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Saddled with success


BACKUS — Doug Kuschel has been a rancher his whole life. It’s in his blood, passed down through several generations. 

Kuschel and his family run their beef cattle ranch the old-fashioned way — the cowboy way — on horseback. 

“Part of our job here, being in the cattle business, is to ride horses. That’s basically, I believe, the only way to handle cattle,” Doug said. “It’s been done for 100 years and I’d like to continue on with the tradition.”

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