TAPADERO - Californio Vaqueros
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With their slick-fork saddles and silver spade bits, the Californio Vaqueros still trail cattle through these golden hills. Meet the men and women who work the ranches and carry the tradition forward. From the hackamore, to the two-rein, to straight up in the bridle, see how they make a horse as fluid as silk. Learn their secrets to braiding the rawhide reata and throwing the figure eight. Filmed on historic Mexican landgrants ranches including the Santa Margarita Ranch, the beautiful coastal Cojo-Jalma Ranch and the Spanish Ranch in Cuyama.(86 minutes)
"An entertaining exploration of the legendary Califonio Vaqueros who still tend cattle and produce somre of the finest bridle horses." — Western Horseman