The view from the roof at the 1978 Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo.
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.
A precision drill team based in Washington State called Escaramuza Erandi displays the heritage, skills and bravery of charras, a term for horsewomen in Mexico.