Pat North Ommert
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Pat North Ommert
October 12, 1929
Bell, California, U.S.
|Occupation||stuntwoman, trick rider|
|Spouse(s)||Willard D. Ommert|
(1947-his death 2004)
Pat North Ommert (born October 12, 1929) is a skilled rodeo trick rider. She performed as a stunt double in numerous films and toured the world with the Wild West shows through the 1940s and 60s.
- 2000 California Professional Horsemen’s Association Lifetime Achievement Award
- 2016 Inducted into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas.
- 1954 picture, A Star is Born stunt double.
- Performed at the Madison Square Garden 56 times
- Performed at the Boston Garden.
- Performed at the Powder Puff Derbies at the Agua Caliente Racetrack in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
- Performed in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Rodeo Roman races
Pat North Ommert was born Pat North on October 12, 1929, in Bell, California, and is the second daughter of Bob and Vera North. Her mother was a notable trick rider, who had performed in the Hawaiian Islands with the E.K. Fernandez Wild West Show. Ommert began performing at age 16. She married veterinarian Willard D. Ommert (died 2004) in 1947.
- "Cowgirl Grit". HorseCity.com. February 9, 2019. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
- "California Veterinarian Willard D. Ommert Dies". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
- "Soul Sisters At The Cowgirl Museum And Hall Of Fame". Cowgirl Magazine. cowgirlmagazine.com. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
- "Pat North Ommert". Cowgirl Hall of Fame & Museum. cowgirl.net. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
- "Back When They Bucked with Pat Ommert - The Rodeo News". The Rodeo News. May 19, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
- @newezra, Style Hatch - http://stylehatch.co | @stylehatch / Jonathan Moore - http://jonathanmoore.com | (August 11, 2018). "The 'Cowgirl Grit' of Pat North Ommert". Cowgirl Cravings.
- Pat North Ommert, A Life in the Saddle, A Pony! Documentary
- Pat North Ommert - Life in the Saddle, a collage of photos and videos
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