Wild Horses at Mustang Monument Eco-Resort

May 28th, 2014|

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride a mustang? I’ve had the opportunity to watch small bands of wild mustangs roam free in the Badlands of Little Book Cliffs, Colorado and was awe-inspired by the experience. I was excited to learn of another opportunity to interact with wild mustangs in north-eastern […]

South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

September 25th, 2013|

It’s two in the morning and you are still on the road. You have a horse show to compete in later this afternoon.  You can hear your horse shifting impatiently in the trailer behind your truck. He is ready to get out of the rig and into his stall for a little bit of shut […]

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada

September 26th, 2012|

The 29th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering —the nation’s greatest celebration of the American West, its people, culture and traditions—will take place January 28 to February 2, 2013, in Elko, Nevada.  The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering features performances of poetry and music from the cowboy and ranching occupation, but also presents exhibitions, films, workshops, dances and […]

Virginia City, Nevada Holds International Camel Races

April 11th, 2012|

The riders are tense at the starting line. Hooves anxiously paw at the dirt. Fans sitting in the stands lean forward in anticipation. There’s a countdown—“three, two, one”—and the gates fly open. But instead of horses running down the straightaway, there are three camels racing for the finish line.

Welcome to the International Camel Races, which […]