Ned & Jody Martin
Jody and Ned Martin traveled the West for over 15 years gathering data for their books on horse gear. Ned set up his portable photo studio in museums and private collections to capture the stunning images of the cowboy or Indian horse equipment they were currently researching.
$85.00Since the fine antique bits and spurs of a century ago are scarce and difficult to find as well as very expensive, there is a growing interest in pieces made by contemporary makers. This beautiful book introduces the reader to 123 skilled modern makers of bits and spurs. They come from all parts of the United States as well as Canada and Europe and are creating new designs appropriate for the 21st century. Also included are descriptions and images of myriad motifs and techniques used in building and embellishing these pieces over many centuries. Learn More
Out of stockVaqueros love beautiful, functional, using gear. Throughout the last two centuries craftsmen responded to the cowboys' needs by creating intricately engraved silver bits and spurs that are avidly collected today. Learn More