I have done what I could; I know that José's skill is great with riatas, and the choice was mine.
I could tell Manuel a few things about riatas, if he calls that the best!
With riatas my José can surely give good account of himself.
Having no guns, and being on fairly good ground, they coiled their riatas and prepared to do battle.
Tell them that already two have agreed to contest with riatas for a prize—' Look you, Señor, how wily is the patron!
Then, too, we can coil our riatas over one shoulder, and slip our coats on over them.
They braided their own riatas from rawhide, and soon surpassed their teachers in the use of them.
Jerry had declined to shoot the grizzly when the beast was held by a cordon of riatas.