Hall Ranch: Installment II
August 14, 2019
When homesteaders abandoned their claims and moved on, it was common for them to turn loose their horses, and, at the time Charlie Hall came to North Gage Road, 50-60 wild horses roamed his property. At first, he worked to run them away but finally turned his rodeo talents to advantage. He rounded up a number of the animals, trained them, and kept one for himself. He also sold horse hair for stuffing furniture, and given his frugal, enterprising nature, who knows but that some local sausage was made from Charlie Hall horsemeat?
The Wild Horse Pen
The tall pole in the foreground is where wi...