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Cattle Drive: The Moore Longhorn Cattle Ranch Experience

I had always wondered what it must have been like for the cowboys back in the good old days to drive cattle up from Texas to the railroad heads in Kansas. I figured I would never get the chance to do anything like that, because it didn’t happen anymore. I found out this summer I was wrong.While those long-lonely days on the trail ARE over, some Kansans still get on their horses and drive cattle the old fashioned way. The folks at the Moore Longhorn Cattle Ranch lets city boys (and girls) like me come along to help out.

Posted on July 27, 2012 10:36AM by Jeff Ridder

Taming Cowboys, but Keeping it a Bit Wild

If you really want to experience a piece of Kansas, go to a Rodeo. The sport is unique because it has its roots in real work required of cowboys on the job. It gives you a taste of our history with ...

Posted on June 22, 2011 3:54PM by Karen Ridder

Celebrate Beef in Garden City!

Rodeo Breakfast, lunch and dinner. What to eat? If you have beef in mind at mealtime, Garden City’s Beef Empire Days in June will be a bonanza for you. There, you’ll find plenty of banquets, beef-tasting bouts and all-you-can-eat steak cookouts. Hold onto your cowboy hat as the food-centered celebration hosts everything from cattle-health competitions and carnival rides to rodeos and roundups.

Posted on May 2, 2011 4:30PM by Becky Blake


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