RIDE OR DIE COWBOY
By: Josh and Terri (Ranchers)
Responsibilities and Duties
You would be responsible for a lot of cattle. (As shown in the picture above.)
Long Drives: Long drives are the drive of the cattle to the trains that would take them where they would be sold for a lot more money.
Open Range: Open Range is the large open field where you will collect the cattle.
Challenges and Obstacles
- Not getting trampled alive from falling off your horse.
- Keeping as many cattle alive as possible.
- Staying out in the sun all day.
- Also riding a horse all day.
- You get to travel a lot.
- You will get paid well.
- You get to meet a lot of people.
You will be working on an open range with lot of cattle and you will be going up the Chisholm Trail. It will go through many states/places such as Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Montana, and Wyoming
What you will look like.
A late 1800's cowboy and his horse.
You will be with other cowboys.
These are some more cowboys.
You will be with your new partners.
This picture does a good job of showing you what cowboys would have worn.