Posts tagged as: Cowboys

Rodeo Gets the White-Glove Treatment

Ryan Gray on Cervi Championship's War Victory tied for first in bareback riding. (Photo by Richard Levine)

It was another great year for the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo in San Juan Capistrano, which drew a capacity crowd, sent cowboys home with more than $185,000 in prize money, and raised $100,000 for local charities, said event chairman Gilbert Aguirre. “It was smashing success,” said the cattleman, who operates a 23,000 acre working ranch […]

Palm Springs WestFest Flaunts Fun


The second annual Palm Springs WestFest and Frank Bogert Memorial PRCA  Rodeo, presented by Spa Resort Casino, rode into town on March 25-27. Former mayor Frank Bogert was a cowboy and a celebrated rodeo whose statue adorns the commons area in front of Palm Springs City Hall. WestFest and the rodeo in Bogert’s honor were […]

Kaylynn Pellam Bucks Expectations


Waving one hand in the air, blood pumping with adrenaline, 21-year-old California cowgirl Kaylynn Pellam whirls astride a spinning bull. She doesn’t make the eight seconds required to qualify her for the next round, and flies to the ground. But she dusts herself off and prepares to ride another day. “God made dirt, and dirt […]

‘Best of America by Horseback’ Rides into Norco

'Best of America by Horseback' visits Norco Calif.

Trail fans are invited to join the “Best of America by Horseback” cast as they film an episode for RFD-TV in Norco, aka “Horsetown USA,” May 6–8. There’ll be three days of riding through the Hidden Valley Wildlife Preserve, past the historic Lake Norconian and Norconian Hotel, and over the scenic hills of western Riverside […]

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