Average Rein

DESCRIPTION: The rider, on the advice of the cowboys, bridles the horse "Lumberjack" with an "average rein." As a result, he is thrown. He determines thereafter to seek better advice
AUTHOR: Johnny Baker
EARLIEST DATE: 1973
KEYWORDS: horse cowboy trick
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 94, "Average Rein" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Ohrlin explains that bronc riders always tried to determine how much rein a horse would need (the length of leather depended on the horse's tricks). Usually the rider asked other cowboys -- but, of course, they might not be entirely honest. - RBW
File: Ohr094

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