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More than a figure from the past, the Wells Fargo stagecoach is a symbol of always driving forward that we work toward every day.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota

The Music Man – Children’s Performing Arts

Event type: Concord Coach Display
Date: June 18, 2019
Time: All Day
Location: White Bear Lake, MN

Regina, Saskatchewan

Canada’s Farm Progress Show

Event type: Concord Coach Display
Date: June 19, 2019
Time: All Day
Location: Regina, SK, Canada

Houston, Texas

Miller Outdoor Theater presents A Gulf Coast Juneteenth

Event type: Concord Coach Display
Date: June 19, 2019
Time: All Day
Location: Houston, TX

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  • Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver Alan
    Alan

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    The Music Man – Children’s Performing Arts

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 18, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: White Bear Lake, MN

    Regina, Saskatchewan

    Canada’s Farm Progress Show

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 19, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: Regina, SK, Canada

    Houston, Texas

    Miller Outdoor Theater presents A Gulf Coast Juneteenth

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 19, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: Houston, TX
  • Al

    White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    The Music Man – Children’s Performing Arts

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 18, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: White Bear Lake, MN

    Regina, Saskatchewan

    Canada’s Farm Progress Show

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 19, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: Regina, SK, Canada

    Houston, Texas

    Miller Outdoor Theater presents A Gulf Coast Juneteenth

    Event type: Concord Coach Display
    Date: June 19, 2019
    Time: All Day
    Location: Houston, TX

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Alan Texas
Driver’s Name: Alan

Located in: Texas

Markets Covered: Southern US

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 19 years

Most Interesting Experience: Traveling to London in 2012 to represent Wells Fargo in the Lord Mayor’s Parade.

Fun Fact: I have been a professional trick rider and hitch driver since the age of 12. I have appeared as the Winston Man and the Marlboro Man, and have served as a stunt double and technical adviser for Clint Eastwood.

Horse Type: American Quarter Horses and American Paint Horses

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Al Texas

Driver’s Name: Al

Located in: Texas

Markets Covered: Texas

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 20 Years

Most Interesting Experience: Driving Dale Robertson and other stars on the stagecoach at the John Wayne Cancer Foundation Fundraiser in Abilene, Texas.

Fun Facts: I restore and build stagecoaches

Horse Type: Quarter Horse

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Paul

Driver’s Name: Paul

Located in: California

Markets Covered: California

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 46 years

Most Interesting Experience: Driving cross country for the Nixon Inaugural parade and outriding in it. Hauling the California Governor Pete Wilson to open cross town freeway in Stockton, California.

Fun Facts: I belong to Back Country Horsemen, Riding and Driving Society, Red Wing Collectors Club & Farm Bureau. Collect antique trucks and John Deere two-cylinders. My other job is a cattle rancher.

Horse Type: Percheron/Standard Bred cross

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Rod

Driver’s Name: Rod

Located in: California

Markets Covered: California

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 24 years

Most Interesting Experience: Participating in the Fourth of July parades are so special and rewarding for me because they bring a part of the history of the West and this great nation of ours back to life.

Fun Fact: I love to see the smiles on the faces and hear the cheers for the stagecoach and horses. For some, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The kids are always amazed and awestruck seeing the horses up close and the sounds of the wheels rolling and chains clinking.

Horse Type: Standard Bred/Quarter Horse crosses. Dark Bay in color, most of them rescues.

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - George

Driver’s Name: George

Located in: California

Markets Covered: California

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 25 years

Most Interesting Experience: Pulling one of the largest floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade with 10 Belgian Horses.

Fun Facts: It’s a family tradition: My wife and son also drive the stagecoach. Plus we complete in other horse events.

Horse Type: Quarter Horse cross, Mustangs

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Troy

Driver’s Name: Troy

Located in: Arizona

Markets Covered: Arizona

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 3 years

Most Interesting Experience: Taking our 8-horse hitch of shires in 2009 to Milwaukee circus parade.

Fun Facts: Ran living historic farm with our shires for about 23 years. Put up all their hay, grain, and corn with the horses.

Horse Type: Percheron/Morgan cross and Sorrel Quarter Horse

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Jimmy Texas

Driver’s Name: Jimmy

Located in: Texas

Markets Covered: Texas

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 4 years

Most Interesting Experience: Seeing a street sweeper coming down the street toward the horses before the parade was over.

Fun Facts: I love talking to people about the stagecoaches.

Horse Type: None at this time.

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Michael

Driver’s Name: Michael

Located in: Oregon

Markets Covered: Oregon

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 16 years

Most Interesting Experience: Meeting other drivers and sharing stories, knowledge, and lore.

Fun Facts: I grew up on a farm in southeastern Minnesota, where we used horsepower. At the age of 9, I could hitch 5 horses to a grain binder and do a man’s work.

Horse Type: American Warmbloods, in particular Georgian Grandes, a breeding blend of Saddlebred and draft horse

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Ty

Driver’s Name: Ty

Located in: Iowa

Markets Covered: Iowa

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 10 years

Most Interesting Experience: Participating in and witnessing behind the scenes of Wells Fargo photo shoots.

Fun Facts: Horses have been a part of my life since I was 2.

Horse type: Quarter Horses

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Mike

Driver’s Name: Mike

Located in: Minnesota

Markets Covered: Minnesota

Number of Years Driving Coaches for Wells Fargo: 15 years

Most Interesting Experience: No two days are the same. I’m saving the good stuff for my book.

Fun Fact: I built my first carriage in high school shop class. A friend said, “Bet your going to drive that in the midsummer parade.” I’ve never looked back.

Horse type: Percheron/Quarter Horse cross

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