PHOTO GALLERY: Cowboy preaches through horse training
Monday, September 26, 2011 | 11:30 p.m. CDT
David Kenyon leans over to calm Baby Doll during services at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church on Monday. Baby Doll belonged to a member of the church and had never carried a rider or saddle until that night.
COLUMBIA — About 180 people showed up to hear horse whisperer David Kenyon preach at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church, held at the Midway Expo Horse Arena west of the city. Kenyon said he calls what he does horse listening.
David Kenyon saddles his horse, King, before services at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church on Monday. Kenyon uses King, his longtime horse, as a model for horses he is breaking.
David Kenyon kneels in prayer with his daughter Stacey, 13, and his horse, King, at the end of services at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church in Columbia on Sept. 26. Kenyon is horse whisperer from Moniteau County, Mo., who preaches while breaking horses.
Lyn Heying lifts his hand during the performance of "I'll Fly Away" by the Cowboy Band at Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church. Heying is visiting from Hartsburg, where he is the pastor at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Easton Bauer, 3, talks with his father, Adam Bauer, during services at the Gateway to the High Country Cowboy Church at Midway Expo Center in Columbia on Monday. People from mid-Missouri attended the service to see the horse breaking by David Kenyon.
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