As a full-time cowboy, Mark Voss spends the majority of his work days horseback. Years of long hours and many of miles spent in the saddle give Voss strong opinions about the characteristics he prefers in a good ranch horse.

Here are six examples of the different types of cowboys I’ve noticed over the years. From those that make their living horseback to those who boast a wild story of the good ole cowboy days, I’m willing to bet you’ve ran across these cowboys once or twice yourself.