Here is a bit of cowboy terminology that you might not know. Below are a few terms that cowboy’s used to communicate while out on the range. It was not uncommon to hear a lot of these words on a daily basis. Currently these words are now used in passing, movies, cartoons and in other media. It is a good idea to learn a few of these terms if you or your child is going to dress up as a cowboy for Halloween. These words will add to the realism of the character.

CHARRO: This a Mexican cowboy who conducts himself as a gentleman. Charros are flashy riders. They dress with traditional bright clothing. Jalisco and Guerrero are the main parts of Mexico where the charro originated from.

CHARREADA: This is a group of charros getting together to show their skilled riding, roping, and bull tailing. Read the rest of this entry