These Hungarian Horsemen Predated the American Cowboy

(fast-paced, bouncy violin music) – [Narrator] Before the cowboys of the Wild West, there were Hungary’s Csikós, horseman of the Puszta, Hungary’s Great Plain. There way of life is centuries-old and blends tradition with death-defying riding. They are some of Europe’s greatest horsemen. – [Narrator] The Csikós are tasked with Continue Reading

A Blind Horse and His Best Friend

– Riding a blind horse, that’s a little different. But to me it don’t make much difference. He’s a pretty good friend. He’s just tickled to death to be rode. I think he knows that he got eyes then, and he just jumps up and down and runs and really Continue Reading

Hip-Hop and Horses

– [Baldenna Tha King] Houston rap to me is the backbone of hip-hop, but the music that I make is different. ♪ Trailride in my city ♪ There’s no one in my lane that’s doing what I’m doing. I’m Baldenna Tha King, and I make trail ride rap. ♪ “Trailride Continue Reading

No Roads, No Cars, Just Boats

– [Narrator] Today’s journey takes us to the Dutch town of Giethoorn. Giethoorn is just like any normal town. With one exception, roads. They don’t have them. (upbeat music) – [Narrator] And boats, lots of boats. – [Narrator] That’s Jan, one of the town’s resident boat builders. He’s known for Continue Reading

Riding Silk: Swimming With Horses In Montego Bay

(calming music) – The first time I really took a horse in the water, I had a friend that had horses on the north coast. Her house was right on the beach. We set up some little jumps and we were going over with her horse. And she said, “Oh, Continue Reading

Riding (Horses) for Compton

(upbeat music) – The main thing people think about Compton is you go into Compton and everybody’s gang-banging at you and shooting at you but it’s really not like that. There have been times that people have made rude comments while we were at a competition. One of the girls Continue Reading

A Paralyzed Rider’s Mission to Become World Champion

– A horse knows what they’re supposed to do by what your legs are asking. The way you sit in that saddle, the way your legs move, the way your calves tighten, the way your feet bump a horse, all of those things are communication. I guess you could say Continue Reading

A Modern Day Warrior: Mastering Mounted Archery

(upbeat instrumental music) – [Lukas ] There’s something magical about seeing the arrow fly and hit the target. Archery is difficult enough, you know, on the ground. To be on the back of the horse and to feel the wind in your face. It’s a challenge, and I like challenge. Continue Reading

The Cowboys Riding Philadelphia’s Streets

(hooves on pavement) – The horses really do help you with aggression. Once you own a horse, and you out, that’s all your mind is on, is having fun. My Shahir and I’m a Concrete Cowboy. (hooves on pavement) I first got a horse after I turned 10. I was Continue Reading