Category Archives: Cowboy Culture and Heritage

Strike up the fiddle, tune up the band

Cowgirl Sass & Savvy (revisited) by Julie Carter via THE WESTERER This is a “do you remember” moment for those old enough to recall the days in rural America after World War II and young enough to remember what it … Continue reading

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Montana’s Bucking Horse Sale in Miles City

It’s the Montana version of Mardi Gras! Ou rah! The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale has been on my bucket list for a lot of years. It looks like that this year my schedule is going to allow me to … Continue reading

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Profs say UWyoming ‘cowboy’ slogan is offensive. UWyoming says get over it.

“The first is that these professors are completely missing the facts and the fact is when they claim that this slogan is sexist and it’s xenophobic, cowboys exist all over the world. But beyond that, my second reaction is they’re … Continue reading

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Capturing a West Texas Winter Wonderland

Do you guys (former) students remember the field trip we took to the Circle when it was 40 below zero? (How could you forget? lol) Remember taking old Chris’ picture when he was standing on ice out in the middle … Continue reading

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What Is The West?

The West is a place, but it is more (like the South). It is an atmosphere, an enigma, a way of life, and a people. As a way of life, it is something that can be carried far beyond its … Continue reading

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COWBOY ETIQUETTE

By John L More with illustrations by Justin Wells via America’s Horse. Follow This Link to the PDF File Land and Livestock International, Inc. is in a position to assist the buyer in purchasing ranches like these anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Californio Vaquero vs Texas Cowpuncher

via Richard Beal’s Blog This video is a scene from Texas Cowpuncher Part One in the Vaquero Series. Cowboys like to argue over their own unique style of gear and roping. Waddie Mitchell and Buster McLaury provide entertaining highlights of … Continue reading

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Wyman Meinzer’s West Texas

Posted by Chris Gill at the Circle Ranch A beautiful portrayal of a unique part of our country. https://player.vimeo.com/video/22132017 A WALTZ ACROSS WEST TEXASWyman Meinzer, the Texas State Photographer, used to live in the old jail in Benjamin, TX. The … Continue reading

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When in Babylon

Of course all those dream resolutions come because the thought is– if you are going to make yourself promises you can’t keep, may as well make big ones. Sounds like a good plan. Happy New Year everybody. — jtl, 419 … Continue reading

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Cattle Drive Positions

Driving the herd requires a team of cowboys, each with a specific role. By Lauren Feldman via the American Cowboy Credit: MCKIBILLO The cattle drive in this illustration is a bit overmanned, but it still gives you a good idea … Continue reading

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