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2010-10-07 06:00:00

ELKO, Nev., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 27th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, will take place January 24-29, 2011, in Elko, Nevada. As part of its ongoing effort to build understanding among herding cultures worldwide, the Gathering will welcome horsemen, musicians and craftsmen from the Hungarian puszta, the largest contiguous grasslands in Europe, home to the legendary Hungarian horsemen, csikos, who have tended and defended their herds of grey longhorn Hungarian cattle since...

2010-09-28 12:42:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Enough To Wear Pink(TM) (TETWP), the grassroots cowboy campaign fighting breast cancer since 2004, celebrates its sixth anniversary this year with a challenge. Hundreds of volunteers and regional rodeos across the U.S. and Canada have helped TETWP raise $7.5 million dollars since its inception. This year, the group would like to raise the bar to $9 million. "We want to announce reaching the $9 million goal at the Wrangler National Final...

2010-09-03 10:55:00

ELLENSBURG, Wash., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Six of the toughest professional cowboys in America will achieve extra "style" points this weekend at the Ellensburg PRCA Rodeo when they debut their Crown Royal-branded riding gear for the very first time. Through a year-long partnership with the Canadian Whisky brand, the team of six will hit the dirt at Ellensburg for what some consider the most dangerous eight seconds in sports in hopes of bringing home a Crown Royal victory. The 2010 Crown...

2010-08-26 12:27:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In the newest special in Military Channel's Coming Home initiative, original "horse whisperer" and American renaissance cowboy Monty Roberts works with three veterans of the Iraq war, each of whom suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The result is nothing short of magic. Through an innovative yet experimental approach to coping with PTSD, Roberts shares his lifetime of experience and insight in non-violent training as he gently...

2010-07-01 13:02:00

NAPA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Canopy Management, a Napa Valley-based wine creation, sales and marketing company, announced today that Purple Cowboy wines, their Paso Robles appellation red wine portfolio, has been designated the official wine of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), the first of its kind for a wine brand. The PRCA is the oldest and largest rodeo-sanctioning body in the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100701/SF29864) (Photo:...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

DENVER, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- When your office is the great outdoors and your commute is on horseback, preserving and protecting the Earth is part of the job description. This Earth Day, America's 1 million cattle farmers and ranchers are being recognized as having one of the greenest jobs. In a new national survey of American beef eaters, cattle ranchers and farmers were selected as the third greenest profession from a diverse list of jobs, with park rangers topping the list. This...

2010-04-14 19:27:00

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Brings True Old West to Life SANTA CLARITA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- On Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th the City of Santa Clarita will kick off its 2010 Cowboy Festival at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, which served as the setting for HBO's Deadwood and countless western classics including The Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke and Hopalong Cassidy. The Cowboy Festival celebrates authentic cowboy culture and music, which focuses on...

2010-02-12 16:16:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Booth Western Art Museum will host the 7th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Gathering, March 11-14, 2010 in Cartersville, GA. Scheduled events include evening concerts on Friday and Saturday night, chuck wagon and Dutch oven cooking contests, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and banjo contests, children's activities, and an artist's workshop with featured artist Nelson Boren. Other special guests include Red Steagall and Sweethearts in Carhartts....

2010-01-14 06:00:00

ELKO, Nev., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 26th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering welcomes cowboys from the southeast United States to Elko, January 23-30, 2010. Among them will be Geno Delafose, zydeco musician and Creole cowboy from Eunice, Louisiana, deep in the bayou country in the southwest region of the state. As the son of zydeco legend John Delafose, Geno started playing the rubboard in his father's band, The Eunice Playboys, when he was seven years old. He later picked up...

2009-12-14 19:04:00

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 14/PRNewswire/ -- Tough Enough To Wear Pink(TM) (TETWP), the grassroots cowboy campaign to fight breast cancer, celebrated its fifth anniversary at the signature Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (Wrangler NFR) in Las Vegas. While pink is not typically associated with rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboys, the support of the western industry and rodeo fans was unmistakable as the sold-out crowd sported pink shirts, hats, bracelets and more....


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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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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
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The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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