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Baxter Black

Baxter Black is a cowboy poet, author, vaquero philosophizer, left-handed roper and former large animal veterinarian.

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A fine-lookin’ horse you’ve got there
(if yer into modern art)

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Do you believe in ghosts? How ‘bout angels, miracles, tarot cards? I grew up believin’ in heaven and all its assorted angelic inhabitants and their counterparts in the singed black hats. Reincarnation wasn’t taught in Sunday school, but we were encouraged to believe that souls existed.

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If Herefords were black
and Angus were red,
would breeders of Herefords
breed Angus instead?

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I consider myself, among other things, a former horse mechanic. The horses I did veterinary work on were ranch and feedlot beasts of burden. Workin’ animals from man’s point of view.

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Christmas is just another day to a cow. Be it a Holstein, Hereford or Maine Anjou, Red Angus, Black Bally or Belgian Blue from Tabor, Texas – or Timbuktu.

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He rose in the class, hand over his heart,
and spoke of his future career.

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