Rodeo Articles

AQHA Stallion JD Look

April 15, 2015
Lynn Kohr

In my travels around the western USA, I am always on the lookout for a standout combination when seeking a stallion. One that has the speed and the mind.  I want to have extra speed and quiet speed, yet with thoughtfulness and forwardness…low to the ground slipping along. Touchet, WA is the home of Brad […]

Horse Sale and Collegiate Riding Competition in Bozeman.

March 26, 2015
Jessie Salter

Equine students at Montana State University and the University of Montana Western will be selling more than 30 young horses on Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11, as part of the Top of the West Horse Sale at the Copper Spring Ranch near Bozeman. Sponsored by the Equine Boosters of MSU, the annual sale […]

Big, Bad Bucking Horses

March 17, 2015
Rachel Larsen

If the title of this post hadn’t given it away, you might not guess the friendly horses pictured below are actually bucking horses.  These photos were taken on January 1st, the day before a big WSRRA sanctioned stock saddle bronc riding in Torrington, Wyoming.  My son was playing on the ice in the horse pasture, when […]

2014 NFR Contestants

November 2, 2014
Jessie Salter

My dad asked me this morning where he could find the contestant list for this year’s National Finals Rodeo.  I said, “Hold on Dad. I’ll find it quick and email it to Mom.”  Well, it didn’t really happen as quick as I’d like it to.  So, I figured we’d better post this exciting information here.  […]


October 12, 2014
Jessie Salter

This year’s AQHA horses of the year have been announced. The top three in each of the 6 events were chosen with several new comers to the prestigious award. BARREL RACING 1. Wonders Cowboy Dan (Cowboy), owner H.Q Bass 2. Dasher Dude (Rootie), owner Britany Diaz 3. Guys Six Pack to Go (Six Pack), owner […]

Ranch Rodeos

October 3, 2014

As the ranch rodeo season comes to a close, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite photos taken during the White Sulphur Springs Ranch Rodeo where Rose Cattle Company had a team.     Photos taken by Phlat Phlee Photography

1st Annual Routier Ranch Super Horse Challenge

September 4, 2014
Bailee Murnion

This past weekend I competed at an event unlike any other I had ever competed in: The 1st Annual Routier Ranch Super Horse Challenge held at Riley and Jessica Routier’s in Buffalo, SD. This event was a new concept that the Routier’s decided to host in order to highlight performance horses that are competitive in 5 different […]

Best Seat in the House

August 4, 2014
Terryn Drieling

For each of the last seven years, I have watched the Double A Feeds Ranch Rodeo and Hubbard Ranch Bronc Riding from the crow’s nest as a timer.  I have watched many a ranch rodeo from the stands, and while it is most definitely entertaining, it just doesn’t have the same feel as watching from […]

NHSRA Finals Champions Crowned

July 31, 2014
Jessie Salter

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – After a week of competition that featured more than 1,500 contestants from all across the United States, Canada and Australia, the 2014 National High School Finals Rodeo National Champions were crowned on Saturday night at the Sweetwater Events Complex. The top 20 contestants based on their two-head average times and scores […]

National Day of the Cowboy

July 26, 2014
Jessie Salter

As some of you may know, today is the 10th Annual National Day of the Cowboy.  It’s recognized by the United States Congress,  to encourage people to observe the day with appropriate activities and ceremonies.  Well, it is July after all, and I’d be willing to bet that most cowboys are cutting hay, fixing fence, […]