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This little fella is all decked out in his cowboy gear!

Latest Lightning Rider Gallery

Lightning loves giving rides almost as much as children love riding on him. Most of all he likes to have all of his incredible pictures put in our gallery. If it wasn’t for his inflexible limbs and lack of opposable thumbs he would just take his own selfies. But as it is he has to let […]

Lightning Riders from Ohio

Here are four kids from Ohio: Sydney, Jillian, Aidan and Avery. There are a couple things about these kids that we just love. First, they are wearing their cowboy and cowgirl hats. Second, they look so happy to be riding Lightning! Thirdly, they are from Ohio, where F.M. Light and his family was from originally. […]

New Lightning Rider: Stella

We have a new Lightning Rider! This is Stella, who dropped by after a rough-and-tough day on the mountain for a quick jaunt on Lightning. From the ski hill to horseback in just one day. What a talented girl. Thank you for stopping by, Stella – we hope you had an awesome time in Steamboat! View […]

An F.M. Light and Sons Lightning Rider from the Past

We love to hear from people who have visited our store. Especially when they send in pictures on our horse, Lightning. This past week we received a photograph from a woman named Nancy. The photo she sent in is from 1981! Here’s what she has to say: “We were on vacation from Indiana in the […]

A Visitor’s Memories

Steamboat is a wonderful town. It’s such a beautiful, friendly place that people keep coming back throughout the years. Thus, lasting memories are created. Since we have been in business since 1905, F.M. Light and Sons remains in the minds of many people. Here is one such memory, recalled by a Facebook fan named Linda: […]

Cathy and her Cowboy Boots

Here’s a photo of a very happy customer that we received. Here she is, posed with our horse Lightning outside F.M. Light and Sons:  Here’s what she has to say about her boots: “Traveling through Steamboat Springs in July, 2012. Had to stop at F.M. Light and Sons to purchase a pair of boots. Found […]

Newest Lightning Rider from F.M. Light and Sons

Introducing the newest Lightning Rider: Victoria! We’re glad you enjoyed your ride on Lightning, Victoria. Thank you so much for sending us your picture – we appreciate it! Hope you had a great weekend in Steamboat over Labor Day weekend! Do you have a picture to share? Share below and you’ll be added to our […]

New Stylish Lightning Rider from F.M. Light and Sons

Thank you so much for sharing your photo with us. We absolutely love to see that kids enjoy Lightning! Did you know we have a full gallery of Lightning Riders? Click here to see it!  Do you have a picture on Lightning? Share it with us, and we’ll feature you in our newsletter or website! […]

Lightning the Horse outside F.M. Light and Sons in Downtown Steamboat Springs

 Anyone who has every been to F.M. Light & Sons knows about Lightning. But, do you know his history? Do you know how old he is? We’ll let him tell it: “Mabelene, that filly who spreads all the gossip, insists something wild is going to happen in our stable. In anticipation I can hardly manage […]