Museum of the Buttero Horse

  • Museum of the Buttero Horse

Energitismo Insight

Cistern was an outpost of the Pontine marshes and the "home of the cowboys', Italian, 'cow boys' who guided and guarded the herds of Maremma cattle and buffalo. The equipment and techniques of the herders are still alive in the local tradition, recalled with performances and equestrian events and collected in the Museum of the Butteri. Among the stories, remembered is when Buffalo Bill came to these areas and was defeated in a competition by local cowboys.

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