Trappings of the Charro
The centuries old art of the charro, or Mexican cowboy, is one steeped in chivalry, high ethics, expert horsemanship, and dedication to family and tradition (see WH article "Charro de Corazon," April 2007). A charro projects his proud heritage through everyday manner and traditional trappings.
Charro de Corazon
Jerry Diaz brought the pageantry of charro horsemanship to the masses. Now, as he passes the lessons of four generations of horsemen on to his young son, Diaz hopes he'll be remembered as more than just a specialty act.
In Search of the Last Cowboy
Seventeen years ago, photographer Adam Jahiel embarked on a mission to document buckaroo life. Thousands of images later, he says he's still discovering the secrets of one of America's most unique cultures.
Fourth-generation chuck-wagon racer Jason Glass has a handle on the pressure that comes with driving the family's trademark checkerboard wagon at venues across Western Canada.
Born in 1954, and raised on southern California ranches, John DeMott's comfortable painting people of the West in magnificent Western settings. He's experienced the demanding work required in ranching and has developed an enduring appreciation for Western heritage.