Saturday, February 9, 2013

Ruth Roach.....

Ruth Roach (1896 – June 26, 1986) was a 
professional bronc rider, and world champion
rodeo performer. Her 24-year career began in 
1914 and ended in 1938, when she retired from 
the rodeo and started a ranching business in
Nocona, Texas, with her husband, Fred Salmon.
She is an inductee in the National Cowgirl Hall of
Fame (1989) and the National Cowboy Hall of Fame
(1989) and traveled the world with the Buffalo Bill
Wild West Show and The 101 Real Wild West Show.
Bronc riding was her favorite event, although she
performed and won championship titles in other
areas. During her career she won the titles of
World's Champion All Around Cowgirl, World's
Champion Trick Rider, and World's Champion Girl
Bronc Rider.

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