Western Horseman brings back one of the magazine’s most popular sections.
Every horseman appreciates practicality. It saves hassle, worry and ultimately time. To celebrate 80 years of publication, Western Horseman is bringing back one of its most popular sections that centers around useful tips and techniques that can be applied in the saddle, around the ranch or on the trail.
In January 1953, horseman and illustrator Randy Steffen started a section in Western Horseman called Handy Hints. The column, which had several different names over the years, was so popular it was eventually compiled into a three-volume book called Horseman’s Scrapbook. From trailering tips to training methods, Steffen explained and illustrated ideas of his own plus those sent in by fellow horsemen.
Starting in the January 2016 issue under the name Scrapbook, Western Horseman will periodically share a classic hint from one of Steffen’s books, plus a couple of new ideas submitted by readers or gathered by Western Horseman staff as they visit with ranchers and trainers across the country.
Share your handy hints by emailing them to [email protected], with “Scrapbook” in the subject line. Please include photos when necessary.