Rodeo Articles

Buckaroo Buys: Wild Lace Beadwork and Leatherwork

January 31, 2019
Savanna Simmons

Handbags have always been an object of affection within fashion, and Lacey Swayne’s handmade handbags have become sought after in the western fashion world. She grew up in small town Gordon, Nebraska, where she still lives and works as an Ag Loan Officer at First National Bank. After graduating from Chadron State College, she purchased […]


Barrel Horse On the Loose Q&A

January 24, 2019
Savanna Simmons

Yesterday bore witness to the cowboy corner of the internet watching a video of a barrel horse that got loose at the Ft. Worth Stock Show and Rodeo and ran a nearly-clean barrel pattern all on her own, with one small, understandable slip-up at barrel two. Whenever I see something like this, I feel like […]


Art Of The Cowgirl

January 18, 2019
Tiffany Schwenke

ART OF THE COWGIRL 2019 encompasses the art, heart and soul of cowgirls in ways artists are drawn to emulate.  Then — in miraculously wonderful ways, because of funds generated through ART OF THE COWGIRL —  doors open for them to fulfill those longings! Their inspiration can be rewarded and enabled through Fellowship Programs those funds […]


70th Annual SDQHA Banquet and Meeting


January 2, 2019
Savanna Simmons

For the second year, South Dakota Quarter Horse Association will be honoring breeders within Mount Rushmore State for their great contributions to AQHA. Jim Taylor, of Huron, will be recognized as the cumulative 50-year breeder, Bob and Karen Meyer, of Glad Valley will be honored as the producer of the year, and the horse of […]


Art of the Cowgirl with Coupon Code

December 31, 2018
Savanna Simmons

A unique event is in the works in Phoenix, Arizona, in February that fine art-lovers, horsemanship-connoisseurs, avid- or hopeful-craftsman, and cowboys, cowgirls, and ranchers can’t miss. Art of the Cowgirl, slated for Feb. 8 to 10 at Corona Ranch, is designed by Tammy Pate. The idea stemmed from Tammy’s own quest for knowledge and experience […]


Diamonds In The Desert Horse Sale Recap

December 29, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

Diamonds in the Desert Inaugural Performance Horse Sale sets the bar high and already has horse people excited about next year’s sale! The sale was held December 13 at Plaza Hotel & Casino in the showroom. 68 horses were sold. Here is the recap told by Codi Gines. The number of buyers at the Meet […]


Diamonds In The Desert Performance Horse Sale

November 30, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

  Diamonds In The Desert Performance Horse Sale is a new and exciting sale!  The sale is happening in Las Vegas, Nevada during the WNFR at the Plaza Hotel, December 13th at 1pm! MM Auction Services, LLC owned and operated by high school rodeo sweethearts, Colby and Codi Gines of Powell, Wyoming are more than delighted […]


Housing Horses on the Rodeo Road

November 26, 2018
Jenn Zeller

I have spent plenty of time taking down, and setting up, small, electric (hot-wire), enclosures for my horses while on the rodeo road. They’re not entirely unhandy. My fencer is battery powered, lightweight, and small which makes it pretty easy to travel with. BUT… When I was at the WPRA World Finals in Texas last […]


Jake Zielke – The Lost Cowboy- Part 1 – Australia

November 10, 2018
Tiffany Schwenke

Being adventurous and working with livestock all around the world is something most people dream about, but Jake Zielke has made it into a reality. Join along with us as we tell about his adventures in this series; Jake Zielke- The Lost Cowboy. Australia “This is where you get out.” The pilot said as he […]


Circle the Wagons: Peterson Family

October 24, 2018
Savanna Simmons

A person doesn’t need to meet the Peterson family to know just how wonderful, kind, Godly, and loved they are. The Petersons, from Paradise, Arizona, lost their 17-year-old son Quirt to a ranch accident about a month ago. Quirt was the oldest of four kids and was, quite clearly, a hand, and a kind kid. […]