updated Aug 2016

Bucking V Outfit, Montana

Montana homestead

the buck stops here...



Bucking V Outfit
BuckingV.com (you are here)
Crow Country Curly Horses
Roundup, Montana
Hypoallergenic Ranch Horses

Complete Breeder Directory
all breeds -- all registries
free classifieds

Buckaroo Hall of Fame
& Museum, Winnemucca NV

Directory of Small Home based businesses serving the Yellowstone Valley and Billings Montana area.

Tin Foil Cowboy HaT
The psy-war - the info-war...
Today's real issues are not about right and left - they are about right and wrong.

Midsouth Stockdog Assn

"Chief Eagle" Pendleton wool blanket - Legendary Blanket collection
"in God We Trust"

drawing by Donna Grace - Bucking V Outfit homepage

AQHA bloodline directory
owned w/ Michelle Thompson, AB
Hancock Breeder Directory
articles & history, est. 2005

Complete portal site for
hypoallergenic Curly Horses.
Geared for newbies. Including:
World Curly Horse Directory


Bad Warrior Curly Horse
Preservation Project

Dedicated to preserving and increasing the numbers of high quality Native American and Stockhorse type hypoallergenic Curly Horses

Horse Wanted!
Facebook Group Page for
Happy Horse Hunting;
where Shoppers post
and Sellers respond
Not just another Sale page

Cowgirl Transport
see proof & read about the theft of Trooper here

stolen by Carrie Freeland DBA Curly Horse Express
unethical livestock transporter, horse trader, horse thief
18250 Stewart Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430
email: redroan77@gmail.com, Phone: 574-205-2207
webpage: facebook.com/Vaquera.XoXo
and her daughter, Nicol (Bobbi) VanderHeyden
bobbinicole1996@yahoo.com phone: 574-230-3355
webpage: facebook.com/[groups?]/BNBRanchHorses
Chicago, Illinois

and resumes over there... :o)

Donna Grace with friends on high desert

DG working cattle with friends on the high desert

About me: I am Donna Grace; I descend from a gritty old homesteader family. I raised 2 daughters that are the salt of the earth, who I love with all my heart - they are my greatest acheivement. I have been in agriculture all my life. I have been an AI tech since I was a kid; and have raised registered cattle and horses off and on my whole life. In my hayday I ranched over 6500 acres on the Crow Indian Reservation, our family running a working guest cattle ranch with grain & hay farming, commercial and registered beef cattle herds, working stock dogs and a 100+ range horse breeding operation. There we raised and trained our own ranch horses, which included fancy roan Hancock Quarter Horses, and Curly ranch horses that were hypoallergenic stockhorses (that traced mostly to old foundation Quarter Horse bloodlines).

These days things are much quieter... I live in a secluded little cabin near Shepherd and Roundup, Montana. I own & run a livestock, horse, pet and LTL ("less than a load" or piecemeal freight) hauling business. My pickup truck and stocktrailer are very modest; I do not make a splashy fancy impression. But my rig is well maintained, and in tip top running condition, thanks to Sterrin's boyfriend, Erik! He is the son of a master mechanic, and keeps my truck in elite roadworthy condition at all times! 2016 UPDATE: I took early (widow) retirement. (Great gratitude to my 1st husband, RC, may God Rest his soul). No longer do I fear day to day existence without being able to afford the next surprise. :o) - Now I am looking and deciding where - I plan to continue working my brilliant and talented stockdog, a blue border collie, maybe get her a few head of sheep. I want to bring Wind home. I am now figuring out where and how to set up a tiny homestead of my own. I am a partner in small a publishing company (Vintage Press), and right now, 2 magazines (Curly Horse Journal, and Country Heritage).

I still own my last one mare, Lynx Warrior Wind (pictured below), the last & best kept from all my best, hopefully soon to be bred to one of my favorite stallions (standing at Promised-Land-Ranch, WA, owned by Rep Joel Kretz and family), and closely related to our best Hancock stallion we lost to cougars in Oregon).

I hope to again one day own a sequel to my lovely, loyal registered merle Border Collie that will have her same rare discernment: The well balanced (Abingdon BC bred) biddable capability to work stylish & soft enough for sheep, but with the confidence, power & bite needed for cattle. She will be like my last BBC bred Ruby (pictured to the right), who I still miss so much. My passion for fine high-end working Border Collies has long been surpassed by my accomplished sister, Paula & her hubby Steven, of Shady Acres Farm, near Duck River, Tennessee.

Winja2016 UPDATE: Well, after I lost the beautiful Ruby, I have finally found the right stockdog to follow after her. This is another very special soul that needs me, and I need her. She may not be a pretty dog, but she possesses fierce herding desire, a non-stop can-do "tude" and is very odd and unusual. She lived in a fenced kennel the first 7 months of her life, until I ran across her. Winja is very weird, loving, loyal, highly wired, needy, confident, happy, worried, crazy, and a joy. She is of the old Hinton (cattledog) bloodline, of which only a few are left now. The only person who approves of me owning Winja, is my sister Paula. But Paula knows good stock dogs. If Paula can prevent me from screwing up Winja too bad, and if Winja turns out half as nice a dog as I believe she is, I will be a happy stockdog handler. I have a chance, with a sister like Paula. Oh, and if Deb Taylor ever wants a pup out of Winja, she's owed one.

I hope some of my websites bring you some enjoyment, entertainment or enlightenment - and in some small way helps you do the right things for you, for all the right reasons. That is what life is about to me. Be honest, be ethical, do your best, and in all the ways that matter, you will have abundance; you will prosper.


I used to have a substantial Curly Horse breeding program;
right now I am working on a Warrior Horse Preservation project

until I can get back into the horse business in a larger way.
Watch for the latest news about it in Curly Horse Journal.




pictured in ad is Sage, full sister to Wind -
photo by owner, Sheryl D'Uva, Washington
Sheryl purchased several Crow Country Curly Horse bred mares from me.
Visit her website: Cozy Nook Curlys; she is getting them out in public.

Lynx Warrior Wind

This beauty is my last mare:
*Lynx Warrior Wind
- ICHO-106D / ABC-465-1/2 ---- 15 hh ---- DOB: 05-05-1999, DNA'd
sire: Seekers Warrior, dam: AQHA Two Eyed Twister

Warrior Wind should foal spring 2015 by Okanogan Blue

Okanogan Blue - 2007 AQHA blue roan stallion, 16 hh
sire: Blue Apache Hancock ---- dam: Crowheart Mira

This is Crowheart Mira (blue roan mare) when just a weaner herself.
Crowheart Mira is out of Tarvers Pepita:

Tarvers Pepita is the dam of our good stud we lost:

Red Apache Hancock, lost to cougars, gone now, but never forgotten



Here is the article about us, Michelle Thompson (Heritage Hancock Quarter Horses, Alberta) and I, about our partnership website, HancockHorses.com -- featured in April 2008 AQHA members' America's Horse Magazine (distribution: over 311,000 to all 50 states, Canada and 70 countries). The article was written and submitted to AQHA by author John Moore (see below) of Miles City MT.

article [pg one] on page 46    

article [pg two] on page 47    



John Moore, Brett Badgett and Wally Badgett

John Moore, Brett Badgett and Wally Badgett from the DVD "Houlihan," released May 2008 by J&S Productions. "Houlihan" is the fourth in a series of documentaries on cowboys and horsemanship. The first three were "Tapadero," "Remuda" and "Hola Paniolo." "The 'Houlihan' production was filmed in northern Wyoming and much of Montana. Locally it is available at Miles City Saddlery. You will have to check in your area or order through their website or by phone. I think this is a pretty good film," says John. John is the author of the April article about HancockHorses.com in the AQHA membership magazine, Americas Horse. John is the author of a couple thousand articles and eight books including the award-winning novel The Breaking of Ezra Riley. Brett's artwork is displayed in fine galleries and his bronze, "Laying the Trip," is featured on the grounds of the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Wally, a former NFR bullrider, is the creator of the cowboy cartoon "Earl."

"Thank you John, for such a super job with the outstanding article in America's Horse about HancockHorses.com! And thanks for all the emails & letters we have received from Americas Horse and HancockHorses.com readers! Please keep them coming, write us any time, we love to hear from you!"  ~ Michelle Thompson & Donna G Vickery.

And here was our last good riding ranch mare:

photo by Donna

"Maddy" Blue Maddy Hancock, 2005 APHA blue roan tobiano mare.
Maddy came from the Jim West Ranches, Nevada (buckaroo country).

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -- Norman MacFinan

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photo above links to my conspiracy website, for you brave souls only





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