Bluegrass Buckaroo

Frank Dominguez rides a young Thoroughbred colt at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Despite working on ranches throughout the Great Basin, the buckaroo was hired for several springs by the historic Thoroughbred farm to start its racehorses. The story appeared in the August 2008 issue of Western Horseman.Frank Dominguez rides a young Thoroughbred colt at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Despite working on ranches throughout the Great Basin, the buckaroo was hired for several springs by the historic Thoroughbred farm to start its racehorses. The story appeared in the August 2008 issue of Western Horseman.

Expressing the Rural West into the Future

An exhibit at the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada, showcases the craftmanship of artisans under 40 years old. Here is a sampling of the featured gear and accessories.