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Love and Land

Inspired by John Wayne's words of wisdom, John Erickson—perhaps best known as the author of the Hank the Cowdog series—writes what it means to be a man of the West.

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Ultimate Western Events Calendar: May

From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in May!

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At Home with James Pickens Jr.

Hollywood's James Pickens Jr. talks roping, acting, and the importance of giving back.

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The Greatest Frontier Explorers

Before cowboys and cattle trails, frontiersman blazed the path to the West. Here are five of the greatest frontier explorers.

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Horses of War

From George Washington's beloved sorrel to a little mare who braved the front lines of the Korean War, here are five unsung equine heroes.

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Rags To Ranching

William “Bill Kitt” Kittredge put together a ranching empire the hard way: piece-by-piece, and with grit and determination.

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Perfect Storm

Nearly six months after October 2013's Atlas Storm raged through South Dakota and Wyoming, ranchers are still keenly feeling the affects.

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Lost Skills of the Branding Pen

Though practiced for over 150 years, the subtle techniques and etiquette of the branding pen aren’t always honored. Here are a few of the most important.

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Brand Awareness

A husband and wife debate the merits and drawback of table branding versus the rope-and-drag method.

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Historic Western Hotels

Step back in time with a stay at a historic Old West hotel.

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As Good as Ever

Lloyd Hall isn’t letting a little thing like age get in the way of his ranch work.

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Ultimate Western Events Calendar: April

From our Ultimate Western Events Calendar, here are the cowboy events to attend in April!

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History of Saddle Decoration

From the very beginning of their creation, saddles have been decorated with embellishments to show off wealth, status, and personality.

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History of Saddle Decoration

From the very beginning of their creation, saddles have been decorated with embellishments to show off wealth, status, and personality.

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The Greatest Western Cinema Sidekicks

The big stars get all the recognition, and we think it's time the sidekicks get some credit!

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