This is more of a “Show & Tell” post than my usual stories. This really happened. I was there. Last Tuesday . My buddy …”Playboy”… (real name is Max-Doc-O-Gold) …… I bought last summer from Joel Lesh …. just won the AQHA World Championship Team Penning in Oklahoma City! When I bought him from Joel in […]

  I only had Playboy for two weeks before we went to the RSNC Finals in Oklahoma City. He is such a business man.Very serious. Very stoic. I never know what he’s thinking. I don’t think I know him very well, but then there may not be that much to know. He is not a complex […]

 Somehow I got qualified to go to the Ranch Sorting National Finals  in Oklahoma City last week.  I really wanted to go. I was afraid. Afraid of the heat. Afraid of traveling down there alone. Afraid of competing in front of all those people.  I was afraid of being afraid and all the other fears and […]

   I’ve had Playboy for two weeks. He has not displayed one single solitary quirk. None. Zip. Nada. Nothing.   I like my horses to be quirky. It makes me happy if they’re quirky. It gives me something to write (blog,talk) about. Now what am I supposed to do?  Make stuff up? Come on, Playboy. […]

 Last  January as I pondered the eternal question …..  “What Was I Waiting For?”  , I started reclaiming my passion for Ranch Sorting with Paint and ultimately my passion for my life.  Last Saturday in Stillwater Oklahoma I won a trophy saddle. I was stunned. I was speechless. I am still speechless.   That was […]

  I’ve been traveling with Paint a little bit this winter. We haven’t really had a “winter” to speak of. That’s why I get to travel so much. No snow, no ice, no cold weather. Let’s hear it for global warming! Puncher, Paint and I have been slipping down to Oklahoma to some Ranch Sortings […]