According to J. Evetts Haley, author of the book Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman, among Charles Goodnight’s contribution to trail equipment was not only the chuckbox, but also the discovery and modification of the bed tarp, which became the cowboy bedroll as we know it today.
She's the biggest little lady in country music, and made it to the top the old-fashioned way–with natural talent, a little luck, and lots of hard work.
On the trail or in the arena, every rider wants a smooth gait and balanced movement in their horse. To achieve this, reining trainer Casey Deary suggests three steps to gaining collection.
Working cattle is a complex act, especially when under pressure in competition. Cow horse trainer Shawn Hays gives four tips for a successful performance.
Riding out in a pasture to gather cattle is one thing; showing in an arena is another.
The job is time-consuming and usually uneventful, but ranchers understand that checking cattle on horseback is necessary. It also has its hidden benefits.
Running the family ranch means more to this Montana cowgirl than just chasing cows. She does it in memory of her father.