Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Harry Buffington Cody]
“As far's that's concerned, I had a right able piece of hoss flesh under me myself when the Briscoes hired me. Caught him while meandering through the Territory, and trained him myself. Called him Buck after Bud Cleveland's brother for helping me catch him. He was the stallion for a wild bunch between the Canadian and the Red, and it would about have been impossible for one man to share him for he was wily for sure. He was [oagy?] a-plenty for just one hoss.
“And, there's a good illustration of the difference from yesteryear's way of busting hosses and today's. The boys now have big strong corrals with snubbing posts in the center, and from two to five helpers. Buck and me just went after that stallion and chased him up a draw. While he could outrun twice as good a hoss the drive had in the [cavvy?], he couldn't jump the dead end of that draw, and when he come driving past Buck and me, we both lassoed him and kept our ropes tight for half an hour, with him right in the middle. He rared, fought, and snorted for the longest before