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Juni shares her love of the horse through song in this one woman show. Juni Fisher takes us on a journey through her life and her life with horses. She shares stories and the background for each song, along with her deeply personal feelings for the underdog.
Guided by classic country music, a life in agriculture, and western swing danceability, Sam Platts and the Plainsmen's style isn’t simply a throwback—it’s modern music played by, and for, modern listeners. They’re old-school. They’re new-school. They’re o...
There are horses who live large in our memories and for some we have to make the decision to end their suffering. Waddie Mitchell shares this moving poem, "For Woody" during the "Real Deal" show from the 2022 Wild Ride.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Twin Bridges, NV
Waddie Mitchell was imme...
Juni Fisher sings a song from the perspective of the horse. There is special magic when the horse and rider become one. Juni performs "Listen" during the "The Real Deal" show as part of the 2022 Wild Ride.
Juni played music with her sisters as a child, formed a...