Tag Archives: cowboy hat

Felt or Straw?

“In a cowboy hat, you become a a cowboy – walking a little taller and striding with confidence as others acknowledge the Western aura about you,” writes Jim Arndt in How to be a Cowboy. There are straw cowboy hats and felt cowboy hats and everything in between. But, when do you wear what? Here’s […]

Employee of the Month – Janie Townes

  Where are you from? Steamboat Springs, CO How long have you worked at F.M Light? About a year and a half What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing and women’s rugby What is your favorite section in the store? Boots – I like figuring out what different people like and what would be best […]

Diamond Hitch Parade

The crowning event at The Winter Carnival is the Diamond Hitch Parade, as it brings the last day of street events to a close.  In true Light family history, our family was involved both in the first diamond hitch and in continuing the tradition through the years. What constitutes a diamond hitch you may ask? […]

Employee of the Month – Justin Warner

Where are you from? Blanko, TX How long have you worked at F.M Light? 5 years What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing – in all seasons and camping What is your favorite section in the store? Hats.  I enjoy shaping new hats and cleaning old hats.  I love when someone brings in a 20 […]

A Visit to F.M. Light & Sons – Western Wear from a Photographers' Perspective

We love it when people enjoy our store. We work hard to make F.M. Light and Sons a fun place to be – a place where folks can relax and step back into a different way of life. A place where you’re sure to receive a smile, smell rich leather and denim mixing into a […]

The Cowboy Hero

We know this is true for us, but how about you? Were your heroes cowboys? Let us know if the comments below!

F.M. Light Receives the WESA Top Hand Award

We are so honored to have received WESA’s Top Hand Award for 2013. The Western and English Sales Association (WESA) organizes trade shows where retailers, manufacturers and sales representatives can conduct business in an atmosphere of fair trade and fellowship. The markets are the world’s largest trade events for the equestrian industry! During this last market, […]

Two Weeks ’til Christmas – A Cowboy Poem

Do you procrastinate until the last minute to buy your Christmas presents? Check out this poem about cowboys that get too busy to do any of their Christmas shopping. Two Weeks -Till Christmas It’s two weeks ‘till Christmas, and you can sure bet, That cowboys have not done their shopping as yet. -Cause time sure […]

Rodeo Queen and Court will Wrap Christmas Gifts

We have a royal announcement to make: On December 15th and 16th, the Rodeo Queen and her court will be in the F.M. Light and Sons window. They are offering their services and Christmas present wrappers. Here’s the best part: They will wrap any gift you bring in, regardless of where it came from. Stop […]