Don King melded regional saddlemaking traditions with his own meticulous flair.
The final IRA rodeo of the 1951 season concluded at the Cow Palace with an award ceremony honoring the…
Luis B. Ortega, an unrivaled rawhide braider and craftsman, authored 37 articles for Western Horseman from 1941 – 1955. He wrote about his first-hand knowledge of the skills and traditions of the California vaquero horseman. He captured the attention of horse enthusiasts across the nation with his secrets of the trade and genuine ability to simply tell a story.
This legendary horseman tackles cowboying, competition and coaching with a contagious zeal. His lifetime of achievement has earned the performance-horse pioneer the 2006 Western Horseman Award.