Looking Back


100 years ago

August 14, 1914

The most daring riding cone by women anywhere in the world is that of the cowgirls who participate in the Frontier Days celebration at Cheyenne, Wyoming. Vying with the cowboys in skill and nerve, there remarkable young women do not hesitate to mount and spur the most indomitable of the equine outlaws which are used for the rough-riding championship contests. Their work is a big feature of the Frontier Days show, an annual show will cost $50,000 and will be attended by at least 50,000 people although Cheyenne is a town of only 15,000 inhabitants. Twenty-five t...

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