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Photographer Erwin Smith captured the daily lives of Texas Cowboys.
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From Old World to Mainstream Sports: Bull Riding's Evolution
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These 10 iconic Western books need to be on every cowboy's bookshelf.
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The basic curb bit is a standard piece of horse gear, but do you know how it actually functions?
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Elizabeth Ebert, the cowboy poetry queen.
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This cowboy artist is equally devoted to painting and rodeo.
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