#81: Alan Day – Rancher and Author, The Horse Lover
H. Alan Day is the brother of Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Alan has authored and co-authored several books and is dedicated to the preservation of wild horses.
On this episode we dive into Alan’s journey as an author, his dynamic with Sandra, and the process of shipping 1500 wild horses to his ranch and training them to live on his South Dakota property. Enjoy!
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(1:36) – Introducing Alan
(3:42) – Alan’s dynamic with his sister (Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor)
(6:13) – Alan’s journey as an author
(9:10) – Ranching stories
(11:21) – Where do wild horses come from?
(12:16) – How did you get these wild horses to your ranch?
(17:32) – What did you do with the horses once you had them?
(20:13) – How long was the whole process til you were satisfied?
(21:31) – Happy the horse
(24:36) – Alan’s unique freeze brand
(26:47) – Wrap up