Anson Howard

In 2018, following Anson’s service as Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps, Anson¬†returned to Texas to practice law and take over operation of his family’s Head of the River Ranch in Tom Green County. Backed with the support of his family, Anson and ranch manager, Sam Reese, are 214 paddocks into converting the formerly 11 pasture ranch into a 230 paddock high intensity low frequency grazing system with 500 days of rest between grazing events. The ranch runs a red angus cow/calf operation with Pharo genetics for sale to the grass-fed market.


Anson and his wife Meredith live in San Antonio with their son Fitz. Anson’s legal practice focuses on representing landowners for all issues concerning rural land. Anson is actively involved in rangeland conservation and education through his service as a director of both Texas Brigades (Development Committee Chair) and the Texas Wildlife Association (Executive Committee).