Home on the Range: Rural Home Builders Guide 2014

Building in a rural area requires consideration of many factors that don’t usually come into play in an urban setting. The natural environment of a rural property has a considerable impact on the style, design, materials, and maintenance of a house, but with careful planning, you can build a comfortable and efficient home by working …

Horse Sale Guide

Each year so many of the hopes and dreams of riders, young and old, competitive or pure pleasure, are pinned on their horses. Some have visions of confidently riding the high, mountain passes with nothing but the sound of the wind in the pines and the chattering of whiskey jacks. Others are searching for the trained speedster with the fastest run for competition, while others are searching …

Pasture Management 101: How to Graze 3 Horses on 10 Acres for 11 Months

Can it be done? Yes, with a little understanding of forage growth and grazing management, some planning, oh, and a little commitment to do the daily chores to make it work. A little rain now and then would help too—although, the results in the title were during a drought. Now, the economic impact of being …

Guests and friends at Sierra West take a break from riding to pose on this rock outcrop for a unique photo.

Vacation Guide 2013

Living & Learning We purposely threw a wide loop as we set out to bring you a broad range of ideas for your summer vacation, and in some cases, the suggestions combine the opportunity to learn something new while having a good time! The focus of this Guide is ‘Live and Learn’; whether you’re looking …