Amber Smith has been living and working in rural America since 2004, beginning at The Home Ranch in Colorado, where she worked as a wrangler. She and her husband are currently raising their two children and working to steward a 53,000-acre ranch in Cohagen, Montana. She is the director of the Women in Ranching program of the Western Landowners Alliance.
It’s always exciting to see ranchers’ work, particularly women ranchers’ work, brought to life through fresh eyes and exceptional storytelling. And that’s exactly what happens in the first episode of
Since she took the leap out west in 2017, western photographer and wrangler Della Frederickson has spent more time in the saddle than not, often with her camera in hand.
For our 6th episode of the On Land podcast, Amber Smith hosts a conversation with renowned Western photographer and fifth generation Montana rancher Barbara Van Cleve. Barbara has spent her
A conversation with Mimi Hillenbrand of the 777 Bison Ranch Mimi Hillenbrand has been running the 777 Ranch in South Dakota for her family for 15 years and has worked on
Part 1 of an interview with Liz Barbour of Cinch Buckle Ranch Amber: What inspired you to develop an educational program to help support women learning traditional ranching skills? Liz: What inspired
Many traditional position descriptions for ranch jobs consciously or unconsciously discourage women from applying. If you're hiring, use these tips to get the biggest possible pool of qualified applicants.