Cowboys, though tied to the USA, originated as "Vaqueros" in México 🤠🐂

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Cowboy culture has its origins in Mexico, where "Vaqueros" were employed by American landlords to tend to livestock. This laid the foundation for the iconic American cowboy. Join the conversation to explore the intertwined history and enduring legacy 🤠🐎.
 
The history of cowboys encompasses the skilled horsemen and cattle herders of the American West, whose culture and way of life emerged in the late 19th century during the expansion of the cattle industry.
 
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