Mustangs | Spirit of the Shrinking West, National Geographic Magazine: Boy Works and Plays As Part Of Oregon Ranch Life

Horse watches as cowboy youth wears sheriff's badge, black hat and holds cape on ranch under full moon.


Tanner Lauman—ready for action with red cape, badge, and his mustang Paiute—takes a stance under a full moon on the ranch near Prineville, Oregon. Tanner is a skilled rider, winning many awards with his former wild horse. His mother Kitty, a respected trainer, says she works “with the horses, not against them.”


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