GREENOUGH, Mont. – The ProRodeo Hall of Fame invites those seeking an inspirational, adventure-filled, true Western journey to attend an immersion into all things rodeo. At Cowboy Experience, a three-day weekend event held Oct. 20-23, 2016, at The Resort at Paws Up, 50 guests will get up close access to four authentic rodeo legends and hone their equestrian skills under the tutelage of ProRodeo Hall of Fame inductees.
The special-guest inductees include Larry Mahan, an eight-time all-around and bull riding world champion; Monty “Hawkeye” Henson, a three-time world champion saddle bronc rider; Bud Munroe, a world champion saddle bronc rider, and Paul Tierney, a tie-down roping and all-around world champion.
These honest-to-goodness cowboys will immerse you in the ways of the West with educational workshops, rodeo demonstrations, trail rides, sporting clays shooting, plenty of cowboy campfire stories under the stars and much more.
Some schedule highlights include Up and at ‘Em Trail Rides, Conversation and Connection with the Horse by Mahan, “Rerides” from Henson – a combination of stories and music – Tierney’s Rope ‘Em Cowboy session and a story telling and event demonstration session from Munroe and his wife, Jimmie, a barrel racing world champion.
Cowboy Experience is an all-inclusive weekend package priced at $3,350 per couple or $2,199 per person. The package includes luxury-home accommodations, all meals, airport transfers, a cattle drive and close-up conversation with the inductees. The event is limited to the first 50 people who register. Proceeds from the weekend benefit the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy.
Wide Open Spaces
Paws Up is a 37,000-acre ranch that features more than 100 miles of trails and 10 miles of private access to the legendary Blackfoot River. During the weekend, Cowboy Experience participants will herd cattle across the land Lewis and Clark explored on an authentic cattle drive, sharpen shooting skills at a professional sporting clays course or opt for a myriad of additional wilderness adventures.
Kick Off Your Boots
Paws Up offers a selection of luxury homes, each impeccably appointed in an unrivaled tapestry of rustic elegance. The homes blend Western-chic decor with plentiful amenities, including kitchens, hot tubs, personal transportation, flat-screen televisions, high-speed wireless Internet, laundry and more.
Grub Fit for Wranglers and Rodeo Stars
Drawing from the agricultural wealth of Montana and the West, The Resort’s Executive Chef Ben Jones creates refined rustic ranch cuisine. The offerings articulately blend the most sophisticated culinary techniques with the freshest meats, produce and ingredients available.
For reservations, call 877.588.6783. The Resort at Paws Up is also on Facebook, Twitter (@Paws_Up) and Instagram (@TheResortatPawsUp).
ABOUT THE PRORODEO HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY
The ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy educates the public about rodeo, its history and its impact on Western American culture. The Hall of Fame provides recognition to rodeo notables of the past and present and serves as an inspiration for the future.
The ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit museum, is located in Colorado Springs, Colo., near the foothills of Pikes Peak. Access is directly off Interstate 25 at Exit 148, at Rockrimmon Blvd. Airline service is available into Colorado Springs Municipal Airport and the Denver International Airport. Rental car and taxi/bus services are available. Call 719.528.4764 for ticket information and hours of operation.
Press Release Courtesy of The PRCA The PRCA, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the largest and oldest professional rodeo-sanctioning body in the world. The recognized leader in ProRodeo, the PRCA is committed to maintaining the highest standards. The PRCA, a membership-based organization, sanctions approximately 600 rodeos annually, and there are more than 30 million fans in the U.S. The PRCA showcases the world’s best cowboys by televising the sport’s premier events, including the Wrangler Champions Challenge and the world-renowned Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on CBS Sports Net (DISH channel 158, DirecTV channel 221). The Justin Boots Playoffs and Championships, Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, All American ProRodeo Finals, and the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour will also air on CBS Sports Net, as well as live stream at wranglernetwork.com. PRCA-sanctioned rodeos raise more than $26 million for local and national charities. For comprehensive coverage of the cowboy sport, read the ProRodeo Sports News, the official publication of the PRCA, and for daily updates of news and results visit the PRCA’s official website, www.prorodeo.com.