Baxter Black

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Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
New Mexico
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
New Mexico

About

Cowboy poet whose best-known works include Horseshoes, Cowsocks, and Duckfeet; Legacy of the Rodeo Man; and The Buckskin Mare. He also had a career as a veterinarian for farm and ranch animals.

Before Fame

He attended New Mexico State University and Colorado State University.

Trivia

He wrote a weekly newspaper column called "On the Edge of Common Sense."

Family Life

Born in New Mexico, he eventually settled in Arizona with his wife, Cindy Lou Black.

Associated With

He has often been compared to Will Rogers.