By Dave Alexander
Howdy Texas Music Fans! Every now and then, usually on my way to buy hay or pick up feed for the horses, I see a rig with a saddled horse in it, usually a covered open-air stock trailer.
Once in a while I’ll see a man with a little larger brimmed hat than most. Often his jeans are tucked into the tall shafts of his boots. His weathered chinks will hit just below the knee. Not a common sight for most of us to see, but they’re out there: working cowboys.
They are living in a world few will ever know, a world consisting of primarily four factors: grass, water, cattle and sky.
Having spent my early life idolizing my Grandpa, a cattleman who could ride with the best of them, it’s easy for me to recognize the lifestyle and tradition of these men and women whom we call “working cowboys.”
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