Charles Russell artwork

Russell’s book, his art and the creative works of so many others within the genre (including Western Horseman) have been and continue to be created by a driving passion that the West is more than a place.

Custom tack and equipment at a shop in Missouri.

For an unexpected step back into saddlemaking time, take a tour of Veach Saddlery Company and you’ll be reminded of when every town had a local saddle shop, the annual rodeo was a community’s largest spectacle, and the West was still wild.