Items by Laura Jean Schneider

Ranch Diaries: How the Triangle P grazes on tribal lands
Ranch Diaries: How the Triangle P grazes on tribal lands
Breaking down private leases and federal permits.
Ranch Diaries: Wildlife encounters in a life on the range
Ranch Diaries: Wildlife encounters in a life on the range
When herding cattle means meeting black bears, angry turkeys and tame elk.
Ranch Diaries: An East Coast visitor adds some perspective
Ranch Diaries: An East Coast visitor adds some perspective
Sometimes hosting an outsider is the perfect reboot.
Ranch Diaries: Turning a mustang into a willing partner
Ranch Diaries: Turning a mustang into a willing partner
What it's like to start a horse who has a fear of ropes and an unhealthy sense of his own strength.
Ranch Diaries: An orphaned calf gets rescued
Ranch Diaries: An orphaned calf gets rescued
Surrogate parenting after a cow dies at the Triangle P in New Mexico.
Ranch Diaries: Early spring grass brings unexpected challenges
Ranch Diaries: Early spring grass brings unexpected challenges
Roping a sick calf on a green colt.
Ranch Diaries: Building community in the middle of nowhere
Ranch Diaries: Building community in the middle of nowhere
Cattle branding brings together far-flung neighbors in the midst of the "Big Quiet."
Ranch Diaries: Tiny living, 23 miles from town
Ranch Diaries: Tiny living, 23 miles from town
After a chicken coop, a tipi and no electricity, this four-season camper is our most modern home yet.
Ranch Diaries: Ways to reduce the inevitable risks
Ranch Diaries: Ways to reduce the inevitable risks
On cattle futures, planning for potential drought, and grazing cows to encourage forage growth.
Ranch Diaries: Purchasing cattle, writing the business plan
Ranch Diaries: Purchasing cattle, writing the business plan
How and when we expect to see returns on our investment.
Ranch Diaries: Why we manage our cattle horseback
Ranch Diaries: Why we manage our cattle horseback
Rough terrain and big country make horses an ideal way to manage for gentle cattle.
Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
How we decided to start our own business on the Mescalero Apache Reservation.