Ever watch someone riding with no bridle or saddle and wish you could do that with your own horse? The sheer magic of the horse-human relationship is never more clear than when both parties are in complete harmony doing whatever maneuvers they are performing.
This joining of minds is reminiscent of the movie “Avatar,” where the hair of rider and the dragon-beast are braided together so that their minds meld and yet, it is the rider who dictates where they go. Since we can’t braid our hair into the manes of our horses and end up with this fabulous and magical
While Shevawn Shields sometimes gets to go to cowboy music and poetry shows presented by Del Shields, their home is the ranch near Humboldt.
This singing cowboy is the real thing truly living the life of his music and the poetry he recites.
Unlike most silver screen cowboys and television Westerns stars, Del Shields is a working rancher. The Humboldt cowboy singer, songwriter, poet entertains as he lives at his family’s Woodson County ranch.
Humboldt rancher Del Shields is prominently known as cohost of “Best of America by Horseback” on RFD-TV. Shields entertained singing and playing cowboy songs and reciting cowboy poetry at the recent
Top cowboys and cowgirls are headed to Topeka for the championship finals of the United Rodeo Association (URA) November 1-2-3. Contestants posed for a group picture last year before competitions featuring traditional rodeo action plus unique URA events.
The best of the best will be crowned as climax to rodeo action this weekend in Topeka.
It’s the United Rodeo Association (URA) Finals Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 1-2-3, in Domer Arena at the Stormont Vail Events Center.
According to Muff McGee, longtime URA secretary, the championship rodeo features the top 15 contestants in each of nine events.
“URA is a non-profit organization established in