Breyer #1219 Riata Ranch LE Trick Riding Set-retired
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Sold Date: 01/07/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Old Oak Farm
Limited to 3,500 Since 1957, Riata Ranch founder Tom Maier has used the values and traditions of the American Western heritage to build character in young women through disciplined instruction. The Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls are spectacular trick riders and their renowned performances are guaranteed to keep an audience holding its breath! Their repertoire of tricks includes vaulting on and off horses that are at a full gallop, dangling precariously from their Western saddles with their heads just inches from the horses' hooves, and standing tall in the saddle while proudly waving American flags. It's not all fun and games, though, for these young women, from diverse backgrounds. T's hard work too, and the girls experience all aspects of ranch life, from herding and roping cattle to catching and breaking mustangs and young horses. Once a professional rodeo champion and Hollywood stunt cowboy, Maier was in a career-ending accident in 1956. Desperate to make ends meet, he agreed to give riding lessons to a small group of students. That winter, Maier established Riata Ranch on six acres of land in California with a borrowed down payment. Today, Maier and the expert instructors at Riata Ranch have worked with more than 300 young women, teaching them the simple truths that values are taught through the disciplined pursuit of a goal and that self-esteem needs to be earned. The Cowboy Girls have performed on network TV and in rodeos, Olympic exhibitions, NFL half-time shows, and the tournament of Roses Parade. They have traveled to 15 countries and have been featured in numerous publications. This model was retired in 2005, does not come with a box. From a non-smoking home. Has been sitting around collecting dust. A wonderful addition to anyone's collection. List price for this model is $50.00. We are selling it at a special price to raise money for the PMU mares and foals. WE ARE HAPPY TO COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE PURCHASES!
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE *** TERMS & SHIPPING: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, PayPal, US Money Orders, Cashiers Check or Personal Check, DUE WITHIN 7 DAYS OF CLOSE OF AUCTION OR ITEM WILL BE RESUBMITTED. YOUR BUYER RATING WILL BE RATED ACCORDINGLY. ***USA Shipping & Handling cost is $9.95. Overseas and Canada shipping is extra, please contact me for the shipping amount. $25.00 service fee for all checks returned NSF. Florida residents add 6.25% sales tax. *** OPTIONAL INSURANCE IS $2.00 EXTRA-which includes insurance and delivery confirmation.I cannot be held responsible for Uninsured items. *** Claims for Lost or Damaged INSURED items need to be filed with the Post Office or other mail carrier-I am NOT responsible for items lost or damaged in the mail. *** IMPORTANT: SALE IS FINAL-NO RETURNS. Don't bid unless you are sure you want this item. If you have never bid before, PLEASE check the how-to guide BEFORE bidding to make sure all of your questions are answered so t is no confusion after the end of the auction. Contact me with questions BEFORE end of auction with plenty of time for a reply-I don't necessarily check my email everyday. If you are high bidder, you are responsible for payment as described in the TERMS. Thank you and Good Luck. PMU stands for Pregnant Mare Urine, an ingredient for making Premarin, a hormone replacement drug for woman going through menopause. PMU foals are the bi-product of producing Pregnant Mare Urine. Many thousands are born each year. This year in conjunction with the United Pegasus Foundation in California we are trying to prevent approixmately 100 foals and mares from going to auction in Canada. T are all types of mare and foals, from draft crosses to light breeds. For anyone interested, the mares and foals are in Florida and looking for new homes. If you can't adopt, please help my making purchases to help pay for their fee...
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