By Tena Bastian
A couple of years ago, I sat down and decided to share some stories about the horses that have touched our lives and all that they taught my family and I about love, loss, friendship, competition, learning from our mistakes, etc. The Horses We Love, The Lessons We Learn would be stories that anyone who has ever known the joy of loving a horse, any horse could relate to regardless of whether they knew me or not. They would be stories that would remind the seasoned professional of a lesson they once learned from a horse and teach the reader that never had the privilege of knowing a horse why we dedicate our lives to them. While writing the stories, the book was purchased by Wiley publishing and together, we would begin the process of choosing twenty two chapters that we all felt would strike a familiar chord with anyone who cared to pick up the book and read it. (more…)
This is where the Journey of COWBOY began! Matt Pellegrini and Celebrity Host of CMT’s Cowboy U, Rocco Wachman team up to bring you COWBOY; The Ultimate Guide to Living Life Like a Great American Icon. This is the first book to explore through a pop-culture lens, the many facets of cowboy life. It is a fresh take on all things Cowboy, with a kick of humor.
You will explore what defines a Cowboy, is it dress? work? culture? lore? history? Or is it something you cannot see or hear, but something that comes from deep within? COWBOY presents an insiders look on topics such as ranching, rodeo, chuck wagon cooking, cowboy music, country and western dancing, and we know the most important, the cowboy spirit! (more…)