What Makes a Cowboy?

A few weeks back I spent some time at a rodeo. And, while being a spectator and fan of rodeo is nothing new to me and many of my friends, this particular rodeo was a bit different. While there were a few professional cowboys competing that sunny, warm day, there were many more lawyers, doctors,…

Code of the West

There’s a lot of negative talk about this young generation coming up. The cowboy in the photo above, however, represent some of what’s great about this country by living a heritage every day built on promoting our agricultural roots, providing food and products to an entire nation, and keeping the hope and promise of the American…

Spurs Are For More Than Just Looks

To most any person raised in the city, the cowboy’s jingling spur rowels might appear to be pure pretension, but the spurs to which they are attached are a very necessary part of his equipment. Not that the cowboy doesn’t enjoy the jingle mind you. In fact, long ago cowboys are known to have fastened…