year, deserving cowboys and cowgirls are recognized
in the Rodeo Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy and
Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. This year
Sammy Thurman Brackenbury, the 1965 GRA World Champion
Barrel Racer and 1975 GRA President, has been nominated
for the Rodeo Hall of Fame.
Historical Society is an organization under the
auspices of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage
Museum®. RHS members from around the world share
an interest in preserving the history of rodeo. Membership
supports the rodeo programs of the Museum, including
research, an ongoing oral history project, acquisition
of collection materials for the American Rodeo Gallery
and the prestigious Rodeo Hall of Fame.
Each year RHS members vote for the
nominees they feel deserve induction into the Rodeo
Hall of Fame. Please show your support of the WPRA and
women in Rodeo by becoming a RHS member and voting for
Sammy Thurman. RHS
Membership is just $35 and includes the Ketchpen
Magazine, 2 admissions to the museum, invitations to
events, and voting rights.
Rodeo Weekend, Sept. 21-22, 2012,
features entertaining musical performances, lectures
by some of the sport's most legendary figures, as well
as a benefit auction with both silent and live segments.
Most importantly, the weekend recognizes those individuals
whose contributions and achievements in the rodeo industry
are worthy of induction in the Rodeo Hall of Fame.
For more information on Sammie
Thurman Brackenbury please read the below story recently
put together by California Director Marguerite Happy.