The life-blood of the ranching industry. This is the only sculpture Jay has made in 2 sizes. See the larger size here.
The main event in both professional and amateur rodeos.
2 good men, 2 good horses.
The hoolihan is a hard loop to throw; ask any cowboy. Many practice it but few can really catch a critter with the backwards loop. You have to read the full description below.
These steer heads are modified from the Turning ‘Em North sculpture.
Found in ranahands at the Calgary Stampede and C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls.
The life-blood of the ranching industry. This is the only sculpture Jay has made in 2 sizes. See the smaller New Life Mini here.
The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame receives $250 from every one sold.
The rodeo event of steer jerking is no long done in the northern states. It is still a sanctioned event by the PRCA in the southern US states.
In 1908 Jack Thorpe included Little Joe the Wrangler in his publication of Songs of the Cowboy. It has been sung by country artists for generations.
Strength and timing.
Jay still has the horns from this old critter.