10. He Was Originally Going To Be A Cowboy That Entered The Arena On A Horse
When WWE was trying to think of ideas for Bret in his WWE early days in 1994, one of the gimmicks they came up with was "Cowboy" Bret Hart. The gimmick would see Hart ride down to the ring on a real live horse and wear a cowboy hat on his way to the ring. Hart shot it down. Soon after, his brother-in-law Jim Neidhart was hired and they became the Hart Foundation. Since Hart is from Calgary and that city's famous for the Calgary Stampede they have every year, it was probably a case of WWE thinking that he liked that sort of thing. Hart was adamant that he wasn't into being a cowboy and really had no interest in country music. This is a story that Bret's told many times in his career, but it never made it to WWE TV. It's not like WWE wants to brag about the fact that they thought one of the best wrestlers ever should be dressing up like a Cowboy that rode a live horse on his way to the ring.
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