• Mile-Wide Smile

    Cowboy Shane Henry doesn't let a little thing like cerebral palsy slow him down.

    Mile-Wide Smile
  • Family Values

    How the Cavender family built—and continues to build—a Western wear empire using coming sense values.

    Family Values
  • Texas Ranger Ira Aten

    Aten knew that bringing law and order to the land had to be the highest honor a man could achieve.

    Texas Ranger Ira Aten
  • Western Events Calendar: August 2015

    Our 2015 February/March issue features a list of the 101 top Cowboy Events to hit throughout the year. Here are the August events. As a web extra, we've gone ahead and included a few hometown favorites, as well.

    Western Events Calendar: August 2015

Coming Up


Code of the West Collector's Issue

  • Cowboy Values: Integrity, Grit, Respect, Faith
  • How Cowboys Help Their Own
  • Inspiring Stories of the Cowboy Code
  • Family First: The Cavenders Way

Order Today »

Featured Product

Limited Edition Belt Buck
Celebrate 20 years of American Cowboy Magazine heritage with this limited-edition belt buckle.
Order Today »

Latest Content

From Revolutionists to Ranchers

The legacy of the 06 Ranch Read more »

Epic Pendleton

History and heritage characterize Oregon's iconic Pendleton. Read more »

Mile-Wide Smile

Cowboy Shane Henry doesn't let a little thing like cerebral palsy slow... Read more »

Family Values

How the Cavender family built—and continues to build—a Western wear... Read more »

Texas Ranger Ira Aten

Aten knew that bringing law and order to the land had to be the... Read more »

From the Editor

August/September | Teamwork

  The idea of family weighed heavy on my mind as the staff and I worked to develop and complete this issue. The reason, I think, is because a couple... Read more »


Current Issue August/September 2015

  • Epic Pendleton

    History and heritage characterize this iconic cowboy town in northeast Oregon.

  • Lost Skills of Old West Stagecoach Travel

    Stagecoach travel came with many hazards—treacherous terrain, bandit attacks, and snoring passengers.

  • In Search of the Centre

    Why it’s critical to find the middle ground.

  • Water Rights & Wrongs

    Some perspective on the roles of water and agriculture in the West.

  • Regional BBQ Styles

    From coast to coast, the United States boasts a variety of BBQ styles. Which is your favorite?

Events

Coming Up

Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty
9/25/2015 - 9/27/2015

For more events »


>> get the AC Newsletter

Celebrate the American West's lifestyle with events, gear reviews, and articles that bring the culture of the American cowboy to life in this monthly newsletter.

Sign Up

Ranch & Performance Horses for Sale

See more rope horses List your horse for sale on American Cowboy


Copyright 2015 by Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media company