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Western artist Roy Andersen reconnects with childhood dreams via paint and canvas.

Date: February 1, 2012

Living in the 1930s was demanding and most families struggled to put food on the table and shelter overhead. Anders and Serena Andersen ...

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Cowboy poet Doris Daley on language, landscape and laughter.

Date: February 1, 2012

She's not sure where it came from, this fascination with words.

"Somewhere in my DNA there must be story­telling," says cowboy ...

Photography

Bev Pettit turns a passion for horses and photography into artistic expression.

Date: February 1, 2012

Rain was coming down in torrents the first time Bev Pettit photographed the Arizona Cowpuncher's Reunion Rodeo at Williams, Arizona. Rai...

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Wyman Meinzer’s photography tells of his close relationship between Texas’ landscape and people.

Date: February 1, 2012

As dusk approaches and the day's heat loosens its grip, life returns to the Panhandle tank. A covey of quail cautiously makes its way do...

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Jay Brown Stagecoaches

Date: February 1, 2012

For nearly half a century, Weatherford, Texas, craftsman Jay Brown (1927-2011) produced some of the finest handmade stagecoaches ever bu...

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A mecca for horsemen since its founding by Don King in 1963, Sheridan, Wyoming’s King’s Saddlery still outfits working cowboys throughout the West.

Date: February 1, 2012

Added to King's Saddlery in 1989, King's Saddlery Museum is a treasure chest of western history. It holds over 6,000 pieces that include...

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Montana watchmaker Jeffrey Nashan

Date: February 1, 2012

In time. Down time. Never enough time. It's the great leveler, one of the few things against which we are all powerless. And yet, Jeffre...

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Bozeman, Montana’s Copper Spring Ranch

Date: February 1, 2012

Montanans are not known for their subtlety, so let's get straight to the question most people ask about Bozeman's Copper Spring Ranch: I...

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Pioneering gunsmith Doug Turnbull keeps alive the firearm traditions of the Old West.

Date: February 1, 2012

They were the guns that won the West. LeFaucheux. Hulbert. Webley. Joslyn. Adams. Starr. Ballard. And, of course, Merrill-Latrobe-Thomas...

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Selling Tommy

Date: February 1, 2012

There were ponies in picture books and mounted policemen in the park. That was the extent of my contact with horses as a child growing u...

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The Strawberry Roan

Date: February 1, 2012

An' I spots the corral and a standin' alone

There I sees this caballo, a strawberry roan. 

Curley Fletcher,

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Touching the Earth: An Interview with Lynn Miller, founding publisher of The Small Farmer’s Journal

Date: February 1, 2012

Oregon-based publisher, Lynn Miller is best described as a renaissance man. A journalist, a farmer, an artist and a teamster - in the or...

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