Discover the real-life world of working cowboys—from longhorns and lariats to chuckwagons, chaps, rodeos, and ranches.
Here is a spectacular and informative look at the fascinating lives of cowboys from around the world. Stunning real-life photographs of horses and cattle and branding irons and lariats offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life on the range.
what an authentic chuckwagon looks like • how an expert ropes a calf • a rodeo rider in action on a wild steer • how a saddle is made • a Mongolian herdsman lassoing a wild horse
where wild horses and bulls live in France • why cowboys wear Long Johns • how to tame a bucking bronco • why a gaucho decorates his belt with silver coins
how Annie Oakley got her nickname • why an Australian saddle has no horn • how the cowboy's romantic image influenced music and films
and much, much more!
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