April 15, 2021

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.


March 31, 2021

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

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 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

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.
November 18, 2020

Doc’s Hickory

Doc’s Hickory was born in 1973 and died in 2007. He is an AQHA High Point Cutting Stallion but became well-known for his exceptional offspring.


August 23, 2021

Lessons Well Learned

We all have people who have made a tremendous difference on who we are and what we have accomplished. The influence of Deb’s parents – Sterling’s grandparents – is a story worth knowing.
August 10, 2021

Riding Out the Drought to a Better Future

“In this part of the country we have a saying, ‘You’re either one day away from rain or one day away from drought’,” says Deb Brown. “We are in drought mode right now. It’s part of our life as ranchers.”
May 20, 2021

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