University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Mike Robertson


Mike Robertson was born and raised into ranching in Two Dot, Montana. At age 20, he and his brother bought a ranch that they ran for 25 years. After selling that ranch, Mike moved to Benson, AZ for a job on the Dusty A7 Ranch. He and his wife Lisa began a monthly horse auction in 1982, which is still vibrant today. Along with the auction business, they breed and raise AQHA performance horses. Nowadays, Mike writes about his life experiences and the history of “old timers” who are no longer around. His stories also include plenty of good horses that he has known throughout his life.


Scheduled events:
How the West is Fun
Dude ranches. Rodeos. Horses. The cowboy life! Come hear about the adventures roaming across the mountains, valleys and deserts in our Great American West.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Book / Movie Biz
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Johnny Boggs, Mike Robertson, Russell True
Moderator: Stuart Rosebrook

Book:
Cowboy Stories: Grit, Horses, and Faith
Book / Movie Biz
Wheatmark
ISBN 9781627870573
Paperback, 254 pages
$12.95, INSTOCK
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Mike Robertson has been writing stories and collecting memories of his life with horses for over seven decades. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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