Dorvan Solberg

Dorvan Solberg

Born May 20, 1934 in Williston, Dorvan Solberg is an American Quarter Horse Association Director Emeritus and North Dakota Cutting Horse Association Director Emeritus. He was one of the individuals who signed on the original Articles of Incorporation of the North...
Paul Christensen

Paul Christensen

Born April 1, 1955, Paul Christensen lived the life of a cowboy. He learned the cowboy way at an early age, following in the footsteps of his father, Dr. George Christensen. He enjoyed working with horses, participating in countless cattle drives, roundups and...
Marie Tyler

Marie Tyler

Born on a farm near Moffit, Burleigh County, in 1908, Marie Cordner graduated from Bismarck High in 1926. In 1938, she married Jim Tyler in Poplar, Mont., and they began married life operating tourist cabins at the foot of Bismarck’s Memorial Bridge. Later, they ran...
Andy Moore

Andy Moore

Moore was born in 1921 at Palermo, ND, to Albert and Emily (Peterson) (Halvorson) Moore. His parents came to the area in 1908 and built their ranch with the help of their six children. Moore was educated in country schools and at Palermo High School. Moore’s love for...
John Hovde

John Hovde

John Hovde is, far and away, the ‘Horse Whisperer’ of North Dakota. Growing up on a Williams County ranch, he was already learning how to train horses at age six. The Hovde kids showed horses and cattle in 4 H. After the family moved into Williston, Hovde spent...
Don Hart

Don Hart

Donald W. ‘Don’ Hart was born October 10, 1926, in Browerville, Minnesota. He lived in the Fargo area most of his life, served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 1946 and graduated from NDSU in 1951. Don married Grace Wichmann on June 22, 1950, in Fargo, and they had three...