Clark's Stories

The Black Stallion - Part 2

The Black Stallion - Part 2
See part 1 for the first half of the story            On a hill, about 100 to 150 yards in front of us, a herd of wild horses came into view as the...

The Black Stallion - Part 1

The Black Stallion - Part 1
              The term “Black Stallion” conjures up many feelings and thoughts in people who have read or heard stories about wild horses, or seen ...

My World Champion Horse

My World Champion Horse
            I may be wrong, I could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure I owned the only horse in the world that accomplished this feat. If there are any...

Doctoring a Bull

Doctoring a Bull
                We heard him first. He was bellerin’ constantly from a long way off. We were riding on the north end of our summer range that day, ...

The Raft - Part 2

The Raft - Part 2
See part 1 for the first half of this story .           It was now almost dark and we were shivering from being colder than we had planned on t...

The Raft - Part 1

The Raft - Part 1
           When I was a teenager, our family lived in Island Park, Idaho every summer then moved back to Idaho Falls for the fall and winter. Dad h...

The Roman Centurion

The Roman Centurion
             I felt inspired to paint the scene in the New Testament when the Roman Centurion stands at the foot of the cross and looks up at the ...

Snowshoeing - Part 2

Snowshoeing - Part 2
See part 1 for the first half of this story .               The boys were all getting ready, shouldering their packs carrying extra clothes, sle...

Snowshoeing - Part 1

Snowshoeing - Part 1
           Snowshoes are an ingenious invention.  They allow a person to walk on top of deep soft snow without sinking down into it and make snow t...

Trap in the Jordan Narrows

Trap in the Jordan Narrows
              My old horse chasing rodeo pal, Robert, called me one day and said he needed my help catching a bunch of his horses, could I come?  O...

The Range

The Range
The range is a whole other world! A vast eco system that has drawn both man and beast to its bosom. The beauty, the solitude and the calming power ...

Wild Cow Milking - Part 2

Wild Cow Milking - Part 2
         I have another wild cow milking memory. This one was with my friend KK. I met KK at BYU in Provo, Utah. He was Hawaiian. His real name was...