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“Let Him Pitch!” Luckless the Contestant if He “Pulls Leather”
Out of the corral gate at Mandan rodeo rockets a leaping demon topped by a daring buckaroo. The rider must stay with his mount for 10 spine-jarring seconds to remain in competition. Horses used in North Dakota shows are not trained buckers but wild mustangs from the ranges.
National Geographic, 1951