About Cowboy Ted

"Cowboy" Ted Hallisey grew up on a small ranch with horses and farm animals in Big Bear Lake, California. His maternal grandmother was a member of the Algonquin Tribe of Canada, making him both a cowboy and an Indian. His passion is to educate children about healthy lifestyles using his experience as a Rodeo participant and his rural upbringing.

He has visited with over 275,000 students to share his message, and his goal is to reach 1 million. He is the founder of Cowboy Ted's Foundation for Kids and holds a Master of Education degree in Health, PE & Recreation. Ted has worked in radio, taught elementary school PE and served as a college instructor.

The long-time educator has written 12 books for kids and hosts video programs. He is a frequent presenter at school assemblies and health conferences across the United States. Cowboy Ted has three sons, a daughter and two grandchildren. They have several animals and live in a log house in the Rocky Mountains.

Cowboy Ted's Foundation for Kids is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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