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November 3, 2016, Tulsa, Okla. - The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation (PHBHF) wants to remind you to make plans to come join them in remembering an iconic man who helped shape the state of Oklahoma. The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation will bring back the essence of Will Rogers, and his horse Comanche, as the Grand Marshal at this year's Will Rogers Parade, November 6, in Claremore, OK.

All are welcome to the parade, and those unable to attend the parade should still make plans to come to the Color Breeds Congress in Tulsa, OK, November 7-13 to not only watch great color breed action in the arena, but to visit the Grand Marshal horse for photo opportunities and to learn more about the Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation.

Take a look at the history of the Palomino Horse and his influence as America's Parade Horse - still recognized at the annual Rose Bowl Parade.The Palomino - America's Parade Horse.

Related: Make Plans to Come See the Essence of Will Rogers Take Another Walk Down His Hometown November 6

Related: Complete details about the Will Rogers Days this weekend


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