RockN W Report — ranching

From the Archives: Alie McKee

From the Archives: Alie McKee

“A very small town, with sagebrush intermingled in jumbled granite rocks, and the snow capped Sierras in the background,” she said. “You might recognize Lone Pine from many old western movies starring Hopalong Cassidy, John Wayne, and the Lone Ranger.”


Feature: The Colorful Cowgirl

Holly Wilson

Tags horse tack, horseback riding, mecate, ranching, western lifestyle

Feature: The Colorful Cowgirl

A born-and-raised Nevada ranch girl with nothing more than passion, an idea and a dream, I’m proud to have created my brand "The Colorful Cowgirl" from a 200 year old artisan tradition in my family. I'm offering my quality handmade Mecate reins, and other traditional artisan made horse gear for people to enjoy all over the world.


Tips from a Night Calver

Holly Wilson

Tags cowgirl lifestyle, rancher, ranching, western lifestyle

Tips from a Night Calver

By Dusti Berry Calving season. Some of us love it, some of us despise it with a vehement passion. We all are familiar with the sleepless nights spent chugging coffee in the barn, the feeling of waiting on a heifer, wondering whether or not she’s having trouble or just piddlin’ around, and the host of other thoughts that I’d wager have crossed all our minds now and then throughout the season. I’ve spent the majority of many a calving season in the barn, playing midwife to both first calf heifers and seasoned old mamas. I’ve also worked through a calving...


Queen of the Hen House

Queen of the Hen House

Geena of @cityraisedfarmsaved is not only an influencer, but also a bit of a Snow White when it comes to barnyard animals.


From the Archives: Ceci + Daisy

Holly Wilson

Tags cow, rancher, ranchers daughter, ranching, western lifestyle

From the Archives: Ceci + Daisy

If you see a teenager riding a heifer down the road, smile and wave. What started out as a bottle-feeder on her family’s cattle ranch turned into a special bond between Ceci and her heifer, Daisy.

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