American Cowgirl

Honoring the Spirit of Women and Horses

Tag archive for ‘roman riding’

Flying White Horses(3)

Dear Jamie, Thank you very much for your efforts to keep cowgirls on the map. I have been riding since I was five years old. I quit school before the eighth grade, but had been going to every rodeo to watch the trick riders and that is what I wanted to do, so I taught myself trick riding. I answered [...]

“No Regrets”(27)

Wilma Standard Tate Nuevo, California Wilma was a trick rider in the 1930’s. She said she always wanted to be a cowgirl as long as she could remember. She said she got hurt a few times but never blamed the horse. Once she got hung up and her horse accidentally kicked both eyes out of [...]


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