A Western Horseman Book. With years of experience in journalism and with horses, cattle, ranching, rodeoing, team roping, and team penning, Phil Livingston is uniquely qualified to write this book. He and his wife, Carol, live near Weatherford, Tex., where they keep several horses and a few Longhorn cattle. Phil has not only team penned, but he is a sanctioned judge with both the Southwestern and International team penning associations, and has flagged many high-dollar penning.
This 144-page book, liberally illustrated with over 200 black-and-white photographs, covers all aspects of team penning. Some of the topics covered include how to get started, horses best suited for his sport, breeds and types of cattle often used for team penning, how cattle see and react, strategies in making a run, some of the problems encountered in penning and how to handle them, and how to put on a penning contest. In addition, the book includes information on terminology used in penning, and a set of basic rules.
Whether you are a newcomer to this sport or an old hand, you’ll find this book chock-full of useful information.