Basics of Herd Work Brad Barkemeyer explains the basics of herd work in a working cow horse class and how to successfully work a cow in it. By H&R Editors | March 22, 2021 | 1 minute read Watch now! The herd work portion of working cow horse can be overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. Brad Barkemeyer breaks down the basics and how to successfully cut a cow from the herd. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!