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History: Horse Talk

Reprinted from the April 1950 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Horse Talk
By H. A. Riviere, Pincher Creek, Alberta

‘It may interest the present day horsemen to hear of actual range conditions in the early days and the different ways the old timers handled their range horses. I have been working with range horses ever since I crossed the U.S. line into the then Northwest Territories in 1884, and for a couple years before, having worked with range horses in Montana. Although I may refer to some of my U.S. experiences I intend to confine myself to my personal observations and to outfits I have worked with during the last 60 years.’

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