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H. Alan Day

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You might say my upbringing branded me a cowboy from the day I was born. I was part of the third generation to grow up on the 200,000-acre Lazy B cattle ranch straddling the high deserts of southern Arizona and New Mexico. I loved the ranching and cowboy lifestyle so much that after graduating from the University of Arizona, I returned to manage Lazy B for the next 40 years. One of the main commitments I has been to land stewardship.

In the 1980’s, I purchased a second cattle ranch in Nebraska and soon after, a ranch in South Dakota. The latter became the first government-sponsored sanctuary for unadoptable wild horses (the subject of my upcoming memoir, The Horse Lover, releasing in March 2014 with University of Nebraska Press.) While work
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