Editor's note: Following the Second World War, a group of young farmers who volunteered to accompany shipments of livestock into devastated communities in Europe, Asia and even behind the Iron Curtain. These young men and women become known as the Seagoing Cowboys. This is part three of an ongoing series. Start learning about this unique piece of history from the beginning in part one.
Kathy Moore is not your typical seagoing cowboy, and not just for the obvious reason that she’s not a boy at all.
Kathy earned her spot on Heifer International’s roster of floating cattle wranglers at age 16, when she spent her summer vacation plus some helping her father deliver 19 Holsteins and a Guernsey to postwar Japan.