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Publicity photos of Eloise Fox Hastings Wilson (1882-1948). She did trick and bronc riding with the Irwin Brothers’ Wild West Show. In 1948, Foghorn Clancy, her manager and publicist, described her trick riding performance: “...she was a little heavy to be very graceful... she had one of the fastest running trick riding horses ever seen in a rodeo arena, ‘Buster,’ and the red-headed girl on that flying mount doing any kind of a stunt was little short of sensational."
Prairie Rose Henderson, famous Cowgirl, trick rider
Mabel Strickland was a very early rodeo trick rider and cowgirl. She was one of only two ladies to rope and bust steers in the 1920's. She also rode broncs, Although only 5' 4" and 112 lbs dripping wet, she was tough as wang leather and was named Worlds Champion Lady Bronc Buster and Trick Rider in 1921.
Vintage cowgirl - the real kind
Kitty Canutt, stage name Kitty Wilks (born Katherine Derre at New York City, New York), was a professional bronc rider, and the All-Around Champion Cowgirl at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Oregon, for her bucking horse and relay race events.She was known as the "Diamond Girl" or "Diamond Kitty" because she had a diamond set in her front tooth. She would occasionally remove and pawn the diamond when she needed contest entry money.