Nov 28, 2013

Thanksgiving, Making of the memorial, WRCA and Veteran Expo

Happy Thanksgiving to all!.

November 16th, 2013
 Making of the Gold Star Memorial.

 Discussing and laying out the design challenges for our American Gold Star Mothers Memorial Wall.
Nancy De Santis Cowboy Up! Director,  CSM Bruce Miller USA  Ret. and metal artist Lavonne Miller.

November 15th, 2013
Embossing of the dog tags begin ~ hand embossed by Michael Gabrielli.

November 10th, 2014

Working Ranch Cowboys Association Finals~ Amarillo, Texas.

Rick Iannucci and WRCA founding member Bob Moorhouse trading mustache growing tips.

The action never stops and the teams keep working it.
Team roping.
Team sorting.
The Charros in town from Mexico showing off their unique roping style.
Wild cow milking???? Really now?

Dr. Kris Wilson and his team from the Silver Spur~ Bell Ranch in the winners circle.
Awards dinner.
Well deserved prizes ready for the winning teams.
Sometimes the best cowboy for the job is a cowgirl.

November 9th, 2013
Grant Mitchell with a nice loop during the Sr. Working Cattle competition.
       Three generations of Mitchell's.
 Old Glory and the WRCA grand entry.

November 8th, 2013
South Dakota's Jack Gully leather artist extraordinaire and Rick Iannucci.
Hats off, heads bowed and the WRCA Finals begins with a prayer.
No clowning around partner.
Extreme cattle doctoring event.
The frijole team during the intense penning event.
Nicely done, amigos!
Smiling Kris Wilson displaying the proper attitude.
Steve Lewis was the energizer bunny and went non stop.
Team Branding.
Silver Spur~ Bell Ranch team airborne during the bronc riding.

November 4th, 2013
Horses For Heroes- Cowboy Up! and Wisdom Within at the SFCC Veterans Expo.
Capt. John Shannon and Neil Reilly Cowboy Up! Medic were all smiles.