Her name was Louise Massey Mabie, but was called Louise Massey.
She performed with the group called the Westerners. Grew up with
her family on a ranch in New Mexico. Said to have been riding the
range at an age when most girls were just learning to stand up
on their roller skates.
They said she knew how to handle a rope and had won several prizes
in fancy riding at southwestern rodeo events.
Timeline and Trivia Notes
- Dot and Allen Massey, both of the Westerners were her brothers.
- Married to Milt Mabie, also with the Westerners
- Daughter, named Joy
- Was 14 years old when she won her first horse race at a Texas rodeo