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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...

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....

2009-10-21 15:27:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 seven-passenger Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC clean diesel wins awards for best Full-Size Luxury Sport Utility Vehicle, and best SUV of Texas at this year's annual Texas Truck Rodeo(TM), held by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), during a two-day event October 17-18, 2009 at the legendary Knibbe Ranch in the Texas Hill Country, outside of San Antonio. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/NY96686) Forty-one...

2009-10-20 12:49:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- George Strait, the uncontested King of Country, reigns supreme in the December 2009 issue of Cowboys & Indians, The Premier Magazine of the West. Strait is the subject of a C&I cover-story profile that focuses on his latest chart-topping success - "Twang," his 27th studio album and an instant No. 1 hit - and his offstage life as a South Texas cattle rancher. In an exclusive C&I interview, Strait talks about the joys of making music with...

2009-10-20 12:14:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Cowboy Wines from Paso Robles, California's cowboy wine country wants you to take a moment to ask the question: Are You Tough Enough To Wear Pink? Tough Enough To Wear Pink is the western community's grassroots organization to raise awareness and money for families facing breast cancer at rodeos across the U.S. and Canada. Celebrating its Fifth Anniversary this year, TETWP began as a one-night challenge at the Wrangler National...


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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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