Clark's Stories

The Greenbroke Appaloosa - Part 2

See part 1 for the first half of this story .           I turned my horse, I was riding Ranger that day, and I went up the canyon in search of M...

The Greenbroke Appaloosa - Part 1

The Greenbroke Appaloosa - Part 1
             Up on the cow range, we had a four-year-old greenbroke appaloosa in our horse herd, emphasis on the work “green”.  One bright sunny mo...

Bear Encounters - Part 2

Bear Encounters - Part 2
See part 1 for the first half of this story .                I have never been attacked by a bear for which I am very grateful, but I’ve been ver...

Bear Encounters - Part 1

Bear Encounters - Part 1
          When I’m in the mountains hunting, fishing or just camping, there is nothing that gets my attention faster than the word “BEAR!”  I have ...

Rodeo

Rodeo
              I like rodeos.  Ever since I was a kid, I can remember going to them in Idaho Falls.  The big one there was called the “War Bonnett R...

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 ...