Texas Country Reporter turns fifty in October 2022. Each week until then, we’ll share classic episodes from the show’s history and behind-the-scenes reflections from TCR’s creator and host, Bob Phillips.

There are still quite a few legacy ranches left in Texas, and as I’ve mentioned before in this series, we’ve been lucky in our travels around the state to get to spend time on several of them—6666 Ranch, Pitchfork, Waggoner, and King Ranch, to name a few. In all of those places, you’ll still see cowboys on horseback, and they still round up cattle for branding, just like in the movies.

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