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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...

2009-03-29 18:10:00

Leading online telescope provider partners with International Year of Astronomy's 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project to bring the event to the worldwide web. RODEO, N.M./>, March 29/> /PRNewswire/ -- LightBuckets today announced their participation in the 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project as part of the International Year of Astronomy activities. Under the billing of "100 Hours of Remote Astronomy", LightBuckets will be offering 30 minutes of free observatory time to...

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2009-03-08 01:00:00

Eric Carl Timaeus, a regular competitor at a Texas rattlesnake roundup has his own code -- he catches no females, no young snakes and only the largest males. Timaeus has won the prize for longest snake for the past nine years at the Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Roundup, The New York Times reported Friday. These days, he usually drops off his snakes when the festival gets under way and then returns at the end to collect his prize. The roundup, scheduled this year for March 12-15, has been an...

2009-01-22 14:58:00

Whiskey Falls to Headline Concerts DENVER, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jagermeister has been named the official Presenting Sponsor for live performances and Spike TV broadcasts of the 2009 "Toughest Cowboy"(TM) national tour produced by "World's Toughest Rodeo"(TM). Whiskey Falls, a rising star in the music world, will perform at the Party in the Dirt following "Toughest Cowboy" live events. "Toughest Cowboy" is a new eight-episode one hour series from world-renowned producer Mark Burnett....

2009-01-10 13:49:44

Many bull riders in the United States are trading their Stetson cowboy hats for helmets, sporting officials say. The New York Times reported Saturday that while helmets are not mandatory at rodeo competitions, their use is growing faster than many experts predicted a few years ago. The newspaper said that at a Baltimore rodeo last weekend, 23 of the 45 riders wore helmets, marking the first time that those with helmets outnumbered those without. It is huge, said Don Andrews, executive...

2008-12-16 12:24:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Enough To Wear Pink Founder Terry Wheatley announced on Wednesday at the 50th Anniversary Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, that the grassroots cowboy campaign to fight breast cancer has reached the $5 million dollar fundraising mark, mostly through the efforts of regional rodeos and western across the country. The monies raised stay locally to benefit community breast cancer charities and go to national breast cancer research...

2008-12-16 04:07:00

LOUISBURG, Kan., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Clouds of dust swirl. The sound of horses' hooves beat the dirt floor. Ropes fly. It's a rodeo, and it isn't just a way of life for Rebecca Garcia, it is her life. Since Garcia was just a toddler, she's been actively involved in the rodeo circuit. Today, at the age of 16, Garcia travels the country to compete in the rodeo. Since her schedule is booked from late spring through late fall, she was unable to attend a full week at her...

2008-12-15 13:50:00

Mark Burnett To Produce New Spike Series Premiering In January 2009 NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV is searching for the next big superstar in rodeo with "Toughest Cowboy," a new eight-episode one hour series from world-renowned producer Mark Burnett. The new sports-competition reality series premieres Thursday, January 29 at 11:00pm ET/PT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060322/NYW096LOGO) "We are thrilled to be in business with one of the true legends in the...

2008-12-06 11:48:00

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Cowboy is a new wine that will help raise money for breast cancer and launches at the 50th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas this month. Purple and pink may be an unlikely color combination, but in terms of the professional rodeo community's commitment to end breast cancer, it's a perfect match. This year, Las Vegas will host the ultimate championship of professional rodeo -- the Wrangler National Finals -- and Purple Cowboy...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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