Sam Shepard, who died Sept. 15, was remembered was a respected member of the cutting horse industry. The Alabama resident was 74. • QHN File Photo.

Sam Shepard: “A Real Gentleman & A Real Man”

The late Sam Shepard won more than $2.6 million during his 50-some-year cutting career, but while his friends immediately note he was a great horseman, the things they admired most about him had nothing to do with horses.