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Back When They Bucked with Shawn Davis

(The following article was requested to be reprinted after the unveiling of the Shawn Davis bronze on March 30 at the Western Legacy Center.)

Shawn Davis has spent his life in the western or equine business with his biggest impact being in the sport of professional rodeo and specifically the National Finals Rodeo. Born Dec. 7, 1940, in Butte, Montana, Davis bought his RCA card in 1962 (RCA became the PRCA in 1975) and it was full-speed ahead. He made a name for himself in the arena winning three world titles in rodeo's "classic" event of saddle bronc riding and then outside the arena as the Ge...


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