This Month

With summer in full swing, it’s time to hit the road and experience one of the American West’s most cherished traditions: rodeo. Whether you’re wanting to check out a local ranch rodeo or experience the bright lights of the biggest and richest events, rodeo has something for everyone.

All leather equipment can benefit from regular care. To help increase the longevity of your gear, Western Horseman asked leather craftsman Ty Skiver of Fallon, Nevada, for tips on leather care.

Horseback adventures set the tone for the February issue of Western Horseman. A group of friends takes a bucket-list horsepacking trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness, “slider cowboys” of Hells Canyon encounter adventurous rides every time they gather cattle, and visitors to Mackinac Island discover how the unique Great Lakes Island is truly powered by horses.