Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles - I need this whole dynamic explained to me. - You have opportunities to have a good hashtag. - Mimmy, #MIMMY. - That's not gonna land at all. - Hashtag Jia. - All hashtag deleted after that. - They're all pretty good. They all really work. Hashtag? - JustRyan. - JustRyan. - This is the stupidest thing I've ever seen in my life. - So there's a pole, at the bottom of the pole, there's hanging out with your friends and exhibiting emotional intimacy. At the top of the pole, there's cowboy poker. - Okay. - So it's a cowboy spectrum. Where does riding buffalo fall on that? - Pretty high at the top of that spectrum. I would say. - I don't think so. And I'll tell you why. Because Forrie said that it's true. They can't, buck. - How is he staying on that thing? - Well, he can't buck. - It's actually much more reasonable to ride than you would think. I think if I had to choose between actually getting you know, cowboy pokered or trying to stay on one of those, I would say it's below halfway. - Who feels like riding a buffalo? - Not me. - Yeah I would but. - Yeah I'm not supposed to drink and ride buffalo. It's a whole thing. - I think we can do something much more dangerous and foolish. - That's true. - Barrel racer girls are gonna get us killed. - Like I don't know fall in love with a barrel racer, I'd say that's much higher on the pole. - Much dangerous. - I didn't do my vocal warmup this morning so I'm a little bit tongue twisted. I'm not not be able to do it. - We are here among our friends. - Emotional intimacy is important. - We're here among our friends. - Emotional intimacy is important. I got it. I'm good. Alright, are we rolling? Let's roll. Great. - What if you're riding a buffalo that's riding a horse and the horse? - Can the horse buck? - Well, that's a great question. It's got a buffalo on his back. - I've done some dumb (bleep) in my life This is gonna be dumber. - What's more dangerous than what we've done so far? - Get back before that thing eats somebody. - We've had the bears. We've had the buffalo, we've had the bulls, in the pin, got the bulls in a bar. - Taylor Sheridan's imagination is darker and stranger and wilder than anything we could conceive of. I've learned over and over again. - I'll tell you walk into the bathroom of the bunkhouse and there's like an EPT open box on the side of the sink. - Dang, there's a kid? A kid's on the way? - Like no. Like one of them is left a pregnancy test on. - I didn't even know that was a brand of pregnancy test. - How do you not know that everybody knows that? - Sorry, I guess I've always been alone. How do I not know that because no one will ever love me. - Jesus man. - Easy answer. - I don't understand. - Honestly man neither do I. - That is shocking to me. - Jake Ream, good to see you. - Didn't think that one was broke, Jake. - My God, after a day like today he is. - Yeah, I see that. - You tell us the story of when you met Kevin Costner for the first time. - You know, it was Taylor and Kevin came down to the barn. And Kevin came to try a couple different horses out now. Taylor was excited to go ride his horse, you know, it was all ready for him. And he walks up and he says, Jake, Kevin, Kevin, Jake, and he just walks off. And you know me, I mean, I watched every cowboy movie. I was like, wow, this is freaking cool. This guy's standing in my barn. Like, that's cool. - So what do you do for a living? - Well, I train horses and I do a little bit of farming and you know, and now helping you guys out and whatnot. So we get halfway back in the barn and, you know, kind of at a pause, I just turned around and I says. So What do you do for a living? - Talk about a moment of joy. Particular joy. - The time that I had a good time was when we turned that bull in the bar. Taylor called and said, let's get a bull. How mean do you want? One of them was really mean and one of them was really tame. I went over and kind of prepped them. I'm sitting there thinking, how the hell am I gonna keep a bull in this section without killing somebody? The kid that owns the bar, I went to him and I said, hey, you wanna make some money? He says sure. I said, can I turn a bull in your bar? And he just dropped this jaw. He says how much money? - In season two, we had the cowboy poker scene. And then in this one, we were kind of much more like kind of out at pasture with the cowboy kind of camp. Can you talk a little bit about the difference for you and your team and what you've experienced from season two, to going into season three. - A lot more relaxed cause I know how it works. It's nice to be able to have our hands on with the directors to get their vision. You know, cause you can't just tell 100 head of cows to go here and to go there and be out of frame. And that's been better for me. - You have the one scene chasing these wild horses over the hill. - Taylor and I actually went up there before season one had started. Got in the truck, and we drove up to the top of that hill. - Yeah. And I said, I'm just gonna show you something really cool, I don't know how this Hollywood stuff works. But if you could make this work, this would be cool. It was what two years later. You know, he called me says, hey, do you think we could use that? We didn't have to haul them. - Yeah. - They were used to being there. The ground was beautiful. I mean, I don't know how much prettier view you could have got. - As we learned in season two of the show, to not know a horse's name could be considered by some to be bad luck. - Hey what's this horse's name? - Jimmy you've been riding this (bleep) horse for a month and you still don't know his name? - If it's especially the one you're on. - I will say that to know a horse's name is utterly impossible. - To know a horse's name is to know the horse. - What's your horse's name? - It is own Owen or Ray like on season one. - What is it? - It's Ray. - I thought you rode Ray. - No, I ride Owen. - Well, I mean, I know that one of at least. What's yours? - Oh, stop literally entirely. - What's coming to mind is Jimmy, that's my name. - How many different horses do we have on set? - 25. - Yeah, I would have thought it was double that. - Yeah, there's 25 to 30 a lot of them you know, a lot of doubles. You know, obviously the trick horses. - Would you be interested in acting if it wasn't Western themed and it wasn't livestock based if it was, let's say, you know, a city drama like in, you know, something in Manhattan. - Let's pitch him. So you're a young, optimistic lawyer. You just got out of law school. You come from a sort of lower income bracket. So you're excited about making money but at the same time, you don't wanna practice an unethical kind of law, right? It's called we'll call it sheep law. Sheep law. We haven't figured out this pitch. - We also didn't never figure it out. We didn't figure it out at all. - But are you in? Can we write you in? - You guys are making me nervous as hell. - Been a good time. - These barrel racers is hands, I will say that. - Barrel racing is incredible. Barrel racing is a sport utterly unto itself. And as I learn more about Rodeo, you also learn how many sports that encompasses, like how many incredibly talented athletes are involved in various Rodeo events in various capacities. So I've been really glad to get to know barrel racing as a sport over the course of shooting season three. - I never would have known. - Yeah, and it's amazing. It's incredible now that I know, it's like I am obsessed Eden and I would watch videos all the time like in between takes, we'd watch like amazing runs. As Jimmy and Jeff get to know the Rodeo world better, Jimmy gets pulled further and further in this other direction. This other idea of what his life might look like. - Rodeo was supposed to be my way out of the bunkhouse. - For Jimmy like getting to know this other world where his decisions matter and getting to know this relationship with Mia where, she respects the choices that he makes. - The only one that can decide if you're going to Rodeo, is you. - I think for the first time he starts to imagine what his life might look like outside the bunkhouse with a little more autonomy, right? Like his basic needs are met for the first time. You know, he's got food to eat, he's got a place to stay. And then he's human. So he wants more. He wants someone to love. - That can only sustain you for a moment and then you're like, okay, now what's the next thing? - Yeah. - We're not entirely certain right that you want to be like Rip or like John. - Jimmy has incredible respect for Rip, but he's also seen Rip inflict terrible violence on other people. There's a lot of what Rip does and what it means to wear the brand that Jimmy is really uncomfortable with. - Yeah. - So this Rodeo world, this other life is a place where he can feel excited and proud and strong without any of the same reservations that he has about wearing the brand and living on the Yellowstone, so it creates this really exciting but also frightening sort of fork in the road. - Rodeo is as bad on relationships, as cowboying. Can't be married to two things at the same time Jimmy. - Between this Rodeo lifestyle, Mia, traveling the country, competing, winning, feeling that exuberance or living on the ranch with his family. - Right. - But where he'll always be a soldier. - Now, it does feel like for the first time you have options.