For bronc events, you had to stay on the horse for eight seconds. Tight Wranglers. In those days, society expected a man to own a house and to demonstrate his ability to support a family before he got married. Wildcat Press is her independent publishing imprint, with website at www. This created a new business—the rodeo stock contractor—and a steady market for misfit horses and bulls with an attitude about humans on their backs.
In short, they created the package that is familiar to gay rodeo fans today. The most unrideable animals became celebrities. He might have had chronic health problems—bronchitis and rheumatism from sleeping on the ground in cold rainy weather—not to mention old aches and pains from wrecks with horses.
But town sex could also give you syphilis and gonorrhea—not curable in those dark days before penicillin.