Art of the Cowgirl Recap

January 17 – 21, 2024

Thank you for joining us for Art of the Cowgirl! It was so fun celebrating and connecting with Western women around horses and Western art. We hope to see you next year! Stay tuned for Art of the Cowgirl 2025 dates!


Each year we are continuously amazed by the level of competition brought to Art of the Cowgirl.

Ranch Rodeo: Team Espuela, consisting of Kelsey Thomas, Whitney Hall, Kylie Carter & Stormy Sill

World’s Greatest Horsewoman: 3x winner Kelsey Thomas and Kit Kat Jerrie

Breakaway Roping: Kimberlyn Fitch

Cowdog Trial:
Open: Angie Johnson & Myke 

Nurserey: Erin Colver & Bam
Intermediate: Sandy DeBruin & Duke
Novice: Katie Johnson & Myke.

High selling horses

The 2024 Art of the Cowgirl Horse Sale is always filled with beautiful and talented horses. We see the hard work that each individual puts into the horses that they bring to this sale.
We saw some amazing lots and the high selling numbers were impression! The high sellers are below:

Cowkid Select – Lot 2 “Mango” $80,000

Elite Horse – Lot 9 “Tbird” $82,000
Select Prospect – Lot 26 “Sonny” $17,000

Second Annual Artist Quick Draw

sponsored by Cowgirl Artists of America

Each artist truly impressed us with their beautiful pieces. The artists completed their pieces during the VIP dinner.

Our winner was Alice Leesa and the reserve winner was Yun Wei.


Presented by Art of the Cowgirl

Congratulations to Bonnie Huffstetler, the well-deserved recipient of the 2024 Betty Kunesh Legacy Award! Bonnie is a true pioneer woman and kindles the Cowgirl Spirit wherever she goes. At age 95, Bonnie is recognized and honored for her lifetime of hard work and contribution to the western lifestyle through this award.

Saddle & Trailer Raffle Winners

Brad and Olivia Custer were the winners of our saddle raffle. They are also prize sponsors of Art of the Cowgirl, as owners of Steel Horse Formulations- congratulations Brad and Olivia! Thank you to Chelsea Sazama- Rocking S Saddle Shop who built the raffle saddle.

The winner for the Vintage Prairie Rose Trailer was Sylvia McComber! Thank you to Kristen Allen for painting this year’s camper and thank you to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket.

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