A ranch rodeo is a traditional type of rodeo in which teams of cowboys or cowgirls from different ranches compete against each other in events based on the … Continue reading What is a Ranch Rodeo?
by S. Omar Barker (1895-1985) Continue reading A Cowboy’s Christmas Prayer
If you’ve ever wondered about those sturdy leather leg coverings you see cowboys wearing, well, you’ve come to the right … Continue reading Cowboy Gear: Your Guide to Western Chaps
Shortly after the Civil War, settlers began westward settlement to new lands and new opportunities, and with it, cowboys began … Continue reading A Day For Cowboys
Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson as I knew him… Continue reading Just a Ranger from West Texas
The cattle drives of the old west were as important as anything in the westward expansion of the United States … Continue reading The Outrider
Dennis Webb manages the Rocker b Ranch in Barnhart, Texas. In one of those situations only understood by, but treasured by, grandsons and granddads, Dennis’ grandson Jake calls him “Hat.” In his narrative, and in his words, Dennis gives us the gift of sharing his best memories from his work as a cowboy… Continue reading Hat’s Memories
A few weeks back I spent some time at a rodeo. And, while being a spectator and fan of rodeo … Continue reading What Makes a Cowboy?
Boots O’Neal is a legendary cowhand that at 85 years old, still cowboys every day. In this post learn about why this Boots was made for cowboying… Continue reading This Boots Was Made For Cowboying
In the old west cowboys lived by a code, the code of the west. This code was informal, unwritten, but … Continue reading What It Means To Ride For The Brand