Cowboy gear used in California and the Great Basin differs greatly from the trappings found in the Southwest. Regardless of the region, equipment design has been shaped primarily by the landscape and unique methods of working cattle.
Kent Rollins explains when to use purple, white and yellow onions, and how to properly dice them and get rid of onion odor.
Western Horseman spends an afternoon with Russell, Will and Wesley Bushaw of Weatherford, Texas, and catches a glimpse of what it’s like for three brothers to grow up riding horses together.
Corpus Christi, Tex., took the limelight in October, 1949, for it was there the world champion cowgirls were named.
Hauling the necessary gear to capture images of the West can be cumbersome, especially on airplanes.
The Early Californios Skills of the Rancho celebrates Californio traditions with demonstrations of masterful horsemanship, skillful roping and methodical stock-handling techniques. But the camaraderie and learning opportunities make it enjoyable for all who attend.
The dependability and charisma of a great gelding prove why it’s a favorite among cowboys.