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    DescriptionRanch roping is at the heart of all ranch work, and unlike the rodeo variation of calf roping, the "vacquero" tradition calls for techniques that result in a skillful and graceful throw and catch. Buck Brannaman, a world-renowned master of the art, describes the essential tools, the partnership between horse and rider (incorporating the Natural Horsemanship approach for which the author is famous), and the mechanics needed to become a successful ranch roper, whether in competition or in actual cattle work. One-hundred full-color photographs of Buck in action enhance the step-by-step methodology that leads to mastering this essential Western skill. Whether you ride or rope or just wish you could, here's a book for everyone who is captivated by Western traditions and contemporary life.


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    Title
    Ranch Roping
    Subtitle
    The Complete Guide to a Classic Cowboy Skill
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Buck Brannaman, By (author) A J Mangum
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781599214474
    ISBN 10: 1599214474
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: SPO057000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27650
    Libri: I-TE
    BIC subject category V2: WSN
    B&T Approval Code: A09400000
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    B&T Approval Code: A09406000
    DC21: 636.2083
    DC22: 636.2083
    BISAC V2.8: SPO065000
    DC22: 636.2/083
    LC classification: SF88 .B72 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    Publisher
    Globe Pequot Press
    Imprint name
    The Lyons Press
    Publication date
    13 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    CT
    Author Information
    Buck Brannaman is a famed horse gentler--the inspiration for the book and film "The Horse Whisperer"--whose approach to horses and their owners has inspired and revolutionized the equestrian world. He is the coauthor of the successful "The Faraway Horses" and "Believe" (both Lyons Press). Buck lives in Sheridan, Wyoming. A. J. Mangum is editor of "Western Horseman" magazine. He raises and trains horses and is thoroughly familiar with ranch work and rodeo competition. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    Back cover copy
    Ranch roping is at the heart of all ranch work, and unlike the rodeo variation of calf roping, the "vaquero" tradition calls for techniques that result in a skillful and graceful throw and catch. Here, Buck Brannaman, a world-renowned master of the art, partners up with writer A. J. Mangum to describe all you need to become a successful ranch roper, whether in competition or in actual cattle work--the essential tools, the mechanics, and the optimal partnership between horse and rider (incorporating the Natural Horsemanship approach for which Brannaman is famous). One hundred full-color photographs of Buck in action enhance the step-by-step methodology that leads to mastering this essential Western skill. Whether you ride or rope or just wish you could, Ranch Roping is for anyone captivated by both the West's traditions and contemporary life.