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Wild Cattle, Wilder Cowboys : Tales of the Chimineas Ranch | SLO Horse News

Wild Cattle, Wilder Cowboys : Tales From The Chimineas Ranch


As a young man Mike got to cowboy with a group of exceptional men who he describes as, “Educated, sophisticated, hard-working, cowboys whose dry wit demonstrated a love for the cowboy lifestyle.” Pat Russell, an imposing, observant cow boss with a huge presence was the catalyst behind this unique group of cowboys. Sharon Jantzen talks with local author Mike Knecht about his cowboy days in “Tales from the Chimineas Ranch”.