All right, you wits, suggest captions for this photograph, taken by Maurine Ahlstrom of Tropic, Utah, age 11 in 1923 when she submitted it to be published in the Juvenile Instructor. Prize: Bragging rights and three Keepa brownie points.
You nuts are as witty as I suspected you all were!
Comment by Ardis E. Parshall — July 6, 2010 @ 2:46 pm
Umm, no. Riding a buffalo under any condition is not “safe.” Individual buffalo have been tamed (or saddle broken, as this photo shows) but the breed has not been “domesticated” by any stretch of the imagination.
And that saddle seems way far back. The reins would have to be 10 feet long.
If you get bored, look on the internet for a guy named John Payne. He has a rodeo “half-time” show where he rides a buffalo (with only one arm, to boot!)