Rodeo Articles

PRCA Rodeo Standings

January 11, 2016

PRCA Rodeo Standings Unofficial through Jan. 4, 2016 Bareback Riding 1. George Gillespie IV, Hamilton, Mont. $7,187 2. J.R. Vezain, Cowley, Wyo. 6,215 3. Tanner Aus, Granite Falls, Minn. 5,375 4. Evan Jayne, Marseille, France 4,908 5. Buck Lunak, Cut Bank, Mont. 3,518 6. Blade Elliott, Livingston, Ala. 3,436 7. Grant Denny, Minden, Nev. 2,737 […]

2015 Windham Weaponry High Performance PRCA World Standings

December 17, 2015
Maria Tibbetts

PRCA Year-End Top 5 For a list of the top 20, check out the standings on Tri-State Livestock News. All-around 1. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas    $518,011 2. JoJo LeMond, Andrews, Texas    261,281 3. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas    257,777 4. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas    221,340 5. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev.    216,181 Bareback Riding 1. Steven Peebles, […]

2015 Wrangler NFR Line Up

December 3, 2015
Jessie Salter

Who is ready for 10 full days of NFR action?  It’s going to be extra exciting this year as the rodeo pay off has gone from $6.3 million to $8.8 million this year.  That means it really could be anyone’s game! The pressure is on for these cowboys and cowgirls, and here is the line […]

Conformation First, Then Pedigree and Color

November 30, 2015
Jan Swan Wood

The following is one of those “just my opinion” pieces, so don’t get your tail in a crack over it if it hits a little close to the target. With that said, here goes. I follow many sites on the internet, both on Facebook and other sources. Most of those sites have something to do […]


November 16, 2015
Tayler Teichert

A year ago I still thought that a hashtag was a number sign or a pound sign. Then I realized that this # was just a warning that someone’s space bar was broken and I was going to have a hard time reading their sentence that was all mashed together.  I was very anti-hashtag, I […]

Balancing Your Ride

October 15, 2015
Jenn Zeller

I know that I have talked a lot about being precise, and consistent, making a plan. But it occurs to me every time I head to the warm up pen at a barrel race, that most folks tend to go left a lot more than right. It got me thinking: Why is this? Is it […]

Don’t Be Scared To Lose Your Rope

August 20, 2015
Jolyn Young

I’d been working on a ranch in Nevada for a few months, but I was still timid about roping outside. Then one day I overheard my boss tell someone “And apparently I’m the only one around here who can neck anything.” I knew I needed to do something different, but I was intimidated. What if […]

Raise Your Eyes Up. Your Horse Will Follow.

July 29, 2015
Lynn Kohr

When picking your way down a steep, loose rocked, switch-backed and narrow trail, it is oh so tempting to look down. It is hard to look forward to the next step.   Galloping up to an imposing, high jump, it is so very easy to look at the rail, and unnatural to look up and […]

Powder River Days

July 24, 2015
Rachel Larsen

The second weekend in June in Sheridan, Wyoming was packed with cowboy activities to entertain the entire family. The fourth annual Powder River Days kicked off with a day of ranch horse classes, followed on Sunday by loads of roping and ranch bronc riding. Powder River Days organized by  Toby Vineyard, with the help of […]

She’s Gone Country

July 22, 2015
Tayler Teichert

It isn’t the place that makes the place… it’s the people. I met Megan Vosburgh in Nebraska and she made me love the place. She has traveled all over the world following her dreams and getting an education. I am sure everywhere she has been she has made people love where they are, because they […]