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Great Rides of Today's Wild West

A Horseman's Photographic Journey Across the American West

Mark Bedor (By (photographer))


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Veteran travel writer, photographer, and horseman Mark Bedor returns with another breathtaking adventure across the American West. This gorgeous photographic collection showcases twenty-six horseback rides across the United States (with one trip abroad to the great Australian Outback). For each, Bedor offers firsthand descriptions of the people and places, whether they’re tagging along on a cattle drive, taking part in a re-creation of Custer’s Last Stand, or just soaking in the natural vistas.

Take part in the Great American Horse Drive in Colorado; ride through the spectacular Sierra Nevada at Inyo National Park; and step back in time to the Old West at Tombstone Monument Ranch. Whether the locations are working dude ranches, historic national parks, or world-famous travel destinations, Great Rides of Today’s Wild West shows them in full splendor through more than three hundred spectacular photographs by the author. The beauty, romance, and history of the Wild West and magnificent natural landscapes attract people from all over the world. This book lets you saddle up and ride across the country and beyond on some of the finest trails of today’s Wild West.

Skyhorse, 9781634506342, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2016

About the Author

Mark Bedor has been writing about the American West for the last fifteen years. His articles and photographs have appeared in more than two dozen magazines, including American Cowboy, The Cowboy Way, Cowboys & Indians, Western Horseman, and many others. He’s also a freelance TV news writer for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, and has worked as a news anchor and reporter at local news stations around the country. The Minnesota native is an avid horseman, and also sings and plays guitar. You can hear samples of his music and check out more of his photography at