Tag: horses

Fixing Tires on the Ranch – Tractors to Gator – Plugs to Tubes

Hi I’m Mike, they say if it has tires then its gonna cause you grief eventually, and today on the project list, we tackle tire troubles, on our Wyoming life. Welcome back to our Wyoming life, please subscribe and join us as together, we explore the ranch life and escape the ordinary. This is the […]

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Mechanization on the Farm in the Early 20th Century

It was a time of transition, and the families who went from horses to tractor horsepower witnessed the birth of mechanization on the farm. While sons were anxious to get on that first tractor, most fathers were reluctant to let go of their dependable team of horses. My father liked horses. He was very good […]

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Putting Away Tractors on the Ranch – Wyoming Winter Storage

Hi I’m Mike it’s a cold and gray Wyoming Tuesday morning hunting season is almost over the weather’s not supposed to get any better so it’s time to start cleaning out the sales barn and get a bunch of equipment put away on the project list on our Wyoming Life welcome back to the project […]

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She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy

Hi there I’m Mike and this is Our Wyoming Life When it comes to equipment on the ranch, the tractor is the backbone. And when it comes to tractors we have many different types and sizes. From small to medium to large. From multi use tractors to single use machines. Every tractor around here pulls […]

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This Little Calf Goes to From Ranch to Market

Hi I’m Mike, all year long on the ranch works toward this one day, today. When calves get brought in, sorted from their moms, loaded on trailers and sold at auction. It’s the ranches one pay day of the year, today on our Wyoming life. Its early, I’m waiting for the sun to rise a […]

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The Feeding Tractor and The Feeder Calves

Hi I’m Mike. Today is the day that the calves of the ranch graduate to the next stage of their lives and today we get out the feeding tractor and get them growing on our Wyoming life. Welcome back, its another beautiful Wyoming day, but don’t let all the sunshine fool you. Its still only […]

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Heading into Haying – Equipment and Tractors of the Ranch

Hi I’m Mike. Today we take a look at haying in Northeast Wyoming. The mowing, the raking the baling and the equipment that we will use. We will also take a look back at some of the older equipment they used to use Its all coming up on Our Wyoming Life. Welcome back to Our […]

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BCS Tractor and Flail Mower – The Project List

hi I’m Mike over the past few weeks we’ve been concentrating on the building of the high tunnel but this week we’re going to take a little break from that project and get you into the loop on a brand new tool that we’ve just received here on the ranch our BCS two-wheeled tractor stick […]

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Neck collars – what they are and why we use them.

We often get asked what the collars are that appear around our horse’s necks. The collars consist of a webbing strap that buckles around the horse’s neck and a sturdy swivel ring. They’re wider than a head collar and therefore because they cover a greater surface area than a head collar strap, even if the […]

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