Life With Horses

Being a "horse person" has different meanings for each of us, but we all share a desire to stay attuned to the world of horses.

People and Places

A Girl and Her Horse



Ainsley Myers, 13, and her horse, Gazant, share a hug in Sunset, LA | More

The Lone Ranger Rides Again

American Cowboy's Peter Bronski interviews the main players and evaluates the enduring influence of this great character.



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Rediscovering Horses

Frequent contributor Kristie Allison describes how it feels to be back in the saddle on a leased horse after a 20-year hiatus.



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True Grit

He has been called the John Wayne of horse training, but most know him as the man with a heart of gold.



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First Lady of the West

Calamity Jane earned her reputation as a woman who did as she pleased. In the April/May issue of American Cowboy , author and historian Chris Enss wrote about this pistol-packin' woman of the West.



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Her Own Woman

Blair Darnell has been horseback riding from Europe to the Rio Grande.



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The Chuckwagon

The hardship of sleeping and eating (just surviving, really) on cattle trails were brutal. Though some modern cowboys keep to the old tradition of bed rolls around the campfire, trail technology has come along way. Today, sheep camps and modern "chuckwagons" are hooked up with sophisticated technology and plenty of luxuries.



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What a Lady!

Horsewoman Ann Call didn't let the challenges in her life ever slow her down.



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Buffalo Bill - The Man Behind the Legend

Smart, ambitious, and creative, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody sold himself and his experiences and became larger than life.



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Of Patience and Perseverance

Read how some Special Olympians celebrate their horseback riding victories.



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