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2010-11-24 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Campaign focuses on the Ram Truck brand's win at Texas Auto Writers Association 2010 Texas Truck Rodeo Ram Truck brand awarded with 'Truck of Texas,' 'Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas,' 'Full Size Pickup Truck of Texas' and 'Heavy Duty Pickup Truck of Texas' Inspired by Texas' tough and charismatic persona Creative campaign developed by Dallas-based advertising agency, The Richards Group The Ram Truck brand is celebrating its recent...

2010-11-19 09:18:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with chart-topping recording artist Pat Boone and his legacy brand of premium, U.S.-grown meats, Pat Boone All-American Meats. The partnership recognizes the gourmet-quality steak brand as the "Official Steaks of the PRCA and Wrangler National Finals Rodeo" and includes a number of promotional opportunities over a two-year term. "The great...

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...

2010-10-24 15:05:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ram named top pickup in annual Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo Ram trucks also named Full-Size Truck of Texas, Heavy-Duty Truck of Texas and Luxury Truck of Texas All-New 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee named SUV of Texas Jeep also wins Mid-Size SUV of Texas and Full-Size SUV of Texas The new 2011 Ram Laramie Longhorn today was named "Truck of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). Truck of Texas is TAWA's top honor, and is...

2010-10-17 10:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a long way to the top, but the Austin/San Angelo-based country rock outfit Bad Rodeo found a way to get there. Last night, the Chevy Dad Bands contest culminated at a State Fair of Texas concert in front of fans, event-goers, and Big Tex himself. Five bands, chosen from 120 entries, each played a 15-minute set during the final battle. In the end, the panel of judges chose Bad Rodeo as the best of the bunch. Founded by singer/guitarist Dan Tucker and...

2010-10-13 10:47:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The RODEOHOUSTON(TM) Super Shootout: North America's Champions, is a ground-breaking new event for 2011. "This is the biggest change in the sport of rodeo in recent history," said Skip Wagner, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo president. "This will be the first time that a rodeo championship has featured all of the champions from the top 10 rodeos in North America. This change benefits the rodeo athletes as well as the rodeo spectators."...

2010-10-11 10:43:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo released results of its economic impact study from data collected from the 2010 Show and prepared by Barton Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Emeritus, University of Houston. "While the primary benefit of the Rodeo is the unparalleled entertainment opportunities it provides the region and the large distribution of charitable giving, the Rodeo also provides a bonus economic stimulus to the overall economy...

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...

2010-07-01 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:...

2010-03-11 08:00:00

ENCINO, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Country Music announced today that Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Hudson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Sugarland will perform at the television taping of the all-star concert special, ACM PRESENTS: BROOKS & DUNN - THE LAST RODEO on Monday, April 19, 2010 to air Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show...


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Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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