Texas Range Rovers

IN BUSH COUNTRY, A HERD OF WINDSHIELD RANCHERS HAS SPARKED A BOOM IN LAVISH GETAWAYS

"Hold on!" yells Rhonda Stelmach as she guns her four-wheeler up a hill on her 300-acre ranch near Boerne, Texas. Limestone rocks fly as the ATV chews up the steep slope. Ahead of her, a pair of African gemsbok antelope are running. At the summit, she pauses to drink in the view--and the silence--while the gemsboks peer at her from behind a live oak. "It was their hill before, but now we all share," she says, pointing out the sable and red lechwe antelope hiding nearby.

The most interesting breed in the area, however, may well be Stelmach herself, a prime...

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