History of Women’s Professional Rodeo

April 11, 2017

New exhibit at ProRodeo Hall of Fame


On display April – September

In anticipation of the 2017 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on August 5, the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and the Women's Professional Rodeo Association opened a historical exhibit on Friday, March 31.


This exhibit highlights the history of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) from when 38 women met in a hotel room in San Angelo, Texas, in 1948 to start the Association called the Girls Rodeo Association (GRA) through the historic 2017 ProRodeo Hall of Fame inductions, that will include barrel racers for the first time ever.

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There is a flair for fashion clothing display showing the trends through the years, a look back at the 1988 and 2002 Olympic Command Performance Rodeos, and a Horsepower section honoring the horses that have been awarded with honors such as AQHA Horse of the Year, Horse With the Most Heart and Rising Star Award.

The exhibit on display at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame until September.

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