01 Mar cowboy 7

a man on a horse holding rope out, looping it into a lasso

Ladder Livestock Ranch cowhand Chad Ferguson readies his lasso for calf-branding day, just below the Wyoming border in Moffat County, Colorado. The Ladder Ranch operation, including extensive sheep grazing in Wyoming, spills across the border between the two states. The ranch headquarters is barely into Wyoming, down the road from the little town of Savery, and it overlooks pastures full of its cattle . . . in Colorado, near Squaw Mountain.