Why did cowboys wear spurs?

Answer Spurs are pieces of metal attached to boots, with end pieces that stick out. Some have just a dull point on each, and others have a rounded object called a rowel that sits on the end of each spur a... Read More »

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Why do cowboys wear spurs?

The earliest spurs were worn by members of the Roman Legion as a way to control their horses while keeping hands free for combat. Contemporary Western (or cowboy) spurs are made of heavier metal, a... Read More »

What do cowboys and indians wear?

When referring to cowboys and Indians, one usually thinks of the man on a horse in spurs and a bandana with leather chaps, and a man in a moccasins with a feather in his hair. Though in many cases ... Read More »

Why Did Cowboys Wear Chaps?

The attire of a cowboy is designed for the rough and tumble outdoor lifestyle they live. The wide-brim cowboy hat protects their neck and face from the sun; heeled cowboy boots help keep their feet... Read More »

Do more cowboys wear cinch or wrangler?

On One Hand: Cowboys Riding Horses Wear WranglersMore cowboys wear Wranglers than any other brand, says cowboy Richard Beal. He says they provide the most comfort for riding horses because they hav... Read More »