TAD LUCAS, RODEO'S FIRST LADY: Tad Lucas was the first person ever to be honored by all three rodeo halls of fame: the National Rodeo Hall of Fame, in 1967 (the first woman elected), the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, in 1978, and the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, in 1979. READ THE REMARKABLE STORY OF RODEO'S 'FIRST LADY', TAD LUCAS, IN MY BLOG TODAY! https://stargazermercantile.com/tad-lucas-rodeos-first-lady/ #rodeo #cowgirl #cowgirlstyle #horses #women
Lorena Trickey (1893-1961) ... Champion All-around Cowgirl, Cheyenne Frontier Days 1920, '21, '24. Doubled Mary Pickford and worked w/ Tom Mix in the movie "Queen of Sheba." In 1927 was accused of stabbing to death her common-law husband, pleaded self-defense, and was found not guilty. Retired from rodeo the next year (1928). Was inducted into the National Cowboy Hall of Fame's Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2000.