Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - cowboys Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:45:29 GMT Cowboys old and new - and teachers too http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/14/Cowboys-old-and-new---and-teachers-too/2536/ Dodge City Days is a 10-day event that lets your family enjoy cowboys from yesterday and experience the way they still play today.&nbsp; Tue, 14 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/14/Cowboys-old-and-new---and-teachers-too/2536/ Cattle Drive: The Moore Longhorn Cattle Ranch Experience http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Cattle-Drive-The-Moore-Longhorn-Cattle-Ranch-Experience/2332/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Pic1.jpeg'/><br/> 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&rsquo;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. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/27/Cattle-Drive-The-Moore-Longhorn-Cattle-Ranch-Experience/2332/ Keep them doggies movin' http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/7/Keep-them-doggies-movin-/1028/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6124025326_0690561936_b.jpg'/><br/>This was better than any parade. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/7/Keep-them-doggies-movin-/1028/ Taming Cowboys, but Keeping it a Bit Wild http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Taming-Cowboys-but-Keeping-it-a-Bit-Wild/666/ 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 ... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/22/Taming-Cowboys-but-Keeping-it-a-Bit-Wild/666/