1940. Item #16927
The Western Horseman. The Western Horseman: July-August 1940. Lafayette, CA. 50p, many photos, line ills., and ads. Fair paperbound: covers rubbed, worn, stained. Occasional page stains, else internally overall clean and complete. ** This was the magazine's fifth year. Articles on Quarter Horses, Arabians, old-time cowboys, modern cowboy contestants, wild horses, the Merced to Mariposa trail ride, etc. Includes a notice that the Army was buying remount horses again. Center spread is an illustrated ad for the Visalia Stock saddle Co. There is also a large photo of a scam artist who was selling fraudulent ads for the magazine--"a horseman we hope you don't know or meet." Cover shows the "famous trick riding mare" Lady Chet and world champion trick rider Dick Griffith. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.