April 15, 2021
LP Extra Dividend 630D

IB1: “The Meat Wagon”

Nothing perks up Irish Black® and Irish Red® cattle fans than hearing that the animal goes back to “The Meat Wagon.” Officially registered with the Irish Black Cattle Association (IBCA) as Double Polled Turepo 1359, he was also designated as IB-1, the first to be recognized as a foundation seedstock bull for the breed.
October 15, 2020

Buy Certified Irish Black and Reds for Genetic Quality Control

IBCA certification requires DNA parentage verification.
November 13, 2019

Saving Money with Bulls

Producers interested in Irish Black and Irish Red genetics may be surprised to realize the monumental benefits this breed has to offer in terms of fertility traits.


May 28, 2021
Colt Starting

Want a Great Horse? Put Them To Work

“The great thing about horses is you can communicate with them without actually having to talk to them,” says Sterling Brown. At Long Pines Land and Livestock, Sterling starts most of the young stock, laying the groundwork for arena, ranch or anything else.
March 31, 2021
Bet Yer Blue Boons-1

Bet Yer Blue Boons

Bet Yer Blue Boons (Royal Blue Boon x Freckles Playboy) has many claims to fame both in and out of the show pen.
March 10, 2021
Bet Yer Boons 1-v2

Bet Yer Boons

A product of the Oxbow Ranch while under the direction of Lindy Burch, Bet Yer Boons comes from a long line of champions. Among her winning offspring is the stallion, Bettin Yer Smart.
February 26, 2021
Smart Little Lena

Smart Little Lena Defined Success

When Long Pines Land and Livestock put up national champion Bettin Yer Smart for standing to outside mares at the Colorado State University Equine Reproductive Lab in 2020, it created the opportunity for breeders to continue one of the breed’s most impressive bloodlines.
February 25, 2021
Big moves, power, trainability and try made Bettin Yer Smart a national champion.

Select a Stallion by the Company He Keeps

The surest bet to getting an outstanding foal that meets your criteria is to choose a stallion that was a consistent winner with longevity.
December 23, 2020

Creating Your Next Champion: Selecting a Sire

Anyone looking for the right stallion for their mare will find a lot to choose from – it can be overwhelming. Unless you have clear goals in mind and do your homework.


May 20, 2021
Larry Licking

Larry Licking 1939-2021

Larry Licking of rural Camp Crook, SD, 81, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at his Long Pines ranch, watching over the land and animals he loved.
June 26, 2020

New Chaffhaye Dealer

Long Pines is excited to be your local Chaffhaye dealer.
June 25, 2020

Branding: Passing knowledge from generation to generation