CowboySpirit.TV - Everyone has heard at least a few tall tales, including the one that ends, “uphill, both ways, in a freezing blizzard.” Also known as hyperbole, many of these common exaggerations got their start in the Old West. Here are ten more Old West sayings to remember.
1. A friend will stick with you 'til they’re cutting ice in Death Valley.
CowboySpirit.TV - Written as individual episodes over ten years, Monte Walsh is the story of lifelong friendship at the time of the end of the old west when open ranges were being fenced in as the big (city based) cartels took over everything in the name of profit, uncaring for the traditions and principles of the old breed of cowboys who tamed the land and
CowboySpirit.TV- The 1990s saw the release of many great western movies. Among these was the 1996 release of Lone Star, an update on the western genre which takes place in the 1950s as a sheriff follows an investigation that uncovers the secrets of the town he swore to protect and the secrets of his own family.
CowboySpirit.TV - A night of blood, Wild Bill Hickok, the passing of Sitting Bull, and one of the largest Earthquakes in US history. It's just another everyday exciting week in old west history!
CowboySpirit.TV - Cindy Hirschfeld of American Cowboy writes an amazing article on female championship riders of the later 1800's and early 1900's.
A group of pioneering female athletes rode roughstock events in the early 20th century before participation dwindled. What happened?
CowboySpirit.TV- 1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
2. Don't dig for water under the outhouse.
3. “No, sir. This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” – Carleton Young as Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance