Though a Florida native, Pat Close’s heart resides in the West, and this Colorado transplant made her mark on the hearts and minds of Western Horseman’s readers for 40 years.
It’s been a high-clover year north of the Black Hills, where this South Dakota native makes her home. She counts blessings like that every day.
The term “ranch wife” could be used to describe Connie Weishaar, but there is much more to this South Dakotan.
Running the family ranch means more to this Montana cowgirl than just chasing cows. She does it in memory of her father.
This Texas trainer is making a name for herself, with dedication, a competitive nature and faith leading the way.
This Arizona rancher is undeterred by long hours, border unrest, or the difficulty of running cattle in a harsh desert environment.
For this fourth-generation rancher, the path back to her family's Oregon cattle operation was lined with detours, uncertainty and plenty of tests.
Moving effortlessly between ranch work and office work, this multi-talented cowgirl is on a mission to promote the traditional cowboy in today's tech-savvy world.