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81-year-old barrel racer, Ardith Bruce, has heart 'full of horsehair'

81-year-old barrel racer, Ardith Bruce, has heart 'full of horsehair' | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The cowgirl in tennies, stretch jeans and western shirt is racing hell-bent for leather across the...
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Very interesting article!

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Article is a great read!

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Extreme Sport We Love: Baby Buffalo Wrangling

Extreme Sport We Love: Baby Buffalo Wrangling | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Each fall, more than 1,000 American Bison are rounded up in South Dakotas Custer State Park for branding and vaccinations. Here, one of the core female wranglers reveals the (dangerous) details.
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Russell exhibit highlights continuity in western art

Russell exhibit highlights continuity in western art | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Exhibition features past masters, Russell Skull Society artists
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Lake Tahoe's Shakespeare Ranch on Market for $98 Million

Lake Tahoe's Shakespeare Ranch on Market for $98 Million | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Virtually every building at the sprawling 134-acre compound is named in homage to the Bard.
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There is also a beautiful horse stable on the property.

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Briscoe Western Art's First Voice Of The American West

Briscoe Western Art's First Voice Of The American West | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The Briscoe Museum of Western Art "Voices of the American West’s" first speaker appears Thursday, October 2nd, and his resume is about as odd as it gets.
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‘Horse Nation’ Documentary Explores Lakota Culture, Horse Relatives

‘Horse Nation’ Documentary Explores Lakota Culture, Horse Relatives | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The documentary "We Are A Horse Nation" explores Lakota culture and the way the relationship with the horse has evolved.
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Sweethearts Of The West: The Wit and Wisdom of the American Cowboy

Sweethearts Of The West: The Wit and Wisdom of the American Cowboy | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Be still my heart!

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Waggoner Ranch, one of nation's largest, up for sale for $725M - Dallas Business Journal

Waggoner Ranch, one of nation's largest, up for sale for $725M - Dallas Business Journal | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
The listing marks the end of decades of lawsuits by heirs of the cattle baron who established the Waggoner estate in 1923 in North Texas.
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Makes me sad...

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Déjà vu - Kristen Galyean and Im Reydioactive win NCHA Derby Non-Pro Gelding Finals

Déjà vu - Kristen Galyean and Im Reydioactive win NCHA Derby Non-Pro Gelding Finals | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Kristen Galyean, Claremore, Okla., scored 221 points on Thursday, to win the NCHA Derby Non-Pro Gelding Finals on Im Reydioactive, her 2014 NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Gelding champion. Ashley Flynn, Weatherford, Tex., took reserve with 217 points aboard Cow Scents, while Page Bowman, Simpsonville, Ky., showed Roamin Cat to place third with 216.5 points. All […]
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Bill Lowrance, L Bar Western Art owner, deals in beauty created by Western artists

Bill Lowrance, L Bar Western Art owner, deals in beauty created by Western artists | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Bill Lowrance, owner of L Bar Western Art, says he has the same passion for art as any artist, just not the talent. So he’s doing the next closest thing; he’s an art dealer. His store is located on the corner of N. Belknap and Washington streets right across from the courthouse on the square. Here’s what he has stay about his profession and the store.
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Here's a link to the L Bar Western Art website.

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Gilded Palace of Sin Jacket

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Gorgeous jacket!

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Open Range: Sitting Soft In The Saddle

Open Range: Sitting Soft In The Saddle | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Ride into the area in style.
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Beautiful blanket!

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In the saddle 50 years, performer 'Cowboy Tom' reflects

In the saddle 50 years, performer 'Cowboy Tom' reflects | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO ­— Tom Glasgow apologizes for being out of practice, but he still manages a few roping tricks on the narrow porch of his mobile home off Vineland Street.
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There aren't enough men like Cowboy Tom. ;-(

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Pictures of Native Americans show an ancient culture on the edge

Pictures of Native Americans show an ancient culture on the edge | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Sitting Bull's picture is among 127 rare images collected by English adventurer Charles Alston Messiter through the latter third of the 19th century, about to go under the hammer.
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Western magazine features photo of cowboy, accountant

Western magazine features photo of cowboy, accountant | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Cowboys & Indians magazine’s 150th issue features a photo of Walla Wallan Daryl Hopson.
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How to Wear a Scarf Like a High-Fashion Cowboy

How to Wear a Scarf Like a High-Fashion Cowboy | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A simple way to transform an outfit.
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Per New York Magazine's Style Guide.

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Fabulous Fringe! - Knee-high moccasins [NYT] | Cowgirl Cravings

Fabulous Fringe! - Knee-high moccasins [NYT] | Cowgirl Cravings | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Fabulous Fringe! - Knee-high moccasins [NYT]
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I'm very in love with these moccasins!

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The Hackamore Tradition: The Number of Plaits

The Hackamore Tradition: The Number of Plaits | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Western Horseman Magazine - World's leading horse magazine since 1936
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Eye candy!

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American Indians gather to remember their original American dream

American Indians gather to remember their original American dream | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Over 1,000 teepees and hundreds of horses are at the Crow Fair Rodeo in Montana this week. The annual festival is one of largest gatherings of Native Americans.
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Wish I could be there!

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What’s Happening at Madonna Ranch?

What’s Happening at Madonna Ranch? | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
We get the scoop on the first Wine Country Cutting event hosted by Hall of Fame cutting horse champion Dave Costello at the iconic Madonna Ranch in SLO.
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Horace Poolaw, an American Indian photographer, captured the 20th-century transformations of his own Kiowa people and other tribes

Horace Poolaw, an American Indian photographer, captured the 20th-century transformations of his own Kiowa people and other tribes | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Horace Poolaw, an American Indian photographer, captured the 20th-century transformations of his own Kiowa people and other tribes.
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Would love to own the book.

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30 C.M. Russell Works Fetch Millions at Western Art Auction in Reno

30 C.M. Russell Works Fetch Millions at Western Art Auction in Reno | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million. Other top prices at the annual Coeur d'Alen...
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Getting her cowgirl on... Gwyneth Paltrow rides a horse in Montana mountains for Goop

Getting her cowgirl on... Gwyneth Paltrow rides a horse in Montana mountains for Goop | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
She hails from Los Angeles, the land of sandy white beaches and perpetual sunshine. But Gwyneth Paltrow has ventured outside of her comfort zone.
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Delightful Cut Paper Cowboy Made From Product Packaging

Delightful Cut Paper Cowboy Made From Product Packaging | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it

“ Delightful Cut Paper Characters Made From Product Packaging” via laughingsquid

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Giddyup~

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10 Photos Of Hardcore Rodeo Queens

10 Photos Of Hardcore Rodeo Queens | Western Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Picture a blur of rhinestones, leather, sequins, and hair spray, and you're only partly there. The world of rodeo queens has fierce girls competing in a slice of Americana many of us never see.
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