• Top 20 Cowboy Songs in the Past 20 Years

    We gave cowboy music radio host Charley Engel the daunting task of choosing the Top 20 core cowboy songs of the last 20 years, and he didn''t disappoint. Here they are!

    Top 20 Cowboy Songs in the Past 20 Years
  • A Cowboy for the Ages

    Chris LeDoux brought the grit of the rodeo arena to the bright lights of Nashville.

    A Cowboy for the Ages
  • At Home with Robert Duvall

    We caught up with Robert Duvall to talk Gus, behind-the-scene stories from Lonesome Dove, horses, and future projects.

    At Home with Robert Duvall
  • The Greatest Women in Rodeo

    Women have been part of rodeo since its early days. Here are five of the greatest female competitors in the sport!

    The Greatest Women in Rodeo

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Current Issue: August/September 2014

  • A Helluva Time

    Known best for its rowdy night rodeo, Caldwell, Idaho, is a true cowboy town... and then some.

  • Aim High

    The best guns of 2014, reviewed!

  • Western Events Calendar: October

    Here are the Western events to attend in October!

  • It Happened Here: Pendleton, Ore.

    The Pendleton Round-Up is the home of the grass field and some of the greatest stories of rodeo lore.

  • The Xs and Long Ovals

    Learn about cowboy hat legend and lore!

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