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Pam Minick

“Atomic Blonde” is how Pam’s Las Vegas birth announcements read. Always competitive, Pam’s spirit and dedication made her a true ambassador for rodeo as a competitor and a promoter. Her list of accomplishments includes champion calf roper, actress, movie stunt person, businesswoman and sports commentator. She served as vice president of the WPRA and helped...

Rebecca Tyler Lockhart

Rebecca learned about horses from the cowboys she grew up around. Often called a “natural-born horseperson,” she spent more time with horses than at school. Rebecca gained an excellent reputation as a breeder of fine horses. Founder of the American Paint Stock Horse Association, precursor to the American Paint Horse Association, she began a movement...

Bobby Brooks Kramer

For six decades, Bobby has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to the horse industry in Montana. Riding since she was three, Bobby has carried on the ranching traditions of her parents and grandparents. She and her husband formed the Hanging Diamond A Horse Ranch after both pursued notable rodeo careers. Bobby produced award-winning horses...

Tillie Baldwin

Tillie was an all-around athlete when she immigrated to America from Norway and, inspired by a cowgirl movie filming, learned trick riding. She soon worked for Captain Baldwin’s Wild West Show, later joining Will Rogers’ vaudeville troupe and then the 101 Ranch. She began to rodeo in 1912 and excelled at all events. Tillie was...