Episode 611 - Special Episode: Riding the Range on a Utah Cattle Drive addthis
de 611 - Special Episode: Riding the Range on a Utah Cattle Drive
In this special episode, reporter Jason Shoultz saddles up for an Old West cattle drive in Utah. Join him on the dusty trail where he meets an extended ranch family who’s been driving cattle to summer grazing grounds for generations. It’s an experience available to city slickers too: the family welcomes guests to experience this real-life western adventure.

On this three-day working vacation, the five guests were dubbed "the dudes." They came from all over the U.S. and Europe to see what it’s like to be a cowboy or cowgirl for several days. The dudes rode alongside the Cox and Heaton families, driving 200 cattle from lower elevations to the summer grazing grounds just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. The annual drive continues a longtime family tradition, and gives urban guests a better understanding of life on a working cattle ranch.

Video Extras

Behind-the-Scenes with Associate Producer Tyler Bastine (6:56).




Cattle Drive Kid Safety (2:22).






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