Evernight Publishing’s 3rd Birthday Blog Hop

Celebrate like a ROCK STAR because Evernight Publishing is THREE! In three short years, Evernight has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to readers like you! Evernight is pulling out all the stops and throwing an extreme BIRTHDAY BASH BLOG HOP in your honor! That’s right! It’s Evernight’s birthday but YOU get the presents… Prizes … [Read more…]

Arms of Serenity by Donina Lynn

I’d like to welcome fellow Evernight author Donina Lynn to my blog. Her first novel, Arms of Serenity (Rock Services, Book 1), is being released today. Hello, Donina. Thank you so much for having me on your blog today! I’m very excited to be here and to be sharing my debut novel Arms of Serenity. … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-Pendleton Round-Up

This week I’m spotlighting the Pendleton Round-Up. They just celebrated 103 years of rodeo. Pendleton is a rodeo like no other. Their arena is so large a football field fits in the center with room for a race track around the outside. Big arenas are plentiful in the Pacific Northwest, but most keep the events … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-The Greats

This week’s blog is a little different. I saw this picture on The Old Bucking Horse Museum and Hall of Fame page and loved it. It’s a photo of the Saddle Bronc Riding finalists at the Lewison, Idaho Roundup rodeo in 1952. They are, from left to right, Bob Sheppard, Bill Linderman, Deb Copenhaver, Gene … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-Bodacious

The World’s Most Dangerous Bull That is the title given to Bodacious, PBR World Champion Bull and PRCA Bucking Bull of the Year. Bodacious was born in 1988 and became infamous in the world of rodeo, not only as one of the great bucking bulls but also as a sire. Many of his sons and … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-Texaco and Brazille

Ever wonder how Trevor Brazille got his calf horse, Texaco?  The little red horse who’s registered name is Real “Someone offered owner Bob Scott $200,000 for him before the NCHA  cutting futurity,” says Brazile. “Bob turned it down, and in the futurity, the horse ran off and refused to cut.” It turns out Texaco was … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts–Night Jacket

If you ask around bucking horse circles, one name keeps coming up as a top contender for all-time top bucking horse sire–Night Jacket. The big paint stud is made a name for himself as a bareback bronc first, then after retirement, his colts have populated the best bucking horse of the year lists. Night Jacket … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-Peanut

Peanut, Make It Do, came by his nickname honestly. When he was unloaded at the Bay Meadows Track in 1966 for training, he was a scraggy two-year old, much smaller than the other Quarter Horses coming into the barn. He was owned by well-known horseman, Judd Morse, who predicted the 850 pound midget would win … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts–Scamper

Today I’m starting a new blog called Rodeo Cohorts. One of the definitions of cohort is a companion or associate. That is what the equine contestants in rodeo are, companions and associates to the people who ride them and enjoy watching them compete. I’m going to spotlight a different horse each week, including barrel, rope … [Read more…]