The 10-day ride begins on Labor Day (Sept. 3), and takes cowboys on a grueling path of more than 500 miles, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Gardner, Kansas.
Ride coordinator Rob Phillips explains, Its the same way the Native Americans and the American cowboys did it.
But its some modern technology thats giving these riders the advantage over the real Wild West wranglers.
Phillips says the competing cowfolk have been studying the 515 miles of terrain, and preparing the horses for the rough ride and some are even using heart monitors to make sure the horses dont suffer from heat exhaustion.
Though riders can trot away with a trophy and bragging rights, theres no cash prize for these Lone Rangers just a chance to ride into the sunset.
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