Trail riders net $9,000 for cancer

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QCSun staff Quay County horse enthusiasts and businesses helped raise money for cancer research last weekend at the American Cancer Society’s 2011 Ride for Life at the Lazy LB Ranch near San Jon. The yearly event included a trail ride, games and activities, live music and food. According to Ride For Life Captain Amber Workheicer, […]

NMSU horse riding clinic set for June

By Audry Olmsted: New Mexico State University Riders wanting to learn from the best about how to handle their horses — and try their hand at a little friendly competition — are invited to attend the Ranch Horse Clinic and Ranch Cutting Competition scheduled June 5-6 in Tucumcari. The two-day event is being organized by […]

Mesalands rodeo team sends two riders to CNFR

Special to the QCS Two freshmen from Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team competed at the 2009 College National

Bike Notes: Memorial rally at Blue Swallow, Toulouse trek, VFW benefit poker run

Holiday rally rides into Tucumcari for birthdayThree Route 66 icons will be hosting the Valkyrie Riders Cruiser Club (VRCC) for a get together BBQ on Route 66 on Memorial weekend. The Blue Swallow, Motel Safari, and the Pow-Wow Inn are teaming up for three days of festivities for bike riders from around the country.“We’re having […]

Riding, racing the Santa Fe Trail

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty had it much easier than their forefathers when they crossed the Santa Fe Trail. Participants in the Great Santa Fe Trail Race, Dawson Higgins and Shawn Davis, had six horses, a motor coach, a truck with a sleeper and hot meals. The 13-day race covered 800 miles, […]

Clovis soldier laid to rest

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Solemnly they stood, forming a tableau that stretched from a corner in Clovis to Melrose to Fort Sumner. “We are here to support the family of the fallen soldier,” said Byron Cross, near a Clovis church entrance, his motorcycle behind him. A legion of supporters — most of whom had […]

Team Liberty plans to join the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Shawn Davis of Tucumcari and eight other horsemen from Quay County are setting their sights on The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race of September 2007. Entered as Team Liberty, they will be one of the inaugural teams riding in the first race. The 13-day event from Sept. 3 […]

Santa comes early for kids in need

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Santa came early this year for some kids in Tucumcari. He also came dressed in leather and riding a motorcycle. And it wasn’t just one St. Nick. Several dozen proverbial Santas, male and female, accompanied by a police escort, showed up on their bikes Saturday to bring early cheer to kids […]