Steamboat is a Cowboy Chatter article about a famous bucking horse that became a legend in the West. Steamboat was voted The Worst Bucking Horse of the year during the Pendelton Rodeo in 1906 and 1907. He was called “Old Outlaw Horse” and “the worst to come off the range in many a year” by newspaper writers of that same era. This is the story of Steamboat's life.
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.