The National Ranching Heritage Center is proud to partner with Hank the Cowdog for the Ranch Life Learning series. In this first book, Ranching and Livestock, the same cast of characters you’ve come to know and love in the Hank the Cowdog series will give you a first-class introduction to ranching! You’ll learn: the difference between a ranch and a farm, how cows digest grass, running a ranch as a successful business, how to choose the right breed of cattle for your ranch, and taking care of cattle through the various types of weather. And, what’s more, when you’re done with this book, you can test your ranching know-how with the quiz and vocabulary lesson in the back!
The National Ranching Heritage Center is proud to partner with Hank the Cowdog for this newest addition to the Ranch Life Learning series: Cowboys
and Horses. Saddle up for some fun as everyone's favorite Head of Ranch Security, Hank, gives readers a glimpse into the world of horses and the life of a working cowboy! In these pages, you'll learn things like: the history of traildriving in America, a cowboy's role in a ranching operation, qualities to look for in a good horse, how to train horses, roping technique, and a whole lot more!
The National Ranching Heritage Center is proud to partner with Hank the Cowdog for Ranch Wildlife, the latest addition to the Ranch Life Learning series. Did you think that horses, cattle and cowdogs are the only animals you'd find on a ranch? Think again! In these pages, you'll learn about the many kinds of wild animals you might see if you spent a few days on Hank's ranch in the Texas Panhandle. Coyotes, buzzards, porcupines, rabbits, rattlesnakes, and burrowing owls all make frequent appearances in the Hank the Cowdog books, but how about the other important animals that you don't hear about as often? You guessed it, Hank knows all about them too, and here's your chance to learn from the best!
Ranch Life 5 Summary: The National Ranching Heritage Center and Hank the Cowdog are proud to partner for Prairie Fires, the fifth book in the Ranch Life Learning series. You may not have known it, but Hank’s job as Head of Ranch Security includes another very important role: Fire Marshall. With Hank as your guide, you’ll learn about how prairie fires get started, how to fight them and how to prevent them. Moreover, Hank will explain the distinct characteristics of a wildfire and how it must be fought differently than your typical prairie fire. Drawing from his own experience with a wildfire that hit the ranch, Hank explains the after-effects of fire, including its devastating consequences and some very surprising benefits!