Ranchers need outerwear that is just as tough as they are, which is why quality chinks are a mandatory accessory addition.
Two cowboys describe the qualities they need in a horse when roping and dragging calves to the fire.
Using the experience he gained as a young man starting colts and cowboying with some of the best horsemen and cattlemen in Nevada, Jerry Chapin trained a new generation of cowboys on the ranches he managed.
Terry Forst describes the advantages of gathering broodmares from the saddle during breeding and foaling season.
Gathering feral cows in the rugged Arizona countryside is dangerous and demanding work. But it’s how two brothers make their living and follow in their father’s footsteps.
With the arrival of warmer weather and green grass, cow-calf operations gear up for branding season.
Aaron Ralston keeps his show horses fit and happy by giving them new and sometimes surprising jobs, but all those chores give the horse a reason for what it’s doing.
Picabo Livestock in Idaho, a family-run ranch for 125 years, has a rich history, one steeped in cattle, horses,…
Our September 2004 issue featured “Resurrecting the Ol’ 25” about a historic Nevada ranch describes my encounter with one of the few vaqueros left on the western range.