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Western Art          Cowboy Culture          Western Music

Dude & Guest Ranches          Western Magazines & Newspapers

Wild West Shows          Horses          Organizations

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apparel   •   books   •   weaponry

Growing Up Western, Recollections book edited by Clarus Backes  "Growing Up Western: Recollections of A Time Gone" [1990]
Edited by Clarus Backes, Introduction by Larry McMurtry

recollections of Dee Brown, A.B. Guthrie Jr., David Lavender, Wright
Morris, Clyde Rice, Wallace Stegner, and Frank Waters
Perennial 8½x9½ pb [4/91] out of print/50+ used
Knopf 9x9½ hardcover [2/90] for $22.95

Western  Art
Women Artists of The West [est. 1971] based in California
The Museum of Western Art [est. 1983] in Kerrville, Texas
Cowboy Artists of America [est. 1965]
The Western Artist website

Leading The West Contemporary Painters & Sculptors book  
"Leading The West: One Hundred Contemporary
Painters & Sculptors" [1997]
by Donald J. Hagerty & Susan Hallsten McGarry

Northland Publg 11x12 hardcover [9/97] out of print/many used
Northland Publg 11½x12½ hardcover [11/97] out of print/used

Joe Beeler [1931-2006]

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Western watercolorist Doreman Burns of Corrales, NM

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Western artist Tim Cox of Bloomfield, NM

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Maynard Dixon [1875-1946] Art Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

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Grace Carpenter Hudson [1865-1937]

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Nick Eggenhofer [1897-1985]

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Western artist Ronald Kil of Santa Fe, NM

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Stan Lynde 1931-2013], cartoonist

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Western watercolorist William Matthews of Denver, CO

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artist B.C Nowlin

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artist Bill Owen of Arizona

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Frederic Remington [1861-1909] Art Page

Remington art posters at

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Charles M. Russell [1864-1926] of Montana
browse books • Artcyclopedia • Wikipedia

Charles M. Russell Museum [est. 1953] in Great Falls, Montana
Charley Russell Western Heritage Assn., based in Woodland Park, Colorado { domain expired }
C.M. Russell Annual Art Auction [March 2009 = #41] in Great Falls, Montana

C.M. Russell art posters at

Remington and Russell art book by Brian W. Dippie  "Remington and Russell: The Sid Richardson Collection" [1982]
by Brian W. Dippie

Univ TX Press Revised Edition pb [1994] for $25.53
Univ TX Press hardcover [7/82] out of print/many, many used
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modern cowboy artist Gordon Snidow of Ruidoso, NM

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Howard Terpning

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Darryl Willison, Jr. - America's Drawing Cowboy - of Albuquerque, NM

Cowboy  Culture
National Festival of the West (in Scottsdale, AZ in March)
Cowboy Heritage Festival (in Dodge City KS in May)
National Day of The American Cowboy [July 2010 = #7]
Cheyenne [WY] Cowboy Symposium & Celebration [Labor Day]
National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration [Sept 2007 = #19] in Lubbock, TX
Wild Western Festival [Sept 2007 = #3] at Pioneer Village near Phoenix, AZ
Lincoln County [NM] Cowboy Symposium [Oct 2006 = #17]
Cowboy Cultural Society

Cowboy Lingo 1936 book by Ramon F. Adams  "Cowboy Lingo: A Dictionary of The Slack-jaw Words and Whangdoodle Ways of The American West" [orig 1936, rev 2000]
by Ramon F. Adams, Foreword by Elmer Kelton

Mariner Books 8¼x5½ pb [11/2000] for $13.81
Mariner Books 8¼x5½ pb [11/2000] out of print/used
Houghton Mifflin hardcover [1936] out of print/used
'Cowboy Lingo' Big Little Book by Fred Harman  "Cowboy Lingo: Boy's Book of Western Facts - A Big Little Book" [1938]
by Fred Harman

Whitman Publng Company hardcover [1938] out of print/used
 book by    "Cowgirl Romances" comic books [1950-52]
12 issues from Fiction House Comics, January 1950 to Winter 1952-53; Kindle reproductions published in 2015, 2-volume book set in 2017 • series entry at Comic Books Plus fansite [est. 2006]
Issue #1 1950: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #2 1950: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #3 1950: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #4 1950: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #5 1951: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #6 1951: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Volume #1, Issues 1-6: CreateSpace 11x8½ pb [3/2017] for $46.99  3/2017
Issue #7 1951: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #8 Winter 1951-52: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #9 1952: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #10 1952 not found on Amazon (2017)
Issue #11 Fall 1952: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Issue #12 Winter 1952-53: Kindle Edition from Love Romances/Fiction House [3/2015] for $2.99
Volume #2, Issues 7-9, 11-12: CreateSpace 11x8½ pb [2/2017] for $36.99  3/2017
Last Cowboy / Leroy Webb book  
"The Last Cowboy: The Personal Story of A Vanishing Cowboy, Leroy Webb"
[2002] by Davis L. Ford

Eakin Press 10½x7¼ hardcover [10/2002] for $32.95
Texas Cowboy Cookbook by Robb Walsh  "The Texas Cowboy Cookbook: A History in Recipes and Photos - Over 100 Genuine Recipes" [2007] by Robb Walsh
Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [2/2009] for $14.99
Ten Speed Press 9x7¼ pb [4/2007] for $15.98
Bronco Bill's Cowboy Grub cookbook by W.F. 'Bronco Bill' Pakinkis  "Bronco Bill's Cowboy Grub" [2010]
by W.F. 'Bronco Bill' Pakinkis

125 recipes on 108 spiral-bound pages [self-published 2010] for $12.95 + s/h

'Bronco Bill' is still active around Tombstone, Arizona
but no website or bookpage found (2017)

Making Great Cowboy Coffee book by Jack McCoy  "Making Great Cowboy Coffee: A Guide To Brewing Cowboy Coffee At Home and On The Campfire" [2010] by Jack McCoy
Kindle Edition from Pioneer Cookery, LLC [7/2010] for $9.99
Pioneer Cookery, LLC 8½x5½ pb [7/2010] for $11.66
Pioneer Cookery, LLC pb [7/2010] out of print/used
Granite Ware Coffee Boiler (3-quart) for $18.95
Granite Ware Coffee Boiler (2-quart) for $15.95
The Southwest Table cookbook by Dave DeWitt  
"The Southwest Table: Traditional Cuisine From Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona" [2011] by food historian Dave DeWitt
Lyons Press 9½x7¾ hardcover [5/2011] for $22.76
Frontier Slang, Lingo & Phrases book by Kathy Weiser-Alexander   "Frontier Slang, Lingo & Phrases" [2015]
by Kathy Weiser-Alexander

CreateSpace 9x6 pb [9/2015] for $9.95

California Cowboy Gathering (near Dublin California in September) is defunct?
Extreme Cowboy Gathering in Dublin, Texas
Texas Crossroads Cowboy Gathering

Cowboy  Poetry
Cowboy Poetry at the Bar-D Ranch

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering [Jan 2014 = #30] in Elko, Nevada
Cochise Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering [Feb 2014 = #22] in Sierra Vista, Southern Arizona
Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering [Aug 2013 = #28] in Lewistown, Montana
Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering [Aug 2013 = #26] in Prescott, Arizona
Badger Clark Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering [Sept] in Hot Springs, South Dakota
Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering [Oct 2013 = #22] in Valentine, Nebraska
Gila Valley Cowboy Poets & Music Gathering [Oct 2013 = #20] in Safford, Arizona
Monterey [CA] Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival [Dec 2013 = #15]

Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival [March 2012 = #29] in Santa Clarita, California

Barbed Wire  and  Branding Irons
Antique Barbed Wire Society [est. 1983] based in LaCrosse, Kansas
The Kansas Barbed Wire Museum [est. 1991] in LaCrosse, Kansas
New Mexico Barbed Wire Collectors Assn. [est. 1972]

Cattlemen & Branding Irons anthology from Yakima Valley Museum  "Cattlemen & Branding Irons" anthology [1982]
from Yakima Valley Museum

several articles covering the subject in the Yakima Valley of south
central Washington State, with drawings of cattle brand imprints

Yakima Valley Museum 8¾x6 pb [1982] out of print/used

"Barbed Wire Identification Encyclopedia" [1998] by Harold L. Hagemeier
Morris Publng 10¾x8½ pb [1998] out of print/used
Morris Publng 10¾x8½ pb [1998] out of print/used

Barbed Wire book by Joanne S. Liu  "Barbed Wire: The Fence That Changed The West" [2009]
by Joanne S. Liu

Mountain Press Publng 9x6 pb [10/2009] for $11.78
Mountain Press Publng 9x6 pb [10/2009] out of print/used

Western  Music

Songs of the Open Range 1928 book by Ina Sires  "Songs of The Open Range" [1928]
Compiled & edited by Ina Sires, with piano accompaniments by C. Repper

C.C. Birchard & Co. pb [1928] out of print/scarce
C.C. Birchard & Co. hardcover [1928] out of print/scarce
History of The Singing Cowboy book by Douglas B. Green  "Singing In The Saddle: The History of The Singing Cowboy" [2002]
by Douglas B. Green

Vanderbilt Univ Press 10¼x7 hardcover
[10/2002] out of print/used
Horse Opera book by Peter Stanfield  "Horse Opera: The Strange History of The 1930s Singing Cowboy" [2002]
by Peter Stanfield

Univ IL Press 9¾x6 pb [5/2002] for $16.95
Univ IL Press hardcover [5/2002] for $37.5
Singing Cowboy Stars book by Robert W. Phillips  "Singing Cowboy Stars: The Guys, The Gals, The Sidekicks" [1994]
by Robert W. Phillips
- with 60 b&w photos, 50 full-color photos
Kindle Edition from Gibbs-Smith Publrs [1994 edition] for $11.99
Gibbs-Smith Publrs 7½x7½ hardcover book & CD [11/94] out of print/50+ used

singing cowboy Gene Autry [1907-98]
browse Gene Autry on DVD • browse music • posters • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

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'Daughters of the Purple Sage' musical trio

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Belinda Gail: America's Western Sweetheart

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Chris LeDoux [1948-2005]
browse music • official website

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'New Riders of the Purple Sage' band

official 'New Riders of the Purple Sage' website

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Dorothy Page 'The Singing Cowgirl' [1904-61]
entry at B-Westerns website • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

The Singing Cowgirl B-movie starring Dorothy Page  "The Singing Cowgirl" [Coronado/Grand National Pictures June 1938]
Cowboys discover gold and kill the rancher, not knowing that the gold is washing down from their own ranch . . . Directed by Samuel Diege; starring Dorothy Page {sings three songs}, Dave O'Brien, Vince Barnett, Dorothy Short, Dix Davis, Stanley Price, Warner Richmond, Edward Peil Sr., Paul Barrett, Lloyd Ingraham, Ethan Allen
Tex Ralph's Western Videos b&w DVD-R [2/2007] for $15.00
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
Water Rustlers B-movie starring Dorothy Page  "Water Rustlers" [Coronado/Grand National Pictures Jan 1939]
Filmed near Phoenix, Arizona; murderous thugs divert water flowing to the property of a beautiful cattle rancher. Directed by Samuel Diege; starring Dorothy Page {sings three songs}, Dave O'Brien, Vince Barnett, Stanley Price, Ethan Allen, Leonard Trainor, Warner Richmond, Edward Gordon, Edward Peil Sr., Lloyd Ingraham, Merrill McCormick
Alpha Home Ent. b&w DVD [2/2011] for $5.98
full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
Ride 'em, Cowgirl B-movie starring Dorothy Page  "Ride 'em, Cowgirl" [Coronado/Grand National Pictures Jan 1939]
A rancher is falsely accused of stealing $5,000 to pay off a gambling debt, so his daughter confesses to the crime and escapes; working with a handsome government agent, she discovers that the gambler is smuggling gold ore from Mexico and wants her dad's ranch for a much easier route . . . Directed by Samuel Diege; starring Dorothy Page {sings two songs}, Vince Barnett, Milton Frome, Lynn Mayberry, Frank Ellis, Joseph W. Girard, Merrill McCormick, Harrington Reynolds, and Snowy the Horse
Alpha Home Ent. b&w DVD [4/2010] for $5.98
full credits at IMDb • no entry at Wikipedia
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'Riders In The Sky' show
browse music • official website

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Foy Willings's 'Riders of the Purple Sage' band
browse recordings • official website

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singing cowboy Roy Rogers [1911-98]
browse Roy Rogers on DVD • books • browse music • posters
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

official website
annual Roy Rogers Festival [June] in Portsmouth, OH

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'Sons of The Pioneers' band
browse music • videos/DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

Sons of the Pioneers 75th Anniversary on music CD & DVD  
"Sons of the Pioneers 75th Anniversary" music CD [2010]
self-published music CD [7/2010] for $25.49
"Sons of the Pioneers 75th Anniversary" DVD set [2010]
order for $18.99 + s/h from official DVD website
★           ★

The Sunset Pioneers band

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Hank Williams [1923-53] & Family Page
at Spirit of America Bookstore

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Bob Wills [1905-75] & His Texas Playboys Page  'San Antonio Rose' midi file [1 min 56 sec]
at Spirit of America Bookstore

Wild  West  Shows

Stars of the Wild West Shows of the XIXth & XXth Century included
'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917], Gordon William 'Pawnee Bill' Lillie [1860–1942], Tim McCoy [1891-1978],
Montie Montana [1910-98], Tom Mix [1880-1940], and Annie Oakley [1860-1926]

Frontier City [est. 1958] Western theme park in Oklahoma City, OK
Buckskin Joe [1957-2010] Western theme park near Ca๑on City, Colorado

"Wild West: A History of The Wild West Shows" [6/1970] by Don Russell

"Box-Office Buckaroos: The Cowboy Hero From The Wild West Show To The Silver Screen" [1989]
by Robert Heide and John Gilman (1989)

Wild West Shows book by Paul Reddin  "Wild West Shows" [1999] by Paul Reddin
book's primary focus is on the shows of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody & 101 Ranch & Tom Mix
Univ Illinois Press 9x6 pb [6/99] for $37.00
hardcover [6/99] out of print/used
Real Wild West book by Michael Wallis  "The Real Wild West: The 101 Ranch & The Creation of The American West" [1999] by Michael Wallis
St. Martin's Griffin 9x6 bargain price pb [7/2000] for $8.78
St. Martin's Griffin 9x6 pb [7/2000] for $21.16
St Martin's Press 9½x6½ hardcover [3/99] out of print/used
author website
Buckskin Bessie Herberg Lost Letters book by Monica James  "Buckskin Bessie: Her Lost Letters" [2006] by Monica James
'Buckskin Bessie' Herberg rode for 15 years for the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show, and was also the lover of the show's owner, Joe Miller. This book is the result of the discovery of 48 handwritten letters from Bessie to her sister, and two albums of photographs (75 pictures) at a garage sale, and subsequent research by the author.
Buckskin Press 9x6 pb [3/2006] for $14.95
Buckskin Press of Glendale, Arizona

"Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West" [7/2007] by Allen Farnum

Edward Jonathan 'Buckskin Joe' Hoyt [1840-1918] {empty}

Western-Themed  Magazines  &  Newspapers

The Tombstone [AZ] Epitaph newspaper [est. 1880]

Wild West Gazette [est. 2007] quarterly newspaper, published by Western Adventure Publishing, based in Mesa, Arizona

Art of The West Magazine [est. 1997?] website  Art of The West Magazine
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6 issues/year for $25.00
  Art of The West Magazine, based in Minnetonka, MN
American Cowboy Magazine [est. 1994] website  American Cowboy Magazine
[est. 1994]

subscribe via Amazon:
6 issues/year for $14.95
  American Cowboy Magazine, published by Active Interest Media, based in Boulder, Colorado
Cowboy Magazine [est. 1990] website  Cowboy Magazine [est. 1990]
apparantly no longer in business (2012)
  Cowboy Magazine, published in La Veta, Colorado
Cowboys & Indians Magazine [est. July 1993] website  Cowboys & Indians Magazine
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8 issues/year for $19.95
  Cowboys & Indians Magazine, published by U.S.F.R. Media Group of Houston, Texas (and AmericaOne TV Network}
Cowgirl Magazine website  Cowgirl Magazine: Inspiring The
Modern Western Lifestyle

based in Bend, Oregon
subscribe directly:
6 issues/year from $19.95
  Cowgirl Magazine, published by Modern West Media, Inc.
"Frontier Times Monthly Magazine"
was published from 1923 to 1954
by J. Martin Hunter of Bandera, Texas

Frontier Times Magazine [1923-54] website  

The new magazine website has secured the rights to all of those magazine issues, which are available for download via the internet; issues are available on paper, as instant PDF download, or on PDF-file CDs of varying breadth.
searchable issues order pages
  Frontier Times Monthly Magazine, issue of June 1926
Range Magazine website  Range Magazine
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4 issues/year from $15.95
  The Range Magazine, published by Purple Coyote Corp.
Southwest Art Magazine website - Fine Art of Today's West  Southwest Art Magazine
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12 issues/year for $36.95

subscribe via autorenewal {same terms}
  Southwest Art Magazine, published by Cruz Bay Publishing & Active Interest Media
True West Magazine [est. 1953] website  True West Magazine
[est. 1953]

subscribe directly:
11 issues/year from $19.95

entry at Wikipedia

  True West Magazine, published in Cave Creek, Arizona
Western Art Collector Magazine website - Previews of Works For Sale at Upcoming Shows  Western Art Collector Magazine:
Previews of Works For Sale at Upcoming Shows

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12 issues/year for $36.00
  Southwest Art Magazine, published by Cruz Bay Publishing & Active Interest Media
Wild West Magazine website  Wild West Magazine
direct subscription
6 issues/year for $29.95
  Wild West Magazine {August 2007}, published by Weider History Group

Dude & Guest Ranches

southwestern dude ranches poster     Dude Ranchers' Assn. [est. 1926]© Online Guide to Ranch Vacations©'s Dude Ranch [dot] net

Vacation Rentals by Ownerฎ [est. 1995]
div. of HomeAway, Inc. based in Austin, Texas

Idaho Dude Ranchers Assn.
Montana Dude Ranchers Assn.
Canadian Rockies Ranch Vacations (on Travel Alberta website)
Our Heritage Guest Ranch [est. 1887] near Crawford, Nebraska

100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America book by Gavin Ehringer  
"100 Best Ranch Vacations In North America: The Top Guest and Resort
Ranches With Activities For All Ages" [2007] by Gavin Ehringer

Globe Pequot Press 2nd edition 9x6 pb [5/2007] for $17.89
Globe Pequot Press pb [5/2007] out of print/used
Ranch Vacations Guide book by Gene Kilgore  "Ranch Vacations: The Leading Guide To Dude, Guest, Resort, Fly Fishing,
Working Cattle Ranches & Pack Trips" [2017] by Gene Kilgore

Ranchweb 9x4 pb [1/2017] for $15.93

New Mexico Dude/Guest Ranches
New Mexico members of the Dude Ranchers Assn.
directory of New Mexico dude ranches
Burnt Well Guest Ranch near Roswell, New Mexico
Cimmarr๓ncita Guest Ranch [est. 1908] near Ute Park, New Mexico
Circle A Guest Ranch [est. circa 1920] north of Cuba, New Mexico
Cow Creek Ranch & Fishing Lodge near Pecos, New Mexico
Double Circle Ranch near Datil, New Mexico
Double E Guest Ranch near Gila, New Mexico
Felix River Guest Ranch in Chaves County, New Mexico
Fite Ranch B&B east of San Antonio, New Mexico
Ghost Ranch [est. 1766] Conference Center near Abiquiu, New Mexico
High Feather Ranch B&B near Cerrillos, New Mexico
High Lonesome Showdown Guest Ranch in Chaves County, New Mexico
Los Pi๑os Guest Ranch in Cowles, New Mexico
Maynard Guest Ranch near Luna, New Mexico
N Bar Ranch / Outlaw Land & Cattle Co. near Reserve, New Mexico
Vista Clara Ranch Resort & Spa [est. 1989] near Galisteo, New Mexico
W.S. Land & Cattle Co. [est. 1880] guest ranch [near Glenwood, New Mexico]
Z Lazy B Guest Ranch in Fort Wingate, New Mexico

Colorado & Wyoming Dude/Guest Ranches
Colorado Dude Ranchers Assn.
Lake Mancos [CO] Dude Ranch
Vista Verde Guest & Ski Ranch near Clark, Colorado
Colorado Cattle Company & Guest Ranch near New Raymer, in NE Colorado
Wyoming Dude Ranchers Assn.
Spotted Horse Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Eaton's Guest Ranch [est. 1882, moved 1904] near Sheridan, Wyoming
Flagg Ranch [WY] between Yellowstone & Grand Teton Parks
Lazy Spring Ranch near Shell in north central Wyoming

Arizona Dude/Guest Ranches
Arizona Dude Ranch Assn.
Beaver Creek Guest Ranch [est. 1941], south of Alpine, Arizona
Bellota Ranch [est. 1890] near Tucson, Arizona is closed
Circle Z Guest ranch near Patagonia, Arizona
Grapevine Canyon Guest Ranch [est. 1982] near Pearce, Arizona
Hidden Meadow Ranch Lodge & Club [est. 1993] near Greer, Arizona
Kenyon Ranch [est. 1937] near Tubac, Arizona
The Ranch At South Fork Cabins near Eagar, Arizona
Rancho de la Osa Guest Ranch [est. 1725] in Sasabe, Arizona
Rancho de los Caballeros Guest Ranch near Wickenburg, Arizona
historic Spirit Tree Inn B&B & Guest Ranch in Patagonia, Arizona
Tanque Verde Guest Ranch Resort in Tucson, Arizona
Triangle T Guest Ranch in Dragoon, Arizona
26 Bar Ranch B&B in Eagar, Arizona

California Dude/Guest Ranches
The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort [est. 1946] in Solvang, CA
Circle Bar B Guest Ranch in Goleta, CA
Crazzy's Wasewagan Camp & Retreat [est. 1933] near Barton Flats & Jenks Lake, CA
Drakesbad Guest Ranch & Spa [est. 1890; rebuilt 1938] inside Lassen National Park
Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch [est. 1962] near Quincy, CA
Highland Guest Ranch [est. 1882] near Philo, CA
Rancho Oso Guest Ranch & Stables near Santa Barbara, CA
Rancho Temescal [est. 1871] dude ranch near Piru, CA
Spanish Springs Guest Ranch in Lassen County, CA
Wonder Valley Ranch Resort [est. 1911], east of Fresno, CA

Nevada Dude/Guest Ranches
Nevada's Historic 71 Ranch [est. 1877] south of Elko, Nevada

Sand Valley Ranch in Nevada "45 minutes and 100 years from Las Vegas"

Horses / Equestria
Schneiders Horse Supplies [est. 1948] in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
National Cutting Horse Assn. []
National Reined Cow Horse Assn. []
Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Assn. []
Nevada Reined Cow & Cutting Horse Assn. []
Western Nevada Cutting Horse Assn. []

American Paint Horse Assn. [est. 1965] based in Ft. Worth, Texas    Appaloosa Horse Club [est. 1938] based in Moscow, Idaho    American Quarter Horse Assn. [est. 1940] based in Amarillo, Texas

Visual Dictionary of the Horse book from Dorling-Kindersley  
"D.K. Eyewitness: The Visual Dictionary of The Horse" [grades 5 & up; 1994]
Dorling-Kindersley 12¼x10½ hardcover [4/94] out of print/50+ used
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds by Susan McBane  "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds" [1997]
by Susan McBane

Wellfleet Press 11&fracv34x8¾ hardcover [8/97] for $13.27
Basics of Western Riding by Charlene Strickland  "The Basics of Western Riding" [1998]
by Charlene Strickland

Storey Publng 11x8¼ pb [1/98] for $13.57
Whole Horse Catalog Complete Guide  "The Whole Horse Catalog: The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling & Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activities & Organizations and Everything Else A Horse Owner & Rider Will Ever Need" [orig 1977, rev 1998] by Barbara Burn, Gail Rentsch & David A. Spector, edited by Steven D. Price, illustrated by Werner Rentsch
Fireside 10½x8½ pb [12/98] for $14.96
S&S hardcover [8/85] out of print/used
Essential Book of Horse Tack & Equipment by Susan McBane  
"The Essential Book of Horse Tack and Equipment" [2000]
by Susan McBane

David & Charles Publrs pb [10/2002] for $22.99
David & Charles Publrs 11¼x8½ hardcover [10/2000] out of print/used
Horse Owner's Essential Survival Guide by Susan McBane  "The Horse Owner's Essential Survival Guide" [2004]
by Susan McBane

David & Charles Publrs 10x7½ pb [8/2007] for $25.78
David & Charles Publrs 10¼x7½ hardcover [5/2004] for $29.99
The Horse / Noble Companion book by Wendy Williams  "The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion" [2015]
by Wendy Williams

Kindle Edition from Scientific American / FS&G [10/2015] for $12.99
Scientific American / FS&G 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2015] for $15.29

"Misty" [Fox June 1961]
Starring Pam Smith, David Ladd, Arthur O'Connell & Anne Seymour; credits at IMDb
'Misty of Chincoteague' official website

"Mary White" TV movie [ABC-TV Nov 1977] /tt0076371/

Horse Tales Collection on DVD  "Horse Tales Collection" on DVD [2011]
Mill Creek Ent. color DVD set [5/2011] for $5.00 {sic}
contains four feature-length films: "Misty" [Fox June 1961]
about the horses of Chincoteague Island {IMDb}; "Mary White"
TV movie [ABC-TV Nov 1977] {IMDb}; "Wind Dancer" [1993]
{IMDb}; and "Wildfire: The Arabian Heart" [2010] {IMDb}

Horse Illustrated Magazine
Horse Illustrated

12 issues/year for $12.00

magazine website

Horse & Rider Magazine
Horse & Rider

12 issues/year for $10.00

magazine website

Equus Magazine
Equus Magazine
12 issues/year for $10.00

magazine website

Western Horseman Magazine [est. 1936]
Western Horseman

12 issues/year for $19.95

magazine website

British Columbia [Canada] Cowboy Heritage Assn.
Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada
American West Heritage Center in Wellsville, Utah
The Code of the West Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Autry National Center of the American West
Devil's Rope Barbed Wire Museum in McLean, Texas
Black American West Museum & Heritage Center [est. 1971] in Denver, Colorado

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma      Women's Pro Rodeo Assn. [est. 1948]

Texas Rangers Hall of Fame & Museum in Waco, Texas      logo for Western Fictioneers [est. 2010]      National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas      Cowboy Artists of America [est. 1965]

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