A detailed, illustrated manual for anyone interested in cowboys—or for anyone who wants to be one.What is the difference between bronc busting and mustanging? How do you assemble a branding iron? Which items are included in a traditional southern roundup outfit? Why don’t American riders on the East Coast use the California method when teaching a horse to stand? You’ll find the answers to these questions—and many, many more—in this manual.
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Fay E. Ward was born in Iowa and raised in South Dakota. When he was in sixth grade, he ran away from the home of his adoptive father and started his career as a cowboy. Throughout the years, he worked as a horse wrangler, a bronc buster, and a rough-string rider. He explored the territory between Alberta, Canada, and the border of Mexico on horseback for more than seventy years. Later, he would write about his experiences for magazines and newspapers, creating drawings to accompany his articles. He died in 1979 at the age of ninety-one.Review:
““Here is a book by a man who knows what he’s talking about. Fay Ward, an old time bronc buster, rough-string rider, cowhand, and wrangler, has roped, thrown, and hogtied an astonishing passel of facts and herded them into a vivid corral of cow country Americana.”” (Chicago Sun Tribune)
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