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Ranch life involves dealing with horses and cattle and taking care of the land. Trucks also play a big part in ranch life, whether you're a ranch hand, caretaker or owner.

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How Ranch Caretakers Work

If you like the outdoors and working with horses, you might love working as a ranch caretaker. You get to live on the property, care for animals, make new friends -- and work really, really hard.


The Ultimate Ranch Hands Quiz

The Ultimate Ranch Hands Quiz

Ranch hands work long hours, but usually finish the day with a sense of satisfaction. Take this quiz to learn about becoming a ranch hand for a few weeks. See more »

The Ultimate Transporting Livestock Quiz

The Ultimate Transporting Livestock Quiz

Ranchers need to transport livestock to markets or slaughterhouses. Take this quiz to learn about the many different ways to transport livestock. See more »

Quiz: Does my ranch truck need an aftermarket bumper?

Quiz: Does my ranch truck need an aftermarket bumper?

Oftentimes ranch trucks require an aftermarket bumper. Test your knowledge on aftermarket bumpers and ranch trucks with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: How Cattle Sorting and Penning Works

Quiz: How Cattle Sorting and Penning Works

Cattle sorting and penning can be both challenging and fun. Test your knowledge on cattle sorting and penning with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: How Ranch Trucks Work

Quiz: How Ranch Trucks Work

Ranch trucks might not be the most luxurious vehicles, but they get the job done. Test your knowledge on ranch trucks with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: How Ranch Caretakers Work

Quiz: How Ranch Caretakers Work

Ranch caretakers possess a wide variety of talents and skills. Test your knowledge on ranch caretakers with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: What causes washboard roads?

Quiz: What causes washboard roads?

Washboard roads can be detrimental to your vehicle. Test your knowledge on washboard roads with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: How many miles does a ranch truck usually go?

Quiz: How many miles does a ranch truck usually go?

Ranch trucks typically accumulate heavy mileage. Test your knowledge on ranch truck mileage with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: What is regular maintenance of a ranch truck?

Quiz: What is regular maintenance of a ranch truck?

Ranch truck maintenance includes cleaning and replacing parts. Test your knowledge on ranch truck maintenance with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: How Extreme Climates Affect Trucks

Quiz: How Extreme Climates Affect Trucks

Extreme climates negatively affect your truck's performance. Test your knowledge on extreme climates and trucks with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »