STK-ID 20712

Various shots of skittish race horse showing off in field. Cut to six horses moving restlessly in corral. Shots of trainer taming horse, making it respond to commands as horse goes around small corral, backing off, of horse wearing saddle. Shot of jockey mounting horse, trainer leading animal about. Several shots of cattle moving through corral gate towards camera, cowboys in background urging them on. CUs of cows. Shot of men urging cattle into pen. Shots of cows moving towards camera into narrow passage way, one cow getting caught around neck in a special stanchion, man proceeding to snip off horns of cow. CU of fire, branding iron being moved to stall, much smoke as iron is applied to cow's hide. Shot of cowboy lassoing one cow out of several in corral, of men throwing down cow, immobilising it.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio