Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 17, 1957 · Page 17
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 17

Greeley, Colorado
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Monday, June 17, 1957
Page 17
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lorse Show Performers on Th« Laktwood Wisttrnalris, who will prevldt ip«cial tnttrtainment at tht horst shew htrt Junt 2» and 30. art shown on paradt. Th« Wisttrnalris art · youth organization which has bun in nisi- inci In Jiffirson county sinci 1141. Its purpost is to tiach boys ind jirli to undirstand horsis and lo ridi In thi Wtittrn tradition. Thi training has lid to a number of spiclal activities to inlirtaln Iho public and risulttd In thi Wistirnalni ipptir- The Lakewond Westernaires, who will appear at the Greeley horse »how June »30, are a unique and now nationally famou« youth organization formed in 1949 as part of the youth program of Jefferson county. Ing in shows both In and outsido Colorado. Twinty light mimbirs of tho organisation will put en an · ihibition of formation riding at th« Cruliy horn show. Thi group will appiar twici at oach of rhi thru pirformancis, thi first biing at 7:M p.m. Juni J» and thi ethir two at 2 and 7:10 p.m. Juno 10 at Island Grovi park. Photo by Slanliy W. Za- monski, Lakiwood. The organization is designed to teach the young folks of the area, both boys and girls, to understand horses and to ride in the Western tradition. All the instruction is free and now requires the services of 22 volunteer instructors to handle the 220 in the various troops of the organization. Seventy-six new recruits were inducted into the or ganization last Oct. 7. The new members must take a fear's training in the classroom, is well as in riding instruction, ·nd pass monthly examinations. After this, they must take a final examination lasting a full day. If they pass this, they are awarded their first uniform. They are then permitted to appear in public and to- continue in advance work in the junior and senior organizations. Bttwttn » and II Ytirt Old They can enter the organization between the. ages of » and It and must graduate at the ace of IS or on graduation from high school, whichever is later. It is not necessary for a youngster to own his horse. Approximately 30 per cent of the 220 own their horses. The others rent horses from livery stables if their families can afford it. If not, special arrangement! are made for such individuals. The organization is entirely self- supporting, which likewise makes it unique in youth.programs. It U i rupported by its annual horse show. i The senior troop has won n a - ' tional recognition for its 30-horse precision drill team, which is In demand at major shows over the country and rated as one of the best in the country. The troop has been publicized in national magazines, as well as in a Walt Disney film. Numbir of Spiclal Activitns There are a number of special activities of the senior group used in shows, parades and other events to entertain the public. These include the nationally famous 30- horse precision drill team; the 14- horje grand entry team; the 16- horse sidesaddle team; the 40- horse parade ar?d pageant team; 10-horse mounted rope twirling team; lour trick riders; mounted Indian archery act; 12-horse Lib-1 erty team (doing intricate maneu- vers and jumps without bridles or saddles); two trick horses; the voealettes (who sing, play musical instruments and rope twirl for clubs, TV and radio); lecture team (which gives illustrated lectures on horsemanship); show announcers (selected from the top senior I dm); Western models and com- Ipetitive horse show team (com pcting in various classes.) i Out of the JOhorse precision learn, the show riders have won, 463 grand championships, reserve' championships, trophies and ribbons in competition. | The cavalry unit is made up ol h«)s aniious to preserve the tra- ··'ion of the United States cavalry, i appears in parades and shows. The junior instructors' team U made 'up of senior members who have taken special training in the art of instruction and horseman- p thip and have successfully passed; the examination. I The training activities are d l - j reeled by E. E. Wyland. The en i tire organization is directed by an a d u l t board. Apptirtd at Stock Show Thus far this year, the Western- airrs h a \ e appeared at the Nation al Wrstcrn Stock show, in Denver, I and the stock show at Fort Worth. !m which they made 36 arena per- I formanees between J a n . 13 and i Feb. 6. | They abo will appear this e a r j in Casper, Wyo.. and will open a new coliseum with a week's run at I Albuquerque. In Colorado, the Westernairrs j also ha-.e appeared so far this i year in the Colorado Saddle Club | event, uherc they m a d e four performances, j In addition to the Greeley show, they w : ill appear at the Denver American Lesion Salute to America, the Boulder Tow-Wow. J e f f e r - j son county rodeo and several other e\ents. They will bring 2S riders to the Greeley show to put on an exhibition cf formation riding, giving two performances at each show. : 8 Air National Guard Members Are % Injured in Jeep Collisions BILLINGS. Mont, * - Ei;ht membfn ol Air N « 11 o n 11 GuiTd Zlith Conduction Squid- ron rn route from Seattle to Denver were injured early Sunday in a jeriei of reir-end collisions in- voUinc three jcepi. llijhwi) ratro'.rnjn G e n e Brown nid the icrident occurred about 5:15 a. m. on U. S. Hith- way 10 fi\e milei eajt of Greycliff. Mont. Brcmn said a jeep d r i \ c n by W. II. Smith of Seattle developed trouble in its steering mechanism and slowed down to pull off the highway. He laid a tecond jeep driven by F. L. Fcinstcin of Seat- lie struck the rear of the first and a third driven by J. H. Carney of Seattle -hit the rear of thit one. Monday. June 17, 1937 GUEELEY TRIBUNE Pig» 9 Brown said John Georjeadis,; ' G. T. Griffith, Walter W. Fleurjr. 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