David Hartwig is a Texas cowboy with one truly amazing story. He and his cattle dog, Skidboot became overnight sensations. These two best friends captured the minds and hearts of the world in the early 2000's when Skidboot evolved from an unleashed dervish to the most highly responsive, intuitive dog on the rodeo and media circuit. From Oprah to Letterman to Leno, David and Skidboot paraded their startling skills to fans worldwide. From his birth in a barn to riding herd over thousands of admiring fans, Skidboot learned from his cowboy owner, David Hartwig, how to encourage the sick, shock rodeo fans, surprise TV audiences and turn the financial tide.