From Rodeo Cowboy to Custom Saddle Maker

April 20, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
It wouldn't be Clovis rodeo week without horses. They're as much a part of the action as the cowhands who ride them. And one former rodeo cowboy turned to custom saddle maker still loves a good rodeo. Or a challenge in his workshop filled with leather, tools and the eyes and hands of an artist. A few years back he'd take one on with the Fresno Police Department. But this story begins when a young boy received a present from his Mom decades ago.