The Land Report

2019 TX

The Magazine of the American Landowner is an essential guide for investors, landowners, and those interested in buying or selling land. The award-winning quarterly is known for its annual survey of America's largest landowners, The Land Report 100.

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I have spent much of the last three years documenting life on King Ranch, especially the ways of the Kine ñ os, cowboys whose families have worked on King Ranch since Captain King's day. is subject is a passion of mine. I've learned so much about the operations of King Ranch, the legacy of my family, and the importance of the Kineñ os. e King Ranch Quarter Horse division is managed by one of my cousins, Captain James Clement III, USMC. Working with him are Hen- rietta Armstrong (another sixth-generation cousin) and Lee Roy Montalvo, a seventh- generation Kineño. ey breed and train working horses to be used by Kine ñ os on King Ranch. e Quarter Horse program encapsulates the history of the King Ranch at a micro level: family members and Kine ñ os working side by side to keep this shared legacy alive. Outside of my ranch pho- tography, I work in the music industry and do portrait and documentary photography, including the charreada tra- dition in my hometown of San Antonio. But I had never attended a horse sale until I was invited to go to Guthrie and the Four Sixes. is wasn't my wheelhouse. However, around James, Henny, and Lee Roy, I am in good com- pany. eir presence inspires my creativity and gets me in the mindset to tell a story through my lens. As soon as we arrived at the Four Sixes, I marveled at the beautiful and historic Texas ranch. My entire understand- ing of a working ranch is based upon my experiences at King Ranch. So I studied the history of all the Remuda participants to have a better grasp of the background and importance of the ranches at the sale. As soon as we arrived at the Four Sixes, I marveled at the beautiful and historic Texas ranch. BEST IN SHOW Neils and Elaine Agather are crowd favorites. Neils runs the Burnett Foundation for Anne Marion, owner of the Four Sixes, and Elaine chairs JPMorgan Chase Bank's Dallas region. 70 L ANDREP ORT.COM e LandReport | TEX AS 20 19

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