Cattle & Horse Ranches and Farms are Montana’s leading industry with multi-billion dollar economic impact. The Montana Ranch is by far focused on cattle but there are sheep & lambs, pigs and bison ranches included in this lifestyle. Working farms are a significant percentage with over 28% of Ag-land use in cropland in dry-land or irrigated lands. Several varieties of wheat are by far the largest crop grown but others like canola, safflower, barley, oats, hay and lentils make up a percentage. A smaller group of Montana’s focus on an equestrian life. Ask anyone whose life includes horses and you’ll find out that the equestrian lifestyle has a broad description including rodeo, horseback trail riding, competitive sports, dressage, working animals and breeding to name a few. The idyllic scene of horse silhouettes against the setting sun is just one of the many versions one can find in Montana. The properties listed here will tempt you to belong in Montana’s ranching, farming or the equestrian centered traditions.