Finest hour
At first, the horse was the prerogative of only new settlers and no one, not even the friendliest Indians and their leaders, was allowed to approach it. Until 1528, a…

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The continuation of the legend
And it doesn’t matter that he was somewhat inconsistent with reality. After all, not all cowboys were white, and among them were many adventurers, scammers and people with a bad…

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Wild West
Obviously, many of the white characters in the original Wild West epos were, in a certain sense, outcasts or refugees from “civilization”, but the main thing in their position was,…

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Hackers of the Wild West

Dashing guys who fired from the Colts to the right and left, drunk to pieces and arranging a riot in the saloons – such a screen image of a cowboy instilled in us from childhood. But the real picture looks different. The farm laborers of the Wild West Cowboys (“cow” – cow and “boy” – boy) are modest prairie workers – farm laborers from large American cattle producers. Their history dates back to the mid-1860s, when fighting between the North and the South ceased. Continue reading

Songs of a Cheerful Cowboy

Not ignored by the sculptors and horses, the main assistants of the cowboys. Particularly impressive is the spectacle of the “Blue Mustang”, a giant figure of 32 feet high and weighing 4,000 kg, climbed on its hind legs to look at passengers arriving at Denver International Airport. But the largest sculptural composition in the world (and not only cowboy), is installed in Dallas, at Pioneer Plaza. On the very spot where the cattle drove once stood, driving thousands of herds from east to west. Many immigrant families will later travel along this Shawnee Trail, which leads to the West through Indian territory. Continue reading

The Jesse Myth
At the end of the war, Edwards chose not to give up the Yankees and fled to Mexico, from where he returned only after the passions had subsided. Having become…

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Wild West: Montana Horses - The Last Montana Cowboys
Tall boots, a wide-brimmed hat and a scarf around the neck, as well as an invariable six-shot colt - of course, we are talking about cowboys. During the existence of…

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Invented image
Soon the Western becomes so popular and popular that it acquires already established forms and traditions: good always fights against evil and naturally wins, and happy ending becomes an indispensable…

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Millstones of fate of Billy Kid
If the famous sheriff Pat Garrett and some other people who knew him would not have left their written memories of him, we would never have known that in childhood…

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