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2009-10-19 15:05:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dodge Ram Heavy Duty and Dodge Dakota took top honors at the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) annual Truck Rodeo outside of San Antonio, Texas this past weekend. TAWA members named the all-new 2010 Dodge Ram 3500 "Heavy Duty Pickup Truck of Texas," giving Dodge top honors over 3/4- and one-ton competitors. The 2010 Dodge Dakota also won "Mid-size Truck of Texas." "We're very proud of these awards; they affirm our leadership in the truck...

2009-10-08 14:15:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Enough To Wear Pink (TETWP), the grassroots campaign centered on the fight against breast cancer celebrates its fifth anniversary this year at the signature Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at the 51st annual Wrangler National Final Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas. Through the combined efforts of hundreds of volunteers, regional rodeos across the United States and Canada, and the title sponsor Wrangler, TETWP has...

2009-09-23 14:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Venley Star Pictures (www.venleystar.com), a fully integrated family-based entertainment company, announced today that it has acquired a major stake in the worldwide rights to the dramatic feature film based on the real-life horse riding group, The Cowgirl Chicks, A family-themed movie about love, second chances, and a young girl's search to find her place in the world. "The Cowgirl Chicks" (the "Film")...

2009-09-22 16:49:00

Tough Enough To Wear Pink(TM) initiative has raised over US$5 million since 2004 for breast cancer research and charities CALGARY, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ - Freshatch Inc., the creator of Hornaments(TM) - bull-horn shaped, magnetic, customizable, temporary hood ornaments used on passenger vehicles - is pleased to announce its partnership with the Tough Enough to Wear Pink ("TETWP") Western Industry Campaign in support of breast cancer research. Supporters of cancer research...

2009-08-17 12:37:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fine jewelry and specialty gift retailer David Orgell will move their flagship location to Two Rodeo -- home to such luxury brands as Versace, Tiffany & Co. and Jimmy Choo. The expanded Beverly Hills store is set to open in Winter 2009. "We are delighted to be moving to Two Rodeo, which is one of the most luxurious and prestigious retail destinations in the world," Korosh Soltani, Managing Director of David Orgell, said. "We look...

2009-08-14 15:37:39

A Texas man said his shock following a road collision was further augmented when he learned what his car had hit -- an escaped rodeo bull. Morgan Howell, 25, who served three tours of duty in Iraq with the Marines, said he was driving Sunday on Southwest Loop 820 in Fort Worth when there was a sudden impact with his 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported Friday. I didn't have a clue what happened, Howell said. I saw brown and then I didn't see anything. There...

2009-07-30 11:24:09

Police officers in Canada's self-proclaimed Cowtown of Calgary, Alberta, will soon be wearing standard-issue cowboy hats as part of their uniform. Chief Rick Hanson said the wardrobe change isn't related to the city's status as host of the world's largest annual outdoor rodeo event -- the Calgary Stampede -- but rather in response to the officers' comfort, the Calgary Herald reported. Hanson said 64 officers who work outside soon will wear wide-brimmed black cowboy hats to match their black...

2009-06-25 10:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- "Challenge of the Champions" has won the coveted Wrangler Award for Outstanding Documentary Film given annually by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Center. The "Challenge of the Champions" celebrates the lives and careers of professional bull riding's two greatest celebrities: 1987 PRCA World Champion bull rider Lane Frost and 1987 PRCA Bucking Bull of the Year, Red Rock. Red Rock was pro rodeo's most famous bull who went unridden for his entire...

2009-04-18 13:27:59

Rodeo star Ty Murray says he got a black eye while practicing for Dancing with the Stars, but insists it won't impact his dancing on the U.S. TV series. Murray said while preparing for the next episode of the ABC series' eighth season, he was struck in the face by partner Chelsie Hightower's microphone pack, E! Online reported Friday. What happened is that I threw Chelsie into the air during a group rehearsal and her mic pack fell off and hit me in the eye, the rodeo cowboy said in a...

2009-04-16 21:25:54

Ty Murray confirms he was hit in the eye with a microphone pack while rehearsing a group routine for Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Wednesday. Murray, a rodeo cowboy who is married to singer Jewel, is one of the seven remaining celebrities on this season of the show. He told People magazine the injury, which resulted when his dance partner's microphone pack struck him, wasn't serious. It was bleeding for a little while and is slightly back and blue, but I kept ice on it. It's not a big...


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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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