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The American Cowboy brand—how we make our mark.
by John Erickson
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.
From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in May!
by Bob Welch
Hollywood's James Pickens Jr. talks roping, acting, and the importance of giving back.
by Autumn Jones
Before cowboys and cattle trails, frontiersman blazed the path to the West. Here are five of the greatest frontier explorers.
by Lauren Feldman
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.
by Amy Wilkins
William “Bill Kitt” Kittredge put together a ranching empire the hard way: piece-by-piece, and with grit and determination.
By Amanda Radke/Photography by Heather Hamilton
Nearly six months after October 2013's Atlas Storm raged through South Dakota and Wyoming, ranchers are still keenly feeling the affects.
Though practiced for over 150 years, the subtle techniques and etiquette of the branding pen aren’t always honored. Here are a few of the most important.
by Charles and Heather Maude
A husband and wife debate the merits and drawback of table branding versus the rope-and-drag method.
Step back in time with a stay at a historic Old West hotel.
by Emily Cranson
Lloyd Hall isn’t letting a little thing like age get in the way of his ranch work.
From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in April!
From the very beginning of their creation, saddles have been decorated with embellishments to show off wealth, status, and personality.
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