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Johnny DeWayne Newton

Empty Saddles

Johnny was born on October 20,1942 in Grapevine Texas.

Grew up around Ronnie Hilton and Walt Garrison and started bulldogging.

1960’s Joined R.C.A., rodeoed through the 70’s.


  • won major rodeos including Dallas.
  • Set a record 3 flat in San Angelo, TX.
  • 1st recipient of Sid Boston Memorial, Pine Bluff, AR.
  • Went to NFR same year, winning back-to-back rounds

1990 Began training cutting horses

  • Won Cutting Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, OH
  • Top 10 in the world.