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Who Says Black Women Can’t Ride Horses?

Great Video –  Barrel racing is a very competitive sport.  To be good, it takes a lot of training, conditioning, and dedication. Source: Black Trail Riders TV

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DeBoraha Akin-Townson (Barrel Racing)

DeBoraha Akin (Townson) became the first Black cowgirl to compete in the International Professional Rodeo Finals in 1990. Today she is the only African American Woman to compete with a professional card in the WPRA (Women’s Professional Rodeo Association) at … Continue reading

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