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Articles on being a cowboy artist and mastering those skills.

Studies in Historic Saddlery

 Here’s a video put together by John Willemsma describing a little of the history and the inspiration behind his amazing Mexican style …

Bit Structure & Function

The bit can be an intimidating piece of equipment to understand. However, if you break down the five structure points of a …

The Wade Saddle: Fabulous or Fad?

Published in the 2013 January / February Issue of Eclectic Horseman Magazine About forty years ago I started hearing stories about Ray …

The Ground Seat

Published in the 2012 July / August  Issue of Eclectic Horseman Magazine Saddle makers are often asked what a person should look …

What Is Cowboy Crossings?

Video: Silversmith Scott Hardy and painter Tim Cox (former Presidents of their respective organizations) discuss the first Cowboy Crossings event held in …

You’re An Artist

Any craftsman who has taken it upon himself to refine his work has heard this statement. The comment usually implies that one …

Spur Identification

I have been building and collecting saddles, spurs and bits since the 1970s and have been a full time bit and spur …