What Do Cowboys Do?

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Cowboys are men who herd and tend cattles on a ranch, especially in the western U.S., and who traditionally go about most of their work on horseback. The historic American cowboy of the late 19th century arose from the vaquero traditions of northern Mexico and became a figure of special significance and legend.
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A cowboy is a term used to describe an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks. The cowboy history dates back to Spain and the earliest European settlers of the Americas. This term first appeared in the English language in 1725 and it appears to be a direct English translation of vaquero, a Spanish word for an individual who managed cattle while mounted on horseback.
A cowboy is a hired hand that attends to cattle and also performs other tasks on horseback. A cowboy can also be defined as a performer who gives exhibitions of riding and roping as well as bulldogging.
The most important thing that a cowboy or rancher does is to monitor the range grasses and the health of the soil underneath etc.
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