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Sheila Varian

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Sheila Varian made her mark on the Arabian horse community, from her first champion mare, Rotenza, to the Varian Arabians she breeds today. Using three mares imported from Poland in 1961, Sheila’s breeding program has risen to worldwide acclaim and she is currently the leading breeder of Arabians in the United States and Canada. She...

Velda Tindall Smith

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Velda Tindall Smith was a classic cowgirl from the golden age of rodeo. She learned to trick ride at the age of twelve and gave her debut performance the following year to a crowd of 8,000 at Gilbert’s Ranch Rodeo. Velda consistently placed high in trick riding, flat races, and relay races at major competitions...

Ann Secrest Hanson

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Ann Secrest Hanson has lived a life of quiet dedication, devoted to every facet of ranching and rodeo. After growing up on a ranch in eastern Montana, Ann settled down to ranch with her husband. Raising cattle, sheep, quarter horses, draft horses and bucking horses, their ranch and family grew. She and her husband began...

Glenna Goodacre

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A lifelong passion for portraying the human figure is reflected in the work of accomplished sculptor Glenna Goodacre. Her most well-known works include the Vietnam Women’s Memorial installed in Washington, D.C. in 1993, the Irish Memorial installed in downtown Philadelphia in 2003, and her rendering of Sacagawea that appeared on a new dollar coin issued...