Clarence “Cy” Young describes how the fences were constructed at the National Bison Range. He talks about working with horses, managing bison, and branding, as well as the general upkeep of the Range and the herds. Young recalls the personalities and qualities of the different horses used at the Bison Range and discusses various techniques for breaking and training them. He discusses the types of equipment and techniques he used for breaking, training, and handling horses, as well as his reasons for doing so. Young names some of the directors of the Range, including Frank Rose and Andrew Hodges, and he compares their management styles. He also talks about neighbors of the National Bison Range, and closes with general discussion about how, when, and where fences were completed around the park.
National Bison Range; Fencing; Bison herds; Buffalo herds; Andrew Hodges; Frank H. Rose; George E. Mushbach; Range management; Horses; Horse breaking; Horse breeding; Horse-back riding equipment; National Bison Range management; Livestock management
National Bison Range Oral History Project, OH 149, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Young, Clarence, "Clarence "Cy" Young Interview, circa 1965" (1965). National Bison Range Oral History Project. 2.