Cowboys and Aliens
Another classic from 20 years of TG mag: Hungary's herdsmen confront TG's heavily modded Toyota Hilux...
Posted: 29 Oct 2013
Turning this measure into an advantage, locals trained their horses to sit and lie down on command – ostensibly to provide a fleshy windbreak on the notoriously gusty Puszta, but actually to provide a mobile shield, and to make them harder to spot from a distance. Horses were trained to remain prone even if a rider fired a rifle across its belly. The horsemen swivel their saddles off the horses as they sit or lie down like obedient labradors, staying passive even when a bullwhip is cracked inches from their head.