Stagecoach Events2019-05-20T15:52:48-04:00

Stagecoach Events

Once a symbol of good things to come for American pioneers, today the Wells Fargo stagecoaches bring smiles to faces across the country.

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Fresno, California

Central California Women’s Conference

Event type: Concord Coach Display
Date: September 16, 2019 - September 17, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Fresno, California
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Fresno, California

Central California Women’s Conference

Event type: Concord Coach Display
Date: September 16, 2019 - September 17, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Fresno, California
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Meet the drivers

It takes training, skill, care, and a very special bond between horses and humans to bring history to life.

  • Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver Alan
    Alan

    Driver’s Name: Alan

    Number of years: 19

    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

  • Al

    Driver’s Name: Al

    Located in: Texas

    Number of years: 20

    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 - Michael
Driver’s Name: Michael

Located in: Oregon

Number of years: 16

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 - Paul

Driver’s Name: Paul

Located in: California

Number of years: 46

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 - Ty

Driver’s Name: Ty

Located in: Iowa

Number of years: 10

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 - Alan Texas

Driver’s Name: Alan

Located in: Texas

Number of years: 19

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 - Rod

Driver’s Name: Rod

Located in: California

Number of years: 24

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

Number of years: 25

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

Number of years: 15

Most interesting experience: Driving chuck wagons at the Houston rodeo.

Fun facts: I love to travel with the stagecoach.

Horse type: Quarter Horses

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Jimmy Texas

Driver’s Name: Jimmy

Located in: Texas

Number of years: 4

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 - Gary Colorado

Driver’s Name: Gary

Located in: Colorado

Number of years: 15

Most interesting experience: Driving chuck wagons at the Houston rodeo.

Fun facts: I love to travel with the stagecoach.

Horse type: Quarter Horses

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Driver - Al Texas

Driver’s Name: Al

Located in: Texas

Number of years: 20

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 - Mike

Driver’s Name: Mike

Located in: Minnesota

Number of years: 15

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 you’re going to drive that in the midsummer parade.” I’ve never looked back.

Horse type: Percheron/Quarter Horse cross

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