The Traditional Cowboy Arts Association is dedicated to preserving and promoting the skills of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing and rawhide braiding and the role of these traditional crafts in the cowboy culture of the American West.
Be part of our mission
Idaho saddlemaker Cary Schwarz leads viewers through the process of building and installing a ground seat in a custom saddle, sharing seldom-seen techniques and offering personal insight on this critical step in saddlemaking. Get yours here and a portion of the proceeds will go to help fund our education programs.
The Cowboy Crossings
You are invited to come be a part of the efforts of the TCAA and celebrate with us our Western Heritage and Craftsmanship. Come visit the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and rediscover a uniquely American form of art.