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Dec

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs and ground-breaking scholarly research to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our American West. Read more »

27
Dec

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame

“Why not have a museum for cowgirls? We have one for the men.”

– Margaret Formby, 2000 Amarillo Globe-News interview
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27
Dec

Boyd Exell gallops away with FEI World Cup™ Driving at London Olympia


by Cindy Timmer

Boyd Exell was the man to beat at the inaugural edition of the FEI World Cup™ Driving in London Olympia (GBR), but the Australian had no intention of letting anyone past him. The four-time FEI World Cup™ champion galloped to victory in the sixth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving, the Extreme Driving Class, at Olympia with a brilliant performance from his amazing team of horses. Theo Timmerman (NED) finished in the second place, just ahead of his fellow countryman Koos de Ronde.

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27
Dec

Twenty-Five Unnatural Wonders of the Western Roadside: Ponderosa Ranch (Incline Village, Nevada)

When “Bonanza” first went on the air in 1959, the Ponderosa Ranch where it was supposed to take place did not exist except as soundstages in Hollywood. Outdoor scenes were filmed at the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Nevada; at the beginning of each episode, the titles appeared over a burning map that shoed exactly where Ben Cartright and his three boys (Adam, Little Joe, and Hoss) lived. Read more »

27
Dec

Twenty-Five Unnatural Wonders of the Western Roadside: Old Tucson (Tucson, Arizona)

Old Tucson consist of 140 buildings originally constructed in 1939 as a set for the movie Arizona, which took place in 1865 and featured some on thousand modern Tucsonians in roles as extras, playing their ancestors. Read more »