The last of the Tuscan cowboys

'Butteri' cowboys waiting to compete in the Riarto dei Butteri ranching and horsemanship competition in Canale Monterano, Italy. Rupert Sagar-Musgrave / Alamy Stock Photo

Maremma, southern Tuscany, is a timeless region with ancient roots. People have thrived here for centuries. From the Etruscans to the Medicis to today’s modern Tuscans all have left their mark. And its here, amongst the green hills, flat marshes and secluded beaches of the national park that you have the chance to glimpse the horseback butteri of Maremma; the last of the Tuscan cowboys. Let’s saddle up for the ride. ...

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