Below you'll find the past few Spirit of the West Shows.
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The current show - #21415 Weekend of April 12th, 2014:
The Spirit of the West
Ryan Fritz, he's the real deal
Two top hands share more of their big outfit cowboy adventures this week. Ryan Fritz and Fred Feistmann have peformed
life-saving surgery on cows on frozen side hills and lived in remote camps where they bring in their supplies by pack horse.
Baxter Black analyzes present cattle prices and the Rangeland News examines a big concern facing Canadian Cattlemen. There's
another beautiful classic song of the west and some history behind it as well as horse training advice and more.
Show - #21414 Weekend of April 5th, 2014:
Show - #21414
Fred Feistmann, seen here with Hugh at a Lloyd Creek Branding, rode some pretty adventurous trails with his partner
Ryan Fritz at some of the biggest ranches west of the Rockies.
Two top hands who spent quite a few years riding together at some of the biggest ranches in the west visit the McLennan Ranch
studio to swap some amazing stories and they are all true. Ryan Fritz who is also a fine singer and song writer recalls
thing like cutting his partners hair with a jack knife. His partner is Fred Feistman, now a very successful wealth management
professional. You'll hear the song that saved a classic western movie from obscurity along with a great selection of pure
western music. Cowboy poetry, Baxter Black and the Rangeland News will keep you informed and entertained.
Show - #21413 Weekend of March 29th, 2014:
Show - #21413
First calf born on the McLennan Ranch this spring, and Mom's bringing the nice little heifer up to the feed ground.
This week the conversation runs from boarding a commercial airline flight packing two real six guns to a comparison between
football in the U.S. and Canada. Some real life stories involving cattle horses and a few wrecks along with some of best
pure western music heard anywhere. It's an entertaining hour of great radio you won't want to miss.
Show - #21412 Weekend of March 22nd, 2014:
Show - #21412
Lots of music this week that will make you want to saddle up and head over the hill
This week you'll hear some amazing stories from a rancher who arrived in North America after the war with $40.00 in his
pocket. He followed his cowboy dreams and built two successful ranching operations and had some incredible adventures
along the way. You'll hear a song that suggests a well known Western Singer should run for president and then find
out more about him in the Cowboy Poetry Spotlight. Hugh helps a rider prepare his horse of their first trip to the
mountains and you'll loved the music on this show.
Show - #21411 Weekend of March 15th, 2014:
Show - #21411
Hoping we have a little bare ground before the calves start coming
Two long time ranchers swap some good stories with Hugh this week and you'll hear about a problem
horse that has turned dangerous, and what the owners might have to do. The Rangeland News looks at
the long term weather outlook, and there's some terrific music to keep you hummin' along. All this
plus thought provoking commentary from Baxter Black.