This Day in History
Sliding


On a day like this in the 1870’s…

Cowboys working in rough country depended upon the skill of their horses to take them where they had to go. Whether they were searching for lost cattle, hunting predators or preparing for roundup, they usually rode alone. Because a bad fall could be disastrous or even fatal, a sure-footed horse was essential.





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