July 16, 2011 at 6:55 PM

7th Annual National Day of the Cowboy – Saturday, July 23 10a-4p

"This will be a fun western day for all!"

By Susie Morgan

Hoof Prints in Santa Fe

Susie Morgan is a lifetime lover of horses, the outdoors and lives for adventures. She lives in Las Campanas, and is reconnecting with horses after working 27 years in New York City.

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Champion Cowboy and Santa Fe’s own Silver Smith, Clint Mortenson, is hosting events and a Swap Meet to celebrate the National Day of the Cowboy. Open to everyone. No admission fee!

Tack swap - being your old horse gear to sell or trade. Free set up - Bring your saddles and used tack, boots, hats and western gear to SWAP, SELL or BUY on Saturday, July 23rd -- 10am to 4pm.

Festivities will include cowboy polo and kids games. Come watch the team roping, or get into the barrel racing. See the rare white buffaloand take a ride in the stagecoach!

Concession lunch by the famous chuck wagon cook Carl Hawkins. This will be a fun western day for all!

The Mortenson Arena is located at 96 Bonanza Creek Road in Santa Fe. To get there from I-25, go south on Hwy 14 (Turquoise Trail) for 8 miles. Just past San Marcos Café, turn right on Bonanza Creek Rd. drive. Mortenson’s is about 1 mile down on the left just past Thall’s Veterinary Hospital.

For more information, call 505-424-9330 or email silverandsaddles@qwestoffice.net

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