A Few of Our Favorite Things

From custom saddles and boots to a hat for every head, Burns continues to excite its customers with unique products that showcase heirloom quality craftsmanship.  Saddle Up Most recently, Burns had some amazing barrel saddles come out of its shop with a whole bunch more in the works. “We have customers all around the country and it’s so much fun to see their visions come to life,” Braydan Shaw, Burns’ president, says. “There’s almost nothing our saddle makers can’t handleRead more

Wildly Weird Westerns 

Sure, most western movie lovers have seen the likes of genre classics such as “High Plains Drifter,” “The Searchers” and “The Magnificent Seven,” but what about those less popular, yet weirdly curious ones? They may just deserve some attention too – or not – we’ll let you be the judge. Here are a few cult classics to get you started on the western road less traveled. Start with 7 “Johnny Guitar” (1954) stars Joan Crawford as Vienna, a tough saloonRead more

A Burns 2021 Recap to Inspire 2022

Now that we’ve had a chance to get used to 2022, we’ve decided to reflect on how things went in 2021 and to think about what we’ve learned, what we’ve accomplished and how we can continue to grow and strengthen. So, let’s go. Here are some of our most notable challenges and accomplishments too: Top Challenges Have you heard of a little virus called COVID? We thought so. And when it comes to the havoc this global pandemic wreaked onRead more

Burns: 145 Years and Going Strong

As 2021 enters its final month, we’re reflecting on our 145th year in business. We’re the oldest, same family-owned western retail business in the world, so we thought it was worth taking a peek into our past with a mindful eye to the future. It’s survived 25 presidents, two world wars, a Great Depression and Recession and much, much more. When it first launched, horses and trains were how people got around and today, people are catapulting into space asRead more