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Calabasas, CA: Ricky Schroder; the Actor Talks about Classic Westerns, Ranching Life, and the Beauty of Aspens

Magazine article Sunset

Calabasas, CA: Ricky Schroder; the Actor Talks about Classic Westerns, Ranching Life, and the Beauty of Aspens

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Coming West I grew up on Staten Island, but I fell in love with the West watching movies. Stagecoach with John Wayne, Clint Eastwood films. When I filmed Lonesome Dove, I decided I needed to live in the West.

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Ranches big and small We had a big ranch in Colorado for 15 years. There you deal with things on a large scale. Now we have a smaller ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains. We call it the Take It Easy Ranch.

What he likes to work on My wife and I are fixing up three little cabins, 1,200 square feet each. I'm not a finish carpenter, but I know what a place needs.

Living with wildlife We have cougars coming through our property. The park service is studying them, and I help them do fund-raising for that. I've gone with biologists into the field tracking cougars. …

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