Have you ever wondered about the true stories behind Marguerite Henry’s books? If so, you may find the answers to your questions here.
Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals.
There is nothing Josh Bramlett wants more than a dog. And his father Eben has just the plan to make this dream come true! Scrub cattle run wild across Florida, just waiting to be rounded up and driven to market—a market hungry for beef in the days just after the Civil War. If you love…… Continue reading Brave the Wild Trail
What horse-loving child hasn’t devoured one of Marguerite Henry’s books? Henry wrote with enthusiasm and feeling, making her stories timeless masterpieces that are sure to touch the heart. While she has written many books that we could heartily recommend for readers of all ages, we have whittled down the list to ten of our absolute…… Continue reading Top 10 Marguerite Henry Books
Taking on a reading challenge is a fun way to broaden your reading selection and therefore your knowledge base. Homestead on the Range is happy to announce our first annual reading challenge. We would like to challenge to you commit to finishing 12 books before the end of the year (about one a month). The…… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge: The Chisholm Trail
January is a great time to plan for a new year! Take some time to shape your philosophy and develop a farming or gardening approach. Plan a garden.Discover community-supported agriculture.Learn the pros and cons of gardening in Kansas.Study the farming practices of the Plains Indians.Define sustainable agriculture.Preserve Kansas heritage.Evaluate the interstate highway system.Find out how…… Continue reading Get Ready for January 2017
Hard to believe that November is already just around the corner! Take some time on those chilly fall evenings to learn from nature and pull inspiration from innovative farmers and gardeners. And while you’re sitting at the table with family this Thanksgiving, remember to give thanks for the simple things. Learn lessons from the bison.Discover…… Continue reading Get Ready for November 2016
Even when the afternoons are too hot for outdoor work, you can still make the most of the time with research and planning. Spend some time studying business, marketing, nutrition, animal health, and more. Consider new ways to direct market your beef. Find out how reproduction and animal health are related. Discover 96 horse breeds…… Continue reading Get Ready for August 2016
The Welsh Pony probably comes from ancient Celtic stock, as it was already roaming across Wales at the time of the Roman invasion. It was always a strong, hardy little pony, and it must have received approval from the Roman conquerors, since it was sometimes used to pull chariots in the arenas. After the Romans…… Continue reading Welsh Pony
The Thoroughbred has a large heart and amazing spirit, but it is a rather delicately balanced creature.