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Grant Golliher
Grant Golliher
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Grant Golliher

Diamond Cross Ranch

Moran, WY USA

"If you have a dream, there's always a price."

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Grant's work combines: Environment & Nature, Sports, and Upholding a Cause and Belief

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Day In The Life

Cowboy/Horse Trainer

I raise horses and use the art of horse whispering to illustrate the keys to healthy, trusting relationships.

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Grew up on a farm in a bad environment; his mother was depressed, suicidal; he knew he had to get away, "break the cycle."

  • 2.

    Worked for the railroad for a year to save up money, then bought two mules and rode from Colorado to Wyoming at age 19.

  • 3.

    He had $500 and a pack of food; lived on beans and pancakes, was constantly lonely, but considers it all "part of the journey."

  • 4.

    Knew he had to "live out his adventure" after watching his dad devote his life to a job he hated.

  • 5.

    Started out as a professional polo player, but people repeatedly told him that he had a unique bond with the horses.

  • 6.

    Began training horses through "horse whispering," extended his bond with horses into talks and demonstrations about trust, human relationships.

  • 7.

    Had his difficulties: sometimes felt bad about how he was treating the animals, wanted to quit; found a mentor that changed his mind.

  • 8.

    Says even after all these years, every time he steps into a pen with an unbroken horse, he's facing his fears.