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The CB Cowboys: The Saga of the Legendary Christensen Family (Paperback) - Common
By Eakin Press
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ean: 0884578083234,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Every cowboy who has ever climbed over a bucking chute or backed into a roping box knows of the Christensen Brothers. Both brothers and many of their bucking horses and bulls are Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame inductees. But not many know the fascinating story behind the family. With only the meager start of a couple of workhorses, Hank and Bobby Christensen established one of the biggest Pro Rodeo compan...

The Ultimate Book of Horse Bits: What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work
By Skyhorse
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mpn: 100 color photos, ean: 9781628737370, isbn: 1628737379,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
As even a quick glance around a saddler shop or through a tack store catalog will show, the world of horse bits is both enormous and mystifying. The primary means of communicating with and controlling a horse, Western and English bits come in a bewildering assortment of materials, sizes, and shapes. Their descriptions—full-cheek snaffle, hackamore, high port, French link, Tom Thumb, spade, KK Ultra—are no less puzzling, and with new bits and refinements being produced every year, even the most

Blacktop Cowboys: Riders on the Run for Rodeo Gold
By Thomas Dunne Books
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ean: 9780312330361, isbn: 0312330367,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Blacktop Cowboys chronicles the 2004 rodeo season through the eyes of several steer wrestlers trying to make it back to rodeo's version of the Super Bowl, the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas.   Steer wrestling is an adventure that entails riding into an arena at 25 mph, sliding off a horse while taking hold of a 500-pound steer, and then throwing the animal to the ground. The best cowboys often accomplish all this in less than four seconds. The two main characters of Blacktop Cowboys

Cowboy Spurs and Their Makers (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University)
By Texas A&M University Press
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ean: 9781603445214, isbn: 1603445218,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Cowboy spurs are a pure form of American folk art. Like the cowboy himself, the way spurs developed was molded by their use and the environment of the range, along with a generous dose of individualism and pride. Cowboy Spurs and Their Makers tells the fascinating story of this western art and the artisans and provides a valuable reference for identifying spurs used by riders of Texas and the Southwest. A visit with contemporary spur maker Jerry Lindley, with pictures of him at work, traces the

Roughstock - the Mud, the Blood & the Beer
By Western Horseman
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ean: 9780962589874, isbn: 096258987X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Ty Murray, the greatest rodeo cowboy of all time, shares stories from teh long, dusty rodeo road and insights on what it takes to make it professionally in the cowboy sport's roughstock events, which include bareback, saddle bronc, and bull riding.  ''The King of the Cowboys'' takes readers behind the chutes and into the trenches of rodeo's danger zone.Roughstock : The Mud, the Blood and the Beer by Ty Murray.

Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883-1933
By Brand: University of New Mexico Press
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mpn: 70 halftones, ean: 9780826320896, isbn: 0826320899,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Between the 1880s and the 1930s Show Indians depicted their warfare with whites and portrayed scenes from their culture in productions that traveled throughout the United States and Europe and drew huge audiences--well over a million people in 1885 alone.The view that they were tipi-and-war-bonnet Indians exploited by entrepreneurs like Buffalo Bill was commonly held by reformers of the 1890s, and has been uncritically accepted ever since. This book, now available in paperback, is the first to e

Barrel Racing for Fun and Fast Times: Winning Tips for Horse and Rider
By Skyhorse
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781628737882, isbn: 1628737883,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Barrel racing, in which horse and rider gallop in a cloverleaf pattern around three barrels, is the fastest-growing rodeo event. Author Sharon Camarillo, a successful contestant-turned trainer, teacher, and commentator, presents a comprehensive program that takes the novice barrel racer from the process of choosing her horse up to preparation for and taking part in real races. More than just a specialized manual, Barrel Racing for Fun and Fast Times offers advice that will benefit riders of all

Rodeo: Behind the Scenes at America's Most Exciting Sport
By Brand: The Lyons Press
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ean: 9781592284054, isbn: 1592284051,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
''Campion's photos and prose convey the gritty details of the sport, as well as the very American roots of rodeo. I urge anyone with an interest in rodeo to pick up a copy of this book. The photos alone are worth the price of the volume.'' -Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar More than seventeen million people attended rodeos in the United States and Canada last year, and more than thirteen million viewers tuned in to ESPN to watch the National Finals Rodeo, where the top competitors battled for $4.6 milli

Rodeo: An Anthropologist Looks at the Wild and the Tame
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226469553, isbn: 0226469557,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Rodeo people call their sport ''more a way of life than a way to make a living.'' Rodeo is, in fact, a rite that not only expresses a way of life but perpetuates it, reaffirming in a ritual contest between man and animal the values of American ranching society. Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence uses an interpretive approach to analyze rodeo as a symbolic pageant that reenacts the ''winning of the West'' and as a stylized expression of frontier attitudes toward man and nature. Rodeo constestants are the

Considering the Horse: Tales of Problems Solved and Lessons Learned
By Skyhorse
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ean: 9781616081560, isbn: 1616081562,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Own an unruly horse? Thinking about purchasing a horse but don’t exactly know what to expect once you do? Ever wondered what and how a horse thinks? Mark Rashid tells stories that provide horse owners and potential buyers with the best training solutions—straight from the horse’s mouth. By considering the horse’s point of view, he explores a variety of solutions to common training problem like head tossing, trailer loading, mounting problems, and more. After years of trai

The West
By powerHouse Books,U.S.
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ean: 9781576877463, isbn: 1576877469,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Acclaimed photographer Richard Phibbs turns his unique eye for beauty westward. The West, his second book, is an extremely personal view of the beauty and authenticity of the place and its lingering hold on our national consciousness. Once more Phibbs collaborates with Alfredo Paredes, Executive Vice President, Ralph Lauren, his partner in his first monograph, Chasing Beauty. Phibbs's love of the West came naturally. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, home to Canada's Calgary Stampede, one of

Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership
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mpn: 16 B&W illustrations, ean: 9781634502559, isbn: 9781634502559,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Here renowned trainer Mark Rashid introduces us to his revolutionary method for training horses. His sensitive, thoughtful approach emphasizes the importance of balance, and has led some to refer to him as a real-life horse whisperer.“It has always been my contention that working with horses is, or at least should be, a delicate balancing act between finding how much or how little direction it will take to help the horse we are working with understand whatever it is we are trying to teach. Too

Lecile: This Ain't My First Rodeo
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ean: 9780692476963, isbn: 0692476962,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Winner of the 2016 Will Rogers Medallion Award for Excellence in Western LiteratureLecile Harris is a four-time PRCA Clown of the Year and 2007 inductee of the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame.Lecile has entertained millions of fans and saved countless bull riders over more than sixty years in rodeo, so he’s collected a whole bunch of stories. These are the ones he could tell without getting anybody in trouble.Lecile says this is the ideal toilet book, because the stories are long enough to get the job

Charmayne James on Barrel Racing (Western Horseman Books)
By Western Horseman
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780911647761, isbn: 9780911647761,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Her name identifies an industry. Say ''Charmayne'' and it's like dropping Babe Ruth's moniker or Michael Jordon's or Lance Armstrong's. People who don't even follow the sport know that Charmayne James is the greatest barrel racer of all time.She burst on to the professional rodeo scene in 1984, winning the first of eleven world championships before her fifteenth birthday. In the next nineteen consecutive years, she qualified for every National Finals Rodeo and became the most decorated female eq

Secrets to Barrel Racing Success (Volume 1)
By Heather Smith
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ean: 9780615628882, isbn: 0615628885,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Barrel racers are driven by an unrelenting desire to win. But, they are often misled.  The secrets have been well kept for much too long. It's time for barrel racers to stop looking for barrel racing success, in all the wrong places. In this best-selling barrel racing book, author Heather Smith shares tips for barrel racing that reveal the real reasons for slow times, tipped barrels, behavior problems, and much more. Smith challenges barrel racers to develop new perspectives and describes the

The Next 50 Barrel Racing Exercises for Precision on the Pattern ( (Volume 3)
By Heather Smith
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ean: 9780692835913, isbn: 0692835911,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Have you developed a strong foundation in yourself and your horses, and seem to be doing everything right - but STILL aren't clocking in competition? Do you ever feel stuck in your barrel racing, wondering what you could possibly be missing? After sharing Volumes I and II in the series, author Heather Smith's collection of barrel racing drills comes full circle in The Next 50 Barrel Racing Exercises for Precision on the Pattern. In this new barrel racing book, she's shared a

The First 51 Barrel Racing Exercises to Develop a Champion (Volume 2)
By The First 51 Barrel Racing Exercises to Develop a Champion
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ean: 9780692205464, isbn: 0692205462,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Author Heather Smith has gone above and beyond to share 51 game-changing barrel racing exercises in Volume II of the series. With each barrel racing drill, she's provided descriptions for when and why they are appropriate, as well as how to implement each exercise for best results. The First 51 Barrel Racing Exercises to Develop a Champion provides tools for creating greater awareness and advancing skills to empower barrel racers to dissolve obstacles standing in the way of

Outriders: Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West
By University of Washington Press
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ean: 9780295746777, isbn: 0295746777,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Rodeo is a dangerous and painful performance in which only the strongest and most skilled riders succeed. In the popular imagination, the western rodeo hero is often a stoic white man who embodies the toughness and independence of America's frontier past. However, marginalized people have starred in rodeos since the very beginning. Cast out of popular western mythology and pushed to the fringes in everyday life, these cowboys and cowgirls found belonging and meaning at the rodeo, staking a claim

Barrel Racing 101: A Complete Program For Horse And Rider
By Lyons Press
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ean: 9781592287963, isbn: 1592287964,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Few equestrian sports are more exciting than barrel racing, in which horse and rider carve a lightning-fast cloverleaf pattern around three barrels, then gallop down to the finish line. Time is measured in hundredths of seconds, and winners receive substantial prize money and the admiration and respect of fellow competitors and spectators alike.As thrilling as barrel racing is to watch, doing it is even more fun, as thousands of people are discovering every year. To help them--and you--get start

The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393292343, isbn: 0393292347,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
An NPR Book of the YearA gripping portrait of one family’s gamble that rodeo and ranching are the future of the West―and not just its past.For generations, the Wrights of southern Utah have raised cattle and world-champion saddle-bronc riders―some call them the most successful rodeo family in history. Now Bill and Evelyn Wright, parents to 13 children and grandparents to many more, find themselves struggling to hang on to the majestic landscape where they’ve been running cattle for 150

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