From the Archives ~ Aloha, Pipi Wahine!

Paniolo on the Parker Ranch by Terri Mason It was an outwardly innocent gift turned disastrous that gave rise to not only a unique culture, but one of the largest cattle ranches in the U.S. – the Parker Ranch of Hawaii. Ancient Hawaii boasted no large land mammals, but in 1793, Captain George Vancouver presented …

WINTER FEEDING ~ Devil’s Head Ranch

“Well, I guess the easiest way I can explain it is that I’m not just in the business of raising rodeo stock. Our main objective is to continue to raise natural, sustainable grass/pasture. Healthy and productive livestock is a by-product.”  Doug Richards, Owner Devil’s Head Ranch We have a lot of native grass here in …

Cassidy’s Great Steer Wrestling Horse, Willy, Passes Away

     He was born in 1986, so at the advanced age of 34, one of the greatest steer wrestling horses, if not THE greatest, RTR Little Willy, best known across North America as Willy, has passed away. Owned by Greg Cassidy of Donalda, Alta., Willy earned well over $3 million. The big bay gelding …