Living West

Two-Wheeling With Ty Murray

After his championship days in the arena, the rodeo great took his passion for an intense ride to the back roads of America.

Cowgirl Grit

Here are seven cowgirls who have an extra measure of that special quality we call grit.


In a new documentary, four men ride 16 mustangs on a 3,000-mile border-to-border trek to advocate for wild horse adoption and conservation.

But Now I Ride

There is no printed job description for “cowgirl.” After being asked to contribute an essay to C&I’s cowgirl issue, I …

Fort Bridger Rendezvous

Jim Bridger might rest in peace in Independence, Missouri, but you can still experience the wild and woolly mountain man era at the Fort Bridger Rendezvous.

Lesser Prairie-Chickens, Unite!

The effort to save one of America’s most beloved upland birds proves what’s good for the bird is good for the herd.

Mountain Man Grub

These good old-fashioned Dutch oven recipes are excellent served at a mountain man rendezvous or at the homestead.

44 Farms Wants You to Know Your Rancher

One of the top names in cattle ranching is a chef’s prime partner.