlfriend Becky and my friend Slim … Continue reading

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Introduction to “From The Horse’s Mouth (Walking a mile in your horse’s shoes)”


Everyone is always looking for that “magic bullet” to take care of all of the problems they have with their horses. The problem is, there is no silver bullet. After working with thousands of horses over the decades, three things … Continue reading

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Chief


When I first met No Legs, I was working in a dude string. He would show up once a week and replace the shoes on those of us who needed it. He liked me right off the bat because I … Continue reading

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Bureau of Lost Minds


AS ANY RANCHER or cowboy who has had much contact with the Bureau of Land Management can tell you, the initials BLM are actually a top-secret government code for Bureau of Lost Minds. You don’t have to take my word … Continue reading

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The Wild WILD West!


One time, when married to my first ex-wife, I managed to get talked out of the cowboying line of work for a short time. My father-in-law at the time was the head chef in a casino, and he talked me … Continue reading

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Billie Jean duh Mule


Mules seem to come in two flavors . . . good or bad, with not much room for in between. Billie Jean was one of the good ones, though when I started her, the two of us sometimes seemed like … Continue reading

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The Breeze


Now just because things could be pretty tough on the ULC didn’t mean we never had any fun. In fact, sometimes we had a good laugh when things were at their worst. Case in point was the day of the … Continue reading

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