Awards and Honors
Jerry Diaz’s dedication and skill have earned him numerous accolades and awards. He is a lifetime member and director of the National Western Stock Show and the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.
In 2004, Jerry was inducted into the Texas Trail of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. The trail of fame recognizes those who have made a significent contribution to the western lifestyle and heritage.
Jerry has earned several awards throughout his career, including the Federation of Charros’ Golden Spur Award. The Golden Spur Award recognizes those who personify the strict charro traditions and skills in horsemanship.
Recognized throughout the world for his abilities, Jerry has been featured in several publications and television specials. His television appearances include Good Morning America, PBS’s National Education Services and various appearances on Telemundo and Univision. Jerry’s talents and skills have been featured in the American Quarterhorse Journal, Time Magazine and Newsweek.
On June 1, 2006 Jerry was recognized for his dedication to the cowboy tradition at Ford Motor Company’s San Antonio VIP Reception for the IMAX film, “Ride Around the World – The Amazing Global Journey of the Cowboy.”
On October 20, 2005, Charro Jerry Diaz was honored with induction to the National Cowboys of Color Museum & Hall of Fame. For more information, please visit: cowboysofcolor.org