Perla Tapatía

Perla Tapatía

The Velasquez family of Phoenix, Arizona, carries on the proud tradition of la escaramuza, competing as a precision women’s drill team named Perla Tapatía.

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November Cover Horse Headed to NFR

 

Hello DollyWestern Horseman featured a painting of Cervi Championship Rodeo’s saddle bronc Hello Dolly. The horse was recently voted as a National Finals Rodeo saddle bronc mount by the NFR-qualified bronc riders.

 

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The Boston Strike

Boston Garden and Founders of the Turtle AssociationIt was 75 years ago that rodeo cowboys, tired of the way they were being treated by rodeo producers, signed a petition that led to the formation of the Cowboys’ Turtle Association, which is now known as the Professional Cowboy’s Rodeo Association.

 

 

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Arena All-Star Chiquita Pistol

Tag Rice and Chiquita PistolChiquita Pistol won the 2002 National Cutting Horse Association Futurity. Nine years later, she’s back in the show pen and still having the same mesmerizing effect on cattle and cutting fans.



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Shiney Sushi Retires On Top

Shiney Sushi & Carol RoseAthletic palomino horses are nothing new to the reined cow horse winner’s circle, but Shiney Sushi had yet to step into the champion’s spotlight. She finally got her due, winning the Open Bridle class at the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Celebration of Champions in San Angelo, Texas, on February 4.


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