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 …

John J. Bowlen

From PEI to Buckingham Palace By Tom Reardon John James Bowlen quite possibly took the most diverse route ever travelled from P. E. I. to Buckingham Palace. Visiting the Queen in her house was not a lifelong ambition, but here’s how it came to be. He was born on the family farm near Cardigan, P.E.I., …

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 …

The Tree

  Pine tree, I remember when I saw you years ago, We was trailin’ cattle up this mountain through the snow. As I rode by, my stirruped boot just barely brushed your top, I was ridin’ drag, so I thought that I would stop And look at you for a moment and wonder if I’d …