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Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: A.J. Mangum

It's a storyline that could've been inspired by any number of the West's leading craftsmen. In fact, more than a few will read this and ...

New Things from Out West

Date: May 11, 2014

Los Angeles-based High Noon Western Americana, and Brian Lebel's Old West Show & Auction, announced that Brian and Melissa Lebel wil...

A Work In Progress

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Gin Getz

It starts with a hoof pick. This is no ordinary hoof pick. Then again, it's nothing too terribly fancy. It is a little work of art held ...

Celebrating the American Farmer and West-Coast Country Music

Date: May 11, 2014

Two years ago a group of highly skilled photo­graphers were brought together to help create a two-minute ad for Dodge Trucks that would ...

Penny's New Mexico Stacked Red Enchiladas

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Kathy McCraine

When Penny Kasun tells people she grew up in Texaco, New Mexico, she sits back and waits for their reactions. "People think I grew up in...

A special exhibit at Elko's National Cowboy Poetry Gathering celebrates the work of the West's young artisans.

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Deanna Dickinson McCall

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering's gearmakers' exhibition is held at Elko, Nevada's Pioneer Hotel, the historic venue for the annual...

Novelist Johnny D. Boggs puts original spins on western fiction.

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Rod Miller

One spring morning in Albuquerque, a little league coach and a handful of his players, including his son, sat in the bleachers at Isotop...

The Hoof-Pastern Axis

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Pete Healey, APF

The set of the pastern as it aligns with the foot of the horse is a big deal, but barely described. I remember years ago when I was a ki...

A South Dakota writer reflects on spring branding memories and traditions.

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Amy Kirk

It may not be listed as a national holiday on the rest of the nation's calendars, but branding day is one of the biggest days we recogni...

The Western Horse

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Rod Miller

Mention the name Paige Hadlock in certain circles and you'll hear about a young horsewoman who sits cutting horses with the ease of the ...

Upcoming Clinics

Date: May 11, 2014

A White Horse Named Tequila

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Tom Russell

When I first moved to West Texas there was a widow lady, Rose, down the road, who owned a white horse named Tequila. Her late husband on...

One of the West's classic cowboy songs has myterious roots.

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Hal Cannon

There have been several people who have laid claim to the classic cowboy folk song "Goodbye Old Paint," including an early Texas cowboy ...

Your, Your Horse and the Vet. Be ready.

Date: May 11, 2014

Recently I had the pleasure of giving the keynote presentation at the annual AAEP (American Association of Equine Practitioners) convent...

Food Makes Friends

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Reata Brannaman, Nevada Watt, Ceiley Rae Highberger and Hannah Ballantyne

By the amount of friends we have show up randomly at the Hen House, you'd assume we were pretty cool. Turns out, they only like us for o...

The Ranch Women Project

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Lori Faith

Horses have been the center of my life since 1971, when we got our first horses and I discovered the world through their eyes and from t...

Arnold Rojas: Voice of the Vaqueros

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Gerald Haslam

California's vaqueros rode ranges seldom mentioned in popular western novels, and few motion pictures featured them, so the general publ...

Closing The Gap

Date: May 11, 2014   |  Author: Jameson Parker

I met the painter Russell Chatham in a restaurant in northern California, over a dish of roasted olives and a bottle of Semillon. Chatha...

The Road Trip List

Date: May 11, 2014

"Cowboy Entertainer" Dave Stamey has created a very loyal following and along with it a rather impressive catalog of recordings of his v...

Dialogue from The Big Lebowski

Date: May 11, 2014


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