Yellowstone star Cole Hauser and some of his co-stars went to Cowboy Camp to prep for the show.
One of Hauser’s co-stars required medical attention while attending camp.
Hauser’s Yellowstone co-star Luke Grimes thought that Cowboy Camp was “goofy.”
Cole Hauser as Rip Wheeler on ‘Yellowstone’ | Paramount
Cole Hauser plays rugged cowboy Rip Wheeler on Yellowstone — one of many ranchers and cowboys on Taylor Sheridan’s neo-western. To make sure his series was authentic, the Yellowstone creator actually sent a number of cast members to Cowboy Camp before the series began.
But according to Hauser, one of his co-stars chapped his a** so bad during camp, they “had to put Bandaids all over him!”
Cole Hauser was part of the group sent to Cowboy Camp
Sheridan sent some of the cast to Cowboy Camp so they could learn to ride horses and live off the grid. But, not everyone in the Yellowstone cast was required to attend. Kevin Costner (John Dutton) got a pass because he has starred in a string of westerns during his career. The Oscar winner also owns his own ranch, so he knows how to ride.
Forrie J. Smith (Lloyd) was a real-life cowboy who competed in the rodeo world before he became an actor, so he got an exemption. And, because Kelly Reilly’s character Beth Dutton has a not-so-good relationship with horses after the death of her mother — which fans found out about in a season 1 flashback — Reilly was also exempt.
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The Yellowstone stars who attended the Cowboy Camp were Hauser, Luke Grimes (Kayce Dutton), Wes Bentley (Jamie Dutton), Jefferson White (Jimmy Hurdstrom), and Denim Richards (Colby).
‘Yellowstone’ star Cole Hauser and his co-stars spent 4 days off the grid in Utah
Hauser and his co-stars spent four days in the Utah wilderness with real-life cowboys in order to immerse themselves in that world.
“A bunch of the actors went out with some cowboys and spent four days out in the wilderness without contact with the outside world and had a really intense look at what it was like to cowboy as best we could in that short amount of time,” Bentley told The New York Post
“We’d all be out there grabbing sticks and twigs and maybe the occasional branch off …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet