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2011-05-27 00:00:27

Cowboy Weight Loss Camp Delivers Reality TV Results Bandera, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Overweight people all over America have secret hopes of being chosen for the next fitness ranch reality show to help them shed unwanted pounds. Although the average obese person has little chance of a starring role on reality TV, an adult fat camp is now within reach to Joe and Jane American. Rancho Cortez Fitness Ranch offers the same sort of all-inclusive, results-based weight loss program as seen on...

2011-05-09 14:45:00

DAVIE, Fla., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Florida Crackers: The Cattlemen and Cowboys of Florida", produced by the Self Discovery Production Team, is an 87 minute high quality documentary and the only feature-length movie about the Florida Cracker Cattle Culture produced by a man raised in the culture, who grew up as a working cowboy on a ranch near Fort Pierce, Florida. Filmed in high definition format, this movie portrays this formerly unrecognized aspect of the beautiful state's...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

Bringing the Culture of the American West to China to Enhance US-China Cultural Ties BEIJING, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Rodeo China was announced today in Beijing. The historic eight-day rodeo event will be staged in October 2011 in Beijing's National Stadium ("the Bird Nest") and will give Chinese and international audiences the opportunity to watch the best talent in rodeo today compete for the largest prize purse ever in rodeo history. Rodeo China, an important component...

2011-03-29 13:43:44

Cattle ranchers in southwestern Alberta have suspected it for a long time and now, GPS tracking equipment confirms it: wolf packs in the area are making cow meat a substantial part of their diets. University of Alberta researchers tracked wolves to bone yards, where ranchers dispose of dead cattle, and to sites of fresh cow kills. The study was done over two grazing seasons in 2008 and 2009. The vast study area in southwestern Alberta includes private ranchland and wooded public lands...

2011-01-04 06:00:00

ELKO, Nev., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hard work, scarce pay, lonesome nights, heartbreak and death -- common themes of the blues and of the songs, poems and stories of the cowboy. Cowboy culture is a blend of traditions and influences -- blues and other African American cultural traditions have been a major influence on the evolution of western music. The 27th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 24-29, in Elko, Nevada, will explore the connections between traditional...

2010-12-30 11:04:00

DENVER, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Come January, working cowboys all over the West dust off their fancy Stetsons, polish up their boots and head to the Mile High City for the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo, held January 8-23, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101230/DC22970) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101210/DC15827LOGO-b) More than 643,000 people entered the 100-acre show grounds in Denver last year to get a glimpse of how "real"...

2010-12-02 10:21:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For most riders, a successful eight-second ride means a chance at a coveted buckle, but to the Crown Royal Riders, it also means a chance to give back to the rodeo community. During the National Finals Rodeo, the Crown Royal Riders will not only be riding for the World Championship, but also for a good cause. Crown Royal will donate $2,000 to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund for every 90+ point performance by a member of the Crown Royal Riders....

2010-12-01 15:18:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The cowboys are coming to Las Vegas and Purple Cowboy wines are making sure there will be plenty of wine. The 52nd Wrangler National Final Rodeo, the ten- day competition to crown the world's rodeo champions, begins Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Thomas & Mack Arena on the UNLV campus, Las Vegas, Nevada. Purple Cowboy, the official wine of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, will be popping corks and pouring wine at watering holes...

2010-11-11 23:25:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day, the iconic American denim maker - Wrangler® Western Wear - is excited to announce the growth of the Wrangler® National Patriot(TM) program, a campaign raising awareness, appreciation and funds to support wounded or fallen American veterans and their families. With the help of both local and professional rodeos across the country, a country music superstar, and patriotic Americans...

2010-10-14 11:09:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the countdown to the most prestigious rodeo in Kansas City history, Friday, October 15, will be designated "Saddle Up, KC" Day by the City Council. In honor of the day, cowboys and cowgirls from around the region will be saddling up on street corners near the Sprint Center and the Kansas City Power & Light District. As part of "Saddle Up, KC" activities, the American Royal is asking employers in the region to encourage their...


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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