On The Cover
This spur worn by working cowboy Tres Campbell was made by Matthew McClure of Texas. Learn how to select the right pair of spurs on page 54. Photo by Ross Hecox.
In This Issue
Brady Weaver uses wide-open spaces to build confidence and endurance in barrel and reined cow horses alike. By KATE BRADLEY BYARS, Page 48
When used correctly, spurs can help riders send clear signals and refine communication with their horses. How do you know which spurs are right for you? By SUSAN MORRISON, Page 54
Mel Potter’s passion for pedigrees and the Driftwood bloodline built a legacy that reaches across disciplines and generations. By KAILEY SULLINS, Page 60
HELP ON THE HOME FRONT
The Remount Foundation’s decadelong work at the U.S. Air Force Academy Equestrian Center enables horses to change wounded warriors’ lives. By CHRISTINE HAMILTON, Page 68
Ranch Sales Despite the cancellation of horse sales, equine professionals have seen a strong market. Page 12
Saddle Styles A team roping saddle’s cantle, horn and seat size can help a roper perform better. Page 26
Backcountry Take advantage of practical and fun ways to condition your horse for high-country riding. Page 28
Youth Art Young artists share their visions of stock horses for Western Horseman’s annual art contest. Page 32
What’s it Worth? A Cowboys’ Turtle Association saddle is a unique piece of rodeo history. Page 38
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