You Buy It, We Load It

Posts tagged “Sport

A Side of Glam

What could be better than a store where you can buy feed for not only your horse or your dog, but you can get groceries for your goat, your bird, your chickens and your llama?  Nothing, unless you could also buy a pair of sterling silver earrings, and perhaps a designer handbag, and what about a hand tooled saddle and some killer jeans, and a rug made of hand tied leather strips.  Pine Country Feed is not your ordinary feed and tack store.  It is a feed and tack and dog toy and cowgirl fashion and home accessory and turquoise bracelet watch store.  Stop in for pellets for your stove then take a gander upstairs and see if you don’t find the belt of your dreams and some handmade natural soap to go with it.  Pine Country Feed offers you an eclectic, “I have to have that” shopping experience and it all comes together with a big “welcome you home” atmosphere where you can shop for your horse and your wife in one fell swoop.  Brilliant!


Bulldogging Baby

western wearBaby Doll Combs, owned by steer wrestler and Rodeo Champion Willard Combs is thought to be the best Steer Wrestling horse, or “bulldogger” that ever rode the circuit.  During her seven peak years of rodeo competition from 1953 to when she died in 1960 she earned over $400,000 in prize money, which in today’s dollars would amount to around $2,965,000. In 1957 Willard Combs won the Championship Steer Wrestling title on Baby Doll, and that year, the cowboys who took second, third, fourth and fifth in the standings were also riding Baby Doll.  Famous Rodeo Cowboy, Bill Linderman said that Baby Doll knew bulldogging better than some of the cowboys who were riding her.  When she died at a Kansas Rodeo in 1960 from a ruptured spleen, Willard Combs had her shipped back to his ranch in Oklahoma to be buried.  Standing at the graveside, when she was laid to rest were many of the cowboys who had ridden her.   Baby Doll was inducted into the PRCAHall of Fame in 1979 with their very first class of inductees and is remembered as one of the greatest Rodeo horses of all times.


Ready to Rodeo

Evergreen Rodeo Drill Team

Evergreen Rodeo Drill Team (Photo credit: oddharmonic)

We are ready to kick up our heels and spend some time getting immersed in our western roots.  We’re looking forward to some breathtaking bull riding on Friday night, an event that is sponsored by Pine Country Feed.  Bull riding is all about the thrill, which is right up our alley. There is nothing quite like the cool mountain air, stars in the sky, hang on until the buzzer goes evening that you can only find at the Evergreen Rodeo.  Come early and stop by the Pine Country booth where you’ll find the sassy style you have come to expect from our store.  The Evergreen Rodeo is the official beginning of the western summer, so put on your hat, pull on your boots and get your fist around a turkey leg – it’s rodeo time!


How ‘bout Them Cowgirls

George Strait, at the San Antonio Stock Show &...

George Strait, at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

She don’t need you and she don’t need me, She can do just fine on her own two feet

And she wants a man who wants her to be herself, And she’ll never change, don’t know how to hide

Her stubborn will or her fightin’ side, But you treat her right and she’ll love you like no one else 

Yeah, how ‘bout them cowgirls.

                                    George Strait

 

Cowgirls are really just women who have decided what they want and figured out how to get it, without pretense or politics.  They have it over so many other women because they learned a long time ago that if we really want to win, there will be a whole lot of people walking with us across that finish line, because winning isn’t something you do alone but with a crowd of people who have run right alongside us from the first lap to the last.  Join some of the greatest cowgirls in the world at the Evergreen Rodeo this weekend, and stop in at the Pine Country Feed booth to take home a little piece of cowgirl for yourself.