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Rodeo's Renegade Roses

Gather ‘round younguns, there is a story to be told About some renegade cowgirls & their ride for the gold They made it look so easy, feathers, flowers & a smile. Guts & grace, they had plenty, quitting wasn't their style They snugged up their riggin' & grabbed for air Winning Champion titles with style & flair If Lucas, Krieg & Greenough hadn't led the way Would any of us be here in the arena today? Henderson, Riley, Hastings & Creed To the "Men Only" rule they all paid no heed They broke records & bones, faced derision & fear Riding Broncs, Raising families, they juggled home & career Nasty wrecks were a given but they seemed to bounce back In one unforgettable event, Tad's girl picked up the slack From Calgary & Cheyenne to OKC & San Antone Though there are many others, these ladies stand alone Hat's off to the Rodeo's Renegade Roses At tradition they turned up their noses Bronc busting, trick riding, a rough riding ballet They showed us how to win & made it look like play They were never reckless, just a bit wild & bold Now its up to you & me to see their stories told They left mighty big boots to fill, bless them one & all We know that they ride with us, as we heed the siren's call Lift a glass high in honor for those who paved the way Three cheers for the Renegade Roses still bucking out today

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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