(June 2021) – The Certified Horsemanship Association’s (CHA) Training Tuesday show on Horses in the Morning is coming up this Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10 a.m. ET. Listen in to our two guests for the day who are both National Cowgirl Hall of Fame inductees!
Pam Minick has been inducted into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, and Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame. Pam is a former Miss Rodeo Nevada and Miss Rodeo America, which propelled her into a broadcasting career. Pam has hosted more than 1,000 television shows on ESPN, TNN, NBC, and CBS, and is now the host of The American Rancher and Gentle Giants on RFD TV. She recently retired after 25 years as the marketing director of Billy Bob’s Texas in the Fort Worth Stockyards – where she and husband Billy are co-owners.
Pam is a former World Champion breakaway calf roper, qualified for the Women’s National Finals rodeo 16 times in team roping, and was Vice President of the Women’s Pro Rodeo Association for more than a decade. In 2020, Pam turned her focus from team roping to AQHA Versatility events. At the AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, she won Reserve Champion in the Level 1 Ranch Riding on her Quarter Horse Gelding “Smart Smartie”. Pam serves on the board of various non-profit organizations around North Texas including as President of Friends of the Fort Worth Herd and Past President of Speedway Children’s Charities. Pam was named “Great Woman of Texas” in 2006 and received the “Dateline Award” from the American Advertising Federation in 2015. In 2016, Pam was the first woman to receive the prestigious “Western Horseman of the year award”. During the 2020 National Finals Rodeo, Pam was presented the “Legacy of Rodeo Award”. Pam and Billy live on a small ranch in Argyle, Texas with horses, cattle, donkeys and dogs where they enjoy team roping.
Barbra Schulte a High-Performance Coach, horse trainer, the author of four books, publisher of video blogs and online programs, clinician, speaker, and an honoree in the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. As a national cutting horse competitor, Barbra was the first woman to win two legs of cutting’s triple crown. She was awarded the National Female Equestrian of the Year Award by the AQHA and the Women’s Sports Foundation. In 2020, she received the American Horse Publications Equine Industry Vision Award for her positive impact across the horse industry. In 2021, she received the Western Horseman Women of the West Award. Barbara is the CEO of the Center for Equestrian Performance. She lives in Brenham, Texas with her husband, Tom.
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