'Tis the season to be jolly. A rancher's job is 24/7, but that doesn't mean ranching families don't have time to celebrate the holidays. Here is a collection of photographs capturing the Christmas season submitted by readers.
To enter, send your Christmas photos, either from this year or years past. If you don’t send Christmas cards, then send photos of your ranch family during Christmas or of Christmas in the country scenes. Have fun with it! The sky is the limit.
DEADLINE EXTENDED. Entries must be in by noon on Dec. 17.
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1. Christmas On The Ranch by Mark Warren
2. Macy and Blossom by Kathy Collins
3. Our Family Christmas by Anne Budzinski
4. Merry Christmas by Breanna Pye
5. My Walking Christmas Tree by Neesha Stoh
6. A Touch Of Christmas by Lisa Kirscher
7. Cattle Grazing by Mike Fruechte
8. Christmas Cows by Kacey Rieger
9. Moo-ry Christmas by Dusty Bradley
10. Winter On The Ranch by Caleb Mehlhoff
11. Cows and Sun Dogs by Miles Kuschel
12. Riske Creek Ranch by Dante Di Lulio
13. Follow The Leader by Lynsey Frey
14. 2013 Christmas Card by Lindsay Murdock
15. Christmas On Our Farm by Mike Yerhot
16. Come and Eat by Michael Holycross
17. Merry Christmas From The Nebraska Sandhills by Marissa Amos
18. Winter Sunset On The Farm by Leanne Maciejack
19. Winter On The Feedlot by Josie Alexander
20. All Decked Out For Christmas by Shirley Popp
21. Chopping Ice by Jason S.
22. Christmas Barn by Shari Holloway
23. Red And White Christmas Presents by Whitney Klasna
24. Snowy Combine by Amanda Richards
25. Winter Wonderland by North 40 Photography
26. Schober Family Christmas Card by Rick and Rebecca Schober
27. A Tradition, Luke 2:1-20 by Elizabeth Morical
28. Snow Bull by Courtney Nolz
29. Christmas Pup by Riley Buck
30. Snow Ball Fight by Kaley Ann
31. The Perfect Winter View by Katie Fischer
32. Keeping A Watchful Eye On The Herd by Critter Prints Photography
33. Christmas On The Farm by K.F.
35. Christmas Shorthorn by Fischer Farms
36. Cold Iowa Morning by Bailey Core
37. Winter On The Ranch by Mike
38. Cowboy Christmas by Kelli Brown
39. Show Gals by Alisha Nord
40. Kayla Showing In California by Gary Winstead
41. Snow And A Silo by CJ Hulst
42. Surprise Christmas Calf by Lauren Kanning
43. Alfalfa For The Fall Calves by Kim Hofmann
44. A Christmas Wreath by Ken Minnie
45. Snowy Calves by Shea Baird