gaucho and horse

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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Martin Fierro: A Book that Represents Our Gaucho

The ‘Martin Fierro’ book is a narrative poem, written by José Hernández in 1872. This book is not just any book, but rather a literary work considered exemplary of the gaucho genre. The epic poem narrates the heroic and independent way of the Gaucho, Martin Fierro. This character has a sacrifi...
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