Cowboy Bob's Dictionary

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Indian Broke - A horse trained to be mounted from either side.

Indian Side - The right (or "Off") side of a horse. So called because Indians often mounted on the right side.

Inexpressibles - A 19th century euphemism for underwear. Also called "Unmentionables."

Interfere - To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs; usually said of a horse, as, "That horse doesn't run well because he interferes."

Iron Horse - A railroad steam engine. Union Pacific engine 119

Ironman - A cowhand who tends to the branding irons to ensure that they are the proper temperature.

Isabella - A horse of almost any color except black with a light mane and tail. A Palomino is a type of Isabella.

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