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Jamie Dowsett, 85, who spent most of his life on horses and has rich stories to tell, is photographed riding one of his horses near his home in Waimea, Hi. "I'm 85 years old and I still think that cows and horses are the best things that ever walked on earth. I would give anything if I could still be a cowboy...being out there on the land where nobody bothers you, out in the open where it's quiet...the horses are giving you a wonderful ride in the beautiful countryside...that is a feeling not many people have the opportunity to experience," says Dowsett wistfully.

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The Last of the Hawaiian Cowboys
Jamie Dowsett, 85, who spent most of his life on horses and has rich stories to tell, is photographed riding one of his horses near his home in Waimea, Hi.  "I'm 85 years old and I still think that cows and horses are the best things that ever walked on earth.  I would give anything if I could still be a cowboy...being out there on the land where nobody bothers you, out in the open where it's quiet...the horses are giving you a wonderful ride in the beautiful countryside...that is a feeling not many people have the opportunity to experience," says Dowsett wistfully.