Every year we have a week long cattle working. It's old school style. Sixteen to 20 cowboys gather and work around 500 head of cattle a day along with chuck wagon meals. There are quite a few big ranches left around here, but the cowboy way of life is not something a lot of people practice anymore. I absolutely LOVE it, though. It's how I grew up and what I know. There's just something sexy about a cowboy on horse back...especially if he knows what he's doing.
I got up at 4 a.m. so I could be at our ranch before sunrise. It was worth it. This is why I LOVE Texas!
I don't know why, but I always love shots that make you think of cowboys without them actually being in the picture...
Brandin', Flankin', Cuttin', Givin' Shots, Ear Taggin'
I always have a "favorite calf" in each group. It's usually the smallest, most feeble looking one. I always trying and beg Dad to let me bring it home and bottle feed it...*LOL* In this shot it's the one right in the middle.
Levi doing a little roping.
L.W. He was literally the first person Marty met when he moved up here. I don't think he could've met a nicer guy.