Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Volunteers to Continue Search for Missing Cowboy in B.C. over the Weekend

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Volunteers to Continue Search for Missing Cowboy in B.C. over the Weekend

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Search for missing cowboy to continue

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MERRITT, B.C. - A search will continue through the weekend for the cowboy whose horse was found wandering alone in full tack near Merritt, B.C.

RCMP say no new evidence has been found and volunteers will spread out to cover as much terrain as possible as the weather continues to co-operate.

Police say 32-year-old Ben Tyner was hired as the manager at Nicola Ranch last November and is new to the Merritt area.

They say he has been ranching and riding horses for many years and is believed to be in good shape and quite competent in the bush.

Kim Robinson, who is a tracker from the area, says he found Tyner's horse at around 5:30 Monday morning.

Robinson says the gelding was "a little bit jumpy" and one of its reins was broken.

"The horse was dressed up nice. …

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