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Colorful History Issue #21 – Bertha Kaepernik Blancett

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Hear the story of Bertha Kaepernik Blancett, the first woman to compete at the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo.




Issue #21 tells the story of Colorado native and rodeo legend Bertha Kaepernik Blancett, who fought all her life to compete alongside male riders and became one of the most famous riders of the early 20th century, earning her the title “Champion Lady Rider of the World.”

By: Dan Conner