Where else can you work from before daylight to after dark, sleep on the ground in good weather or bad and feast on Dutch oven cooking if you’re on the range? These are men and women who are proud of who they are and what they do. Worn leather chaps and custom made boots are a mark of honor. Some wear chaps handed down from generation to generation.
About the Author
Ralph Galeano is a columnist and novelist. His monthly column, Picket Line, is featured in national livestock and agricultural publications. He has written three novels and hundreds of articles and columns about horses, cattle and the West. He has been featured in Western Horseman, The American Hereford Journal, Rocky Mountain Game & Fish, Performance Horse and many other publications. He is a member of Montana Author’s Coalition, Wyoming Writers, Inc. and his published works about horses and the West have qualified him for acceptance in the Western Writers of America, a national organization of professional writers devoted to the literature of the American West. Ralph is the recipient of the Milestone Award, presented to him by Wyoming Writers Inc. He has won numerous championships in national cow horse competitions on horses he has bred and trained. His novels, articles and columns about horses come from hands-on experience and the passion of a true horseman that reflects over fifty years of working and training western horses.