THE LIFE OF THE GAUCHO

Possibly the first gauchos were people who broke their bonds with the past and went to the solitude of the great pampa where there was water, grass and cattle. They developed an incredible ability to master the horse, as well as to use the “boleadoras” (three stones linked by a rope that...
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Curiosities of the gaucho

Did you know? The word “gaucho” has its origin in those men who were agile cattle breeders and possessed great skills in strength and speed. The citizens of the pampas, in the Río de la Plata, which occupy a large part of Argentina and Uruguay, were called “gauchos“. To this...
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THE GAUCHO AND THE HORSE

For the gaucho, the horse was like a part of himself, and, when there was the unusual case that he did not have it, he said “he was without feet”. Maybe that’s why he gave him so many different names, each of which contained a true definition of the animal’s conditions. Pingo...
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