Students at Treasure Valley Community College learn various horsemanship skills, from starting colts to roping to proper cattle handling and they’re taught by Road to the Horse Wild Card Champion and lifelong horseman Wade Black.

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.