It's Military Appreciation Night at the National Western Stock Show! A big shout out to the Marine Corps Band who came all the way from New Orleans to participate in tonight's festivities!
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One of the best books on cowboy skills out there.
One of the best books on cowboy skills out there

Cowboy Chronicler

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When life hands you snow...
...enjoy slipping and sliding down a hill!
Paula Hite
Tomas Arizmendi
Kaysie Stradley
A #MotivationMonday reminder to be grateful for what you have.
A MotivationMonday reminder to be grateful for what you have
Laurie Bayer
David Dixon
Ruth Terpening
A tiny, mountain mining town is home to the oldest saloon in the Southwest.
A tiny mountain mining town is home to the oldest saloon in the Southwest

Buckhorn Saloon

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Cody Dornhecker
Diane Bales
A wonderful drawing by 12-year-old reader Jacob C. from Virginia! His work was inspired by Scott Slusher's photo in the gear section of the Feb/March 2017 issue. Great job, Jacob—the American Cowboy team encourages you to keep pursuing your creative endeavors!
A wonderful drawing by 12yearold reader Jacob C from Virginia His work
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Michelle Pardy
Cherokee Shorter
Whether they're eager beginners or seasoned hands, the WRRA (Women's Ranch Rodeo Association) gives all cowgirls a chance to compete in the spotlight.
Whether theyre eager beginners or seasoned hands the WRRA Womens Ranch Rodeo

Rodeo Like a Girl

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At its worst, cowboy pride is the feeling of superiority that folks wearing spurs and a hat acquire from their profession and skills. At its best, cowboy pride is that force that gets a cowboy up before dawn and keeps him out long after dusk...
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Cowboy Pride

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Juanita Smith
"It’s a culture that’s changing and not as readily available as it used to be, and I want people to see that it’s still alive and thriving." —Durango Colorado Photographer Jeremy Wade Shockley
Its a culture thats changing and not as readily available as it

Life and Land

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#OnThisDayInHistory, 100 years ago, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody died surrounded by friends and family at his sister's house in Denver. The scout and buffalo hunter made his mark on history as an entertainer—he spent more than three decades bring the West to life on stages throughout the country and abroad.
OnThisDayInHistory 100 years ago William F Buffalo Bill Cody died surrounded by

The Man Behind the Legend

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Deacon Joseph Bell
Jennifer Scott Mixson
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Juanita Smith
Melinda Vaughn
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Dorothy McDougal
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“This kind of horsemanship is more than a sport,” Reata Brannaman says. “It’s a lifestyle. It’s about stewardship of land and cattle and horses."

Another great story about Western traditions from YETI, with awesome photography by Matt Cohen.
This kind of horsemanship is more than a sport Reata Brannaman says

Beef on the Line

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A very happy birthday to Robert Duvall! The man who brought Gus to life turns 86 today!
A very happy birthday to Robert Duvall The man who brought Gus to life turns 86 today

At Home with Robert Duvall

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Jennifer Jones Winningham
Les Plaxco
Ted Jensen
For as long as men have owned cattle, other men have been stealing them.
For as long as men have owned cattle other men have been stealing them

Lost Skills of Old West Cattle Rustling

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