In Wyoming: Horse and Rider Learn Together

Ray Hunt is a leather-faced cowboy who says he'd rather have a horse than a human as a friend. Every day he stakes his life and livelihood on that idea. He refuses to call what he does "breaking" a horse, claiming there is no word that adequately describes the relationship. His smile is a hard beam that penetrates the dustiest corral. Raised on a farm in the days of horsepower, Ray tells me he has picked prunes, fixed fence, driven heavy machinery and cowboyed -- anything to make a living -- but it was always the horse that remained dear to...

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