Paws Up is proud to welcome the following Honorees to the 2015 Cowgirl Spring Roundup:
Sunny Hale has been referred to as “the most famous female polo player in the world.” She is an active supporter of women’s polo and has spent much of her career competing against men. In 2000, when her team won the U.S. Open Polo Championship, she outranked 96 percent of all polo players, male or female, in the world.
Barbara Schulte is a lifelong horsewoman and champion cutter. Cutting is the skill of using a “cutting horse” to separate a single cow from a herd. She’s also a trainer, educator, clinician, equine consultant and author of three books on confidence, toughness and riding techniques.
Barbara Van Cleve comes from a ranching family and is an award-winning Western-life photographer. She’s known for capturing candid and authentic moments of ranch culture as well as her stunning nighttime images of horses, riders and landscapes lit only by starlight.