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Out Our Way: The horse-eating calf - Job 13:15

Out our way, one of the first things a tenderfoot cowboy learns is the importance of circling. A horse can get skittish and less than cooperative at times - and often the best thing is to "circle" him. Ole Doc didn't care for the horse trailer and often refused to load. So after a few refusals, I would start trotting him in a circle pattern until he calmed down, and more often than not, he walked right into the trailer.

Now Babe, his "girlfriend," was quite a different matter. Trailers didn't bother her at all and she trotted right in - but out on the prairie where cattle were concerned, i...


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