gaucho

The Gaucho as a Symbol

There are several characteristics that one can define to identify a gaucho. One of them is by his clothing, the gaucho was dressed with “bombachas de campo”, wide pants to ride, poncho to keep warm from the cold, wool belt and another leather belt adorned with coins, high boots or espadr...
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The Horse: An inseparable Companion of the Gaucho

The gaucho and his horse have been inseparable elements in the history of Argentina as many times the horse turned out to be the only heritage of the gaucho. You can imagine how important this animal was for this national hero, it was his best friend and his faithful companion in the good and bad [&...
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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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