Many of Jay Hester's southwestern paintings feature rugged mountain men bearing an uncanny resemblance to the burly, bearded artist.
Cowboy CollectiblesBill Manns, who's profiled in our April print feature ("Playing Cowboys with Authentic Gear", has spent a lifetime collecting western memorabilia, much of which forms the basis for historic Old West books he creates at Zon Publishing.
Artist Dave HodgesDave Hodges is about as western as a transplanted Pennsylvanian can be. Although he lived in Bradford, Pennsylvania, until graduating from high school, his yearning for the West was fueled by tales of cowboys and American Indians.
Ben JohnsonEditor's Note: This story first appeared in the August 1989 issue of Western Horseman.
Keeping the West WesternVeteran cowboy Jim Brooks reflects on his days riding out the rough-string.