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David M. Jessup

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Mariano's Crossing, David M. Jessup's first novel, was selected as one of three finalists for the Colorado Book Award in literary fiction. He also won first place for mainstream, character-driven fiction in the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Contest and was selected as a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Contest and the Santa Fe Writers Project. His second book, Mariano's Choice, is a prequel to the first, depicting Mariano Medina’s early life. A third book, Mariano's Woman, completes the trilogy.

David co-owns Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Loveland, Colorado, where he introduces low-stress, grass-fed cattle raising methods to guests, and guests to the ways of both the old and the new West. A history buff, he is passionate about preserv
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Snow Storm Prep for Ranchers

Snow is piling up today in Northern Colorado.  Channel 9 in Denver did a nice piece on how cattle ranchers prepare, featuring our own Sylvan Dale Ranch.  The two cowboys in the video are Josh Ciardullo – cattle rancher now leasing grazing at the Ranch, and Dustin Call our Horse Operation Forman.  Two great guys.  […]

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