Mary Kaye is a native born Texan and as a young woman ventured off to Utah where she "married her a cowboy." Her husband’s family has deep Western roots that go back six generations. She now resides on a century old pioneer homestead in central Utah where her large family is involved in cowboying, horse training, and all things Western. She is a multiple award winning singer and songwriter and was recently recognized by True West Magazine as “Best Solo Musician” of the year as well as being selected to receive a Spur Award for Best Western Song from the Western Writer's of America. She has also received, from the Western Music Association, the 2012 "Song of the Year" award with cowboy poet Les Buffham. Mary Kaye is the Academy of Western Artists' 2011 Western Female Performer of the Year and the Western Music Association’s 2010 Female Vocalist of the Year. Her latest album, No Wilder Place, was enthusiastically reviewed by the Western Horseman and the American Cowboy magazines and debuted on the Western music charts at #1.
CowboyPoetry.com celebrates our Western heritage and today's working West, dedicated to preserving our important history and to promoting the Western arts that carry on those traditions. It's a part of the non-profit Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry. The Center was formed to serve a mostly rural and underserved community of Western writers, musicians, and artists; to help preserve Western and Cowboy Poetry and its associated arts; to offer a central resource for poets, libraries, schools, and the public; and to educate the public about the history and value of Western and Cowboy Poetry and its associated arts.
Our horses have a mission. Our mission at Step Up Into T.L.C. focuses on bringing smiles, fostering therapeutic healing, both emotionally and physically and building self-confidence and social skills through people interaction with our horses.Our program provides this opportunity to children and adults with special needs, at risk youth, elderly/senior groups and the terminally ill.