Life On The Ranch

More stories from Shaun M.

3 young bulls hanging out

Excited! It’s nothing new that kids love the weekends but weekends on a ranch will make you even more excited for friday to come.

There is always so much to do on a ranch that will make your weekend fly. Some things that you can do for example are hunting, fishing, riding horses, feeding cattle, shooting, and riding four wheelers. Whenever Leah Lopez goes out to her ranch she looks forward to “hanging out with her animals”.

If you are looking for any ranches to go to here are some that are in Texas. Some ranches you can go to is Flying L resort in Bandera Texas, Dixie Dude ranch in Bandera Texas, Prude Ranch in Fort Davis Texas, Mayan Dude Ranch in Bandera Texas, Wildcatter Ranch in Graham Texas, and The Silver Spur Guest Ranch in Bandera Texas. According to the best time is during the peak season of the summer, July and August.”

If Rylan Gonzalez had the opportunity to go out to a ranch he says that “I would love to go out to a ranch. It’s always a great experience and I would have a good time.”

Of course not everything can be perfect. For example, Lopez said that she doesn’t like cleaning the horses stalls or feeding the animals when it’s raining.” “smelling poo” that he does not look forward to if he were to go out to a ranch.

For every bad though there is a good.

Nathan McKnight always likes to look forward to “seeing deer and their beauty” and for many other people it could be the sun set because many say that you will never see a better sunset than at a ranch.

The biggest question that is asked is what is the difference between a ranch and a farm?
According to Folio3 Animal Care Practice. “A farm is a land where a farmer grows crops and livestock for dairy products. … A ranch, on the other hand, is a land where livestock such as sheep, cattle, goats, and pigs are raised.

If you are a kid and wondering if there’s anything for you to do on a ranch, don’t worry – there always is. For example you can “watch gates, work with a good horse to gather cattle, or help feed and water stock” said

So, should teens give ranch life a try?
Lopez, a 7th grader that has a ranch said that if you had an opportunity to go out to a ranch, “Yes,“I think it would show other people a different perspective of another person’s life ” said Lopez. ”it would be a good experience for them.”