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Sabo Ranch Spring 2010 Intern-John Thiebes

          John Thiebes, Sabo Ranch Spring 2010 Intern, with the grain bin he and his father renovated into their first living quarters on their farm near Great Falls, MT.

 

For more information on Sabo Ranch Internships, contact us at saboranch@gmail.com,

(406)685-3248.

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Jules Feeney- Sabo Ranch Feb. 2010 Intern

Jules Feeney, age 15, calls the Washington D.C. area home.  Jules will be spending two weeks with us for his Winter Special Session from the Field School.

Jules Feeney, age 15, calls the Washington D.C. area home. Jules will be spending two weeks with us for his Winter Special Session from the Field School.

Sabo Ranch remains fully committed to helping high school and college students experience life on a Montana cattle ranch. 

Jules Feeney will try his hand at driving the ranch pickup for feeding cattle, loading bales, milking cows, tending chickens and ducks, living off-the-grid, and eating in season in a Montana winter.  He will also attend a Bozeman Winter Farmers Market (as a farmer!), and watch a grassfed beef getting butchered, and cut up, at our local butcher “Montana’s Best Meats” for steaks and burger.

 

Before leaving- Jan. 26, 2010

Blog 1

by Jules Feeney

 

 

When I first decided I wanted to spend my winter internship in Montana at Sabo ranch I was expecting to do a few thing around and help out. But as the weeks went on and the time for me to leave came closer I realized I would be a real ranch hand doing everything and anything. So out of everything I want to learn to ride a horse because I’ve never actually ridden one before.

What I remember from the last time I was out on the ranch was the horse pulled sled riding. This a fond memory but not the driving force that has me returning as an intern. My dad has been encouraging me to get out in the world and work. We had talked about doing this in the summer but the time was never right. But when I had this opportunity with my school I decided this was my chance.

It’s had to say what I want to bring home with me before I’ve even seen what’s up for me to take home. However a sense of accomplishment and support that I can then provide for my family back home in the city life is something that sounds appealing.

The preparations were mainly thinking about my trip and preparing for the cold but also making sure I had the right clothes for the weather was another big part. But from what I’ve done in the way of packing and preparing I feel safe and ready for another learning experience.

Sabo Ranch has space for one Intern Sept-Dec. 2010.  Questions?  Contact us at saboranch@gmail.com, or 406-685-3248.

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Kiril’s Ranch Artwork

Kiril Sabo, age 6 (photographed by his mother who faced him straight into the winter sun) with his Ranch Artwork.  Kiril has carefully drawn cows eating hay, calves lying down, and even busy bulls with their mates!

Kiril Sabo, age 6 (photographed by his mother who faced him straight into the winter sun) with his Ranch Artwork. Kiril has carefully drawn cows eating hay, calves lying down, and even busy bulls with their mates!