This Day in History
Dry Gulch Canyon


On a day like today in the 1870’s...

Roundups and trail drives required a plentitude of horses. Each man on a drive usually needed six mounts. From herds of wild horses they were rounded up much like cattle, and broken to the use of saddles.





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