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ON THE COVER
Navajo Skyline by John Bye. Learn more about the artist and the paintings on page 116.
In This Issue
THE TA WAY (page 58)
For three days in July, the TA Ranch welcomes 70 of the handiest ropers from across the American west to brand more than 2,500 calves. The big event is just one of the ways this outfit does things differently.
BY JENNIFER DENISON
WRESTLING RODEO (page 68)
Five-time world champion steer wrester Luke Branquinho hopes to improve his sport by leaving PRCA and aligning himself with the fledgling Elite Rodeo Athletes.
By ROSS HECOX
TO CELEBRATE A HERITAGE (page 76)
The Real Bird family honors Native American heritage with an annual reenactment of the Battle of the Little Bighorn at the historic site.
By ALLEN RUSSELL and CHRISTINE HAMILTON
SWEET HEARTS OF THE RODEO (page 84)
Despite dwindling numbers, rodeo queens are still the Western horse culture's best ambassadors.
By TIM KELLER and CHRISTINA BOYCE
20 Women of the West Sylvia McComber illustrates the value of self-reliance in ranching.
30 Health Learn the safest methods of vaccinating a horse.
38 Rodeo The Cody Nite Rodeo introduces new fans to the sport of and jumpstarts rodeo careers.
47 Craftsmen Karla Van Horne turns functional leather gear into works of art.
52 Recipe Baja Fish Tacos are made event better with Tequila Lime Coleslaw.
56 Products Help your horse with the latest in therapeutic products.
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