Known best for its rowdy night rodeo, Caldwell, Idaho, is a true cowboy town... and then some.
The Linderman Award is the most elusive accolade in professional rodeo. To be named America’s most talented “true” all-around cowboy, the winner has to make phenomenal rides on bucking broncs or bulls and rope or wrestle cattle with blazing speed.
“Cowboy” was rarely defined more fully than by the late Broc Cresta.
Native American ropers are making a big splash in professional rodeo, but some of our best cowboys have always been Indians.