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cattle drive jobs

jobs on the cattle drive
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trail boss
head of the cattle drive; rode behind the scout; recieved the most money
remuda
herd of horses
drag
people in the back that had the worst jobs because they were covered in dust (and poo-gas)
swing
most active job; were on the side of the herd; involved cutting horses
point
were two on each side of the trail boss; pointed where to go
flank
same as point
wrangler
person who was in-charge of the remuda; often very young
cook
person whose job it was to cook for the cattle drive
scout
person who went ahead of the herd to look for danger