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Camels vs. Mules
Which are better for traveling great distances?
Prescription for a Lawbreaker
Doc Middleton’s horse thieving led to a racing opportunity.
The Comanche and his Horse
The acquisition of the horse in the 1600s brought immediate and sweeping changes to the Plains Indians.
The Horse Returns to North America
Hank Vaughan bit the dust under his own horse.
What did Cowboys Carry Behind Their Saddles?
Western Events for April 2018
Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West this April.
Sitting Bull’s Dancing Horse
A meeting missed between the Lakota holy man and world-renowned showman “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
The Scandalous Saddle
Women riding aside leads to dangerous (and ridiculous) saddle invention.
Death-Defying Riders of the Pony Express
Sifting through the myths to uncover the gritty truths about Pony Express riders.
What Were Frontier Livery Stables Like?
Invalids Need Not Apply!
Cowboy Rangers of the early U.S. Forest Service.