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Rodeo Champ

This portrait of cowboy, rancher and silversmith Clint Mortenson was made on his ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Clint is one of the best known designers and makers of championship belt buckles used to award winners of rodeo events. Clint's handmade buckles are prized by rodeo competitors all over the southwestern US.

TAGS: Cowboy, New Mexico, Rodeo, Southwest, United States

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Englewood, Colorado, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2013
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 10, 2015, 7:43 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION near Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America