NEW SADDLE

Good evening from Hellsaroarin ! April 17 will go down as one of my most favorite days of 2019. It is the day my son Jeremiah finished and delivered my brand new custom built saddle! What a beauty . In 2003 he built his very first saddle for me . I still used it up […]


TRADING A TEAM OF HORSES

He is on the pinto Jake and I’m on Timberline ! Many years ago on the day before Easter a good friend called me and said your horses on the West Boulder are in danger of getting into white loco weed . I got Dave Poncin my old guide of 20 plus years and an […]


THE SCHALL’S

Good Morning from Hellsaroarin ! This is not a new foal but Sackett the grey horse I showed yesterday being a Mommas boy . He never misses anything . Old Spanish bloodlines . I was talking to a good friend last night and it reminded me of a horse buying trip to Kalispell Montana . […]


PACKING FOR FOREST SERVICE

Good Morning from Hellsaroarin ! This is a couple of my favorite pictures . I’ve said on here before that we have packed thousands of fence posts that the forest service used for water bars on the trails . Put in properly and more importantly cleaned and maintained properly at least once a year is […]


Another Dollar Story

Good evening from Hells-a-roarin! I was looking for different picture when I came across this one of a colt that I raised many years ago. I had a great bay roan stud horse. Additionally, I had a black mare that I bought from Kathryn Johnson . My Dad had bred her ancestor . Lonesome Dove […]


REAL PACKING

Good Morning from Hellsaroarin ! This is me Jeremiah Matt Cunningham . I’m on old Yukon Jack , jeremiah on my old ex bareback bucking horse Tug ! Matt is riding Shadrack . Packing Blue and Rattler . The government packers at this time said you couldn’t pack these enclosures on a mule . Matt […]


88/89 WILDLIFE

Good evening from Hellsaroarin . One thing , no matter the time of year , you never know what you may encounter in our yard . “ Flathorn “ mean old bull buffalo . We had lots of fun with him . Skinny old cow buffalo that decided to live with the horses . She […]


DAD VERNON

This is my Dad on Specimen Creek. Not a sissy. He had a gift of telling stories around the campfire and they would scare the hell out of you if you were young or green. I’ve told this one before. He lived to hunt grizzlies. He used a .348 Winchester. He said one night about […]


MY DAD’S SADDLE

This is a saddle that my Dad rode for 40 years. He started ranching and cowboying in the Billings area during the late teens and the roaring twenties. This was still the type of saddle used in Montana during that time. My brother Lloyd gave it to me yesterday! This is my Dads coat and […]


HORSE/MULE SALE

I came in to have a cup of tea to calm my blood pressure! Hugh Glass is headed to his new home. I was reading the new BLS catalog on the outfitter sale, brand inspections, etc., and the catalog brought back a flood of memories. In 2000 and 2001 I started this Outfitter sale at […]