Chief Joseph

| January 30, 2009

Bob Hofmeister was one of a kind. He created a fine 8 h0rse liberty drill that captured your attention with it’s great Native American wardrobe and professional training. He got his daughter Joanne in the act and soon after Bob  broke a mule liberty act, as well as a burro act. Joanne was successful with her own […]

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Chief Joseph Performing

| January 30, 2009

Getting ready to cut through for the reverse change up.

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Chief Joseph with his Lead Horse

| January 30, 2009

Bob had a great sense of  humor, so I guess he wouldn’t mind if I said he looked a little “pale face”  in this photo…..Now ain’t that a peach. (This punch line would only be understood by old time cowboys like Bob)

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Chief Joseph and His Horses

| January 30, 2009

        Bob is lining up his horses getting them ready for their hind leg walk.

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Chief Joseph

| January 30, 2009

  Bob Hofmeister as Chief Joseph presenting his final trick…a full 8 horse rear.

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Joanne Hofmeister

| January 30, 2009

  I never saw her act, but she is a Hofmeister so it had to be a good liberty drill.  Joanne was a Radio City “Rockette” in the early 1950′s.

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Bob and Joanne Hofmeister

| January 30, 2009

Father and daughter doing their comedy mule act. It was a big success at rodeos.

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Bob and his Mule

| January 30, 2009

I have never seen this trick before, but leave it up to Bob Hofmeister to do it.  I notice the gimmick on the back of the barrel to keep it from going backwards.

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Bob’s Burro

| January 30, 2009

This is a picture of Bob Hofmeister’s roller skating burro. To my knowledge…this act is one of a kind. The little fellow actually roller skated and delighted the crowd. The skates were made to go forward only.

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Show Biz Dictionary: “Ace”

| January 30, 2009

Ace:  slang for $1.00

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