The Art of the Cowboy Way

J.P.S. Brown tells of a prodigal son who discovers his true calling thanks to his father and ranch living.

By J.P.S. Brown

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At Home With Ned LeDoux

Ned Ledoux is the second oldest child of late rodeo and music icon Chris LeDoux. Ned and his four siblings grew up on the family ranch near Kaycee, Wyo., and he played drums in his father’s band, Western Underground, until Chris passed away in 2005. Today, Ned keeps his father’s legacy alive with a revamped lineup of Western Underground, which recently performed a musical stage show based on Chris’ music called One Ride. A Western tour is slated for later this year.

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Chicken-Fried Steak

Ree Drummond, author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, says the secret to this cowboy classic is to double dip the meat for maximum crust.

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Love and Land

Inspired by John Wayne's words of wisdom, John Erickson—perhaps best known as the author of the Hank the Cowdog series—writes what it means to be a man of the West.

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At Home with James Pickens Jr.

Hollywood's James Pickens Jr. talks roping, acting, and the importance of giving back.

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The Greatest Frontier Explorers

Before cowboys and cattle trails, frontiersman blazed the path to the West. Here are five of the greatest frontier explorers.

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Horses of War

From George Washington's beloved sorrel to a little mare who braved the front lines of the Korean War, here are five unsung equine heroes.

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