Wallace wrote about the life and times of Myrtis Dightman, a rodeo star who should've been champ.
Five decades ago, Myrtis Dightman broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived. But his imprint on the sport was only just beginning.
The story behind rodeo star Tad Lucas’s little red riding boots.
Our estimable advice columnist on bad barbecue vs. no barbecue, rodeo bullfighting, and dogs at bars.
Kansas stakes a claim to the "World's Original Indoor Rodeo" title, a crown Fort Worth has worn since 1918.
Ty Murray is the last pure American cowboy, a throwback to the mythic West. And if you visit him on his Stephenville ranch, you’d better be ready to ride.
Hot hurdling in Giddings, super six-man football in Gordon: Ten towns that got game.
Animal cruelty, greasy handshakes, offerings of meat, and Texas toasts—the spoken kind.
History As with most rodeo events, pinpointing barrel racing’s exact origin is near impossible. “It probably started out as pretty women on fast horses, but now it’s a competitive sport for serious athletes,” says Martha Josey, a world-champion barrel racer, Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Famer, and co-owner of Josey…
What was Bill Pickett’s nickname, and how did he wrestle steers to the ground?
Feasting our eyes on a blind team roper.
They crack wise while bulls charge them, and fans eat it up. A look at rodeo’s real ring leaders.
The rodeo where it really doesn’t pay to win.
In today‘s tame, tame West, the cowboy seldom rides a horse and never carries a gun, but the cattle business is bigger than ever.