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FACTS ON ARGENTINA



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Lasso


At the moment of using the lasso, the rider holds with one hand, a portion of the rolled up lasso, and with the other hand the slipknot, trying to keep it wide open. Then he twirls it above his head and throws it, making it fall and rope the animal.
Elbow throw: the lasso is thrown in the direction opposite to the common one.

Throw of the lasso from the right side: the animal is roped by placing oneself on the animal's left.

Crossed throw: The rider runs by the animal, on the right side, throws the lasso and moves quickly to the left.

"Pescuecear": It is called like this when the animal is roped by its neck.

"Guampear": It means to rope the animal by its horns. "Pialar" is to rope the animal by its hands

"Pial" from the right: the rider places on the right of the passing animal.

"Pial de revés (Pial from the opposite direction)" It is called this way when the animal runs in the direction opposite to the twirling of the noose.

Shoulder blade "pial". To do this, the lasso is thrown, on the underside, against the shoulder blade of the animal.

"Pial" on the back: it is made by throwing the lasso on the animal's back, from either side, roping its hands from the side opposite to where the lasso was thrown.

"Pial" on the ribs. In this pial, the lasso is thrown over the ribs of the animal, sliding to the front along the body of the animal, until reaching its hands.



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