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Books, DVD's & Posters 
The following products are available - Ray Alcorn's Coyote Man book and other books, beginning roping and two reining DVD's from Modern Vaquero Horsemanship, and Con Haffman's western posters and blank western greeting cards. 

Coyote Man, My Life With the Coyote

Written by Ray Alcorn (deceased), and finished and edited by Major Boddicker, this 362-page book contains chapters on the history of the government's programs to control coyotes using censusing, decoying, Coyote Getters, strychnine and 1080, denning, aerial gunning, and contains lots of other unique gems of interest to coyote hunters and trappers. Ray Alcorn was the first hunter to develop and publish articles on how to call coyotes. We all use his techniques today.

Price: $40

Con Haffman's western posters and blank western greeting cards.

We are please to present four western photograph posters.  These photos were taken by Con Haffmans.  The poster available are Simple Truth, Daybreak, End of a Long Day, and Training late.  The 18x24 posters are $25.00 and the 16x20 posters are $20.00 Pictures of the posters will be on the website soon.    

Also available are two sets of western greeting cards, each set contains 7 blank greeting cards with envelopes.
  Each set sells for $10.00.    

Modern Vaquero DVDs
Modern Vaquero presents two and a half hours of instruction in the fundamentals of Vaquero / ranch roping. This video is for the first time roper, any beginner wanting to improve their skills or anyone who wants to help a beginning roper.

Modern Vaquero also presents an in depth look at the traditional two-rein and branding basics.  For more information contact

Other Books by Ray Alcorn


Written by Ray Alcorn, the book is an early recollection of growing up in the Owens Valley near Big Pine, California, between 1915 and 1929. Full of personal triumphs and tragedies, Ray's story is fascinating. He trapped and hunted coyotes through the early 20th Century and Great Depression.
Price: $10.00


Contact Information

Terrance & Kate McGowan
McGowan Saddlery
4511 Alcorn Road
Fallon, NV 89406

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