Rodeo horse used by two generations
Submitted by crecord2010 on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 5:33pm
We’ve all heard of the legendary Seabiscuit and Mariah’s Storm in horse racing but there is another legend right here in Cuero. It is about a rodeo horse named Salebarn, that not only became a legend to a family but also a legend in his own right.
Kailey Slone, daughter of calf roping champion, Tod Slone, said, “He is our family’s legacy. He is why we have our business. He made my dad a champion and he made my brother, Ace, a champion.”
The story begins when Salebarn was about 7-years old. In June of 1984, PRCA calf roper Tod Slone was in need of a new horse. When he first saw the horse at the sale barn, he knew that this one was special.
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