R.W. Hampton â The Cowboy Years
This western entertainer's work rings true because he's a longtime member of the brotherhood of working cowboys.
The Early Photo Essays of Kurt Markus
The photographer captured the heart and soul of the American working cowboy.
Lawmen of the Old West
Today's Texas Rangers ride some of the most well-trained horses in the world, but a high-strung, green-broke mustang helped launch the long and distinguished career of Maj. George Erath. In his memoirs, Erath described his earliest days as a ranger private in 1835, and his first engagement with American Indians in North Central Texas.
Texas RangersOld West legends still welcome the chance to mount up and ride in hot pursuit.
Whose Name Is on It?South Dakota's Casey Tibbs and Idaho's Deb Copenhaver won eight saddle-bronc-riding world championships from 1949 to 1959. Casey won six, and Deb won two. They were good friends and argued in fun, razzing each other almost constantly, although many thought they were serious.