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Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Honorees

AQHA Past President R.H. Steve Stevens Jr. will be inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

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Source: Fort Worth Business Press

On October 1, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame announced its 2020 Hall of Fame inductees: AQHA Past President R.H. Steve Stevens Jr., Lari Dee Guy, Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Kit Moncrief, The Priefert Family, as well as singer-songwriter Aaron Watson as the 2020 Spirit of Texas Award Honoree.

Induction into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed on individuals who have shown excellence in competition, business and support of rodeo and the western lifestyle in Texas, according to the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

One of the premier events prior to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, the induction ceremony is scheduled for January 16, 2020, at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth, Texas. Presented by Bobby Norris Farm & Ranch Realty and The Norris Foundation, the event includes cocktails, a silent auction and cowboy cuisine prior to the 7 p.m. induction ceremony. Tickets to the event are $150 per person, or $1,500 for a table of 10. Proceeds benefit the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame & Museum and its ongoing education programs and western-lifestyle preservation efforts.

About AQHA Past President R.H. Steve Stevens Jr.

To say that R.H. Steve Stevens Jr., former Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo chairman of the board and AQHA past president, has a passion for the western lifestyle and its future would be an understatement. His dedication to the betterment of equine practices is evident through his service on the Development Committee of the Texas A&M Equine Initiative, which focuses on enhancing the equine industry through education and community outreach. In addition to his involvement with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (since 1975) and AQHA, Stevens previously served as president of the Texas Quarter Horse Association and was a member of the National Cutting Horse Association Foundation Board. A Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University, Stevens was selected by then Gov. George W. Bush to serve on the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System in 1999. A member of the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, Stevens is also active in the owning, breeding and training of American Quarter Horses. He has also been competitive in the cutting horse arena, competing successfully at numerous events throughout his career.

Read more information about the 2020 inductees.