National Junior High and High School Rodeo Association members dropped off 19 handcrafted pieces for the 2022 Western Lifestyle Trade Craft Showcase.
Kurt Markus, whose writing and photography helped bring about the Cowboy Renaissance of the late 1970s and early 80s, passed away on June 12th at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, surrounded by his loving family.
One week last spring, the MC Ranch buckaroos moved 1,600 head of cattle almost 70 miles. For those Oregon cowboys, the drive was nothing extraordinary because they’re horseback every day, six and seven days a week, all year long. They’re living proof that the range-riding cowboy is not dead.
Almost forgotten, this artist and author’s books and illustrations rank amongst the most authentic and inventive in Western literature.
Photographer Anouk Krantz’s book American Cowboys presents a contemporary affirmation that our cowboy culture is not only alive, but thriving.
A unique contest showcases the artistry and craftsmanship skills of young people in the Western horse world.