2010 Mitzi Lucas Riley Award

Adelaide Royer & Mary Margaret Richter

Adelaide Royer began riding before she was three. She competes on the AQHA circuit in the hunter/jumper events all over the country and was AQHA Amateur World Champion in 2007. Royer is a founding member and co-Chair of the Young Guns professional group at the National Cowgirl Museum, and dedicates a large part of her time to philanthropy efforts in the Fort Worth community. She is a Pivot Setter and Horse Show Superintendent at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

Mary Margaret Richter has won over 100 buckles and more than 20 saddles in her young lifetime, including the Women’s Professional Rodeo National Finals Tie-Down Championship.  A few years ago, she was the only female to have won the team roping at the North Texas High School Rodeo Association. This sixth generation Texas rancher, Richter enjoys branding calves in the spring and is also a founding member and serving her fifth year as co-Chair of the Young Guns professional group at the Museum.