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|October 22, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RFD-TV) With the conclusion of the PRCA’s regular season, comes recognition of the animal athletes so important to the sport of professional rodeo. This year, the award for Bareback Horse of the Year has been given. Watch the clip to the right to find out who walked away with the honor.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Clay McCallie started riding bucking ponies when he was 4.
At 5-foot-4 and 130 pounds, McCallie, 43, knew from the day he was born that he wanted to ride bulls, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.
He was in the top 25 bull riders in the world in 1993. A year later, a bad ride resulted in……….Read More
Headlight Deming News
SILVER CITY – The accolades are nice, but the reason Pete Carr produces rodeos is found deep in his love for the sport.
Over the years, Pete Carr’s Classic Pro Rodeo has been recognized as one of the top livestock firms in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys’ Association. Last year alone, Carr was nominated for the prestigious honor of Stock Contractor of the Year; meanwhile, 27 Carr animals were selected to perform at ProRodeo’s grand finale, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.……….Read More
The Franklin Sun
The sport of rodeo has a great history in this neck of the woods.
The tradition continues this weekend as the 57th annual Deep South PRCA Rodeo hits town. Festivities are set to begin Thursday, July 31 and run through Saturday, Aug. 2, at Deep South Rodeo Arena in Winnsboro. The action starts at 8 p.m. each night
The annual Rodeo Parade will run through downtown…………Read More
The job of a PRCA stock contractor is a difficult one, with 1,000 moving pieces to a business that is often thankless and downright hard.
From buying, breeding and raising stock to producing rodeos and managing a large staff of workers, the duties of a contractor are numerous and varied. It can be a tough way to make a living, but the business is a labor of love they wouldn’t trade for anything………..Read More
Grand Lake News
CLAREMORE, Okla. – Members of the Will Rogers Round Up Club know what it takes to put on a high-quality event.
They also know when it’s time to lean on a little expert advice when they can. That’s one reason members of the volunteer rodeo committee sought out the expertise of Pete Carr Pro Rodeo, a livestock firm with some of the most talented hands in the game……….Read More
The Country Life
HEMPSTEAD, Texas – By Ted Harbin – The Waller County Fair is more than a local gathering; it’s an exposition in every sense of the word.
Hempstead is a thriving community of 6,000 people just 50 miles northwest of downtown Houston. Over the course of nine days each fall, it’s a boomtown with loads of entertainment. That’s the way organizers have planned things since last fall, and it’s why so many people continue to make it a hotspot………..Read More
World of Rodeo
HEMPSTEAD, Texas – By Ted Harbin -The Texas stars are big and bright, and they’re going to shine during Hempstead’s rodeo.
Many of the top ProRodeo athletes are expected to be part of the lineup at this year’s Waller County Fair and Rodeo, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2-Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Waller County Fairgrounds in Hempstead.
Those stars will be made up of world champions………Read More
Tri-State Livestock News
FORT WORTH – Just as Kaycee Feild and Will Lowe battled all of last season and into the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo last December, there they were knocking heads to the very end of the Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo on Feb. 4.
Lowe, the three-time world champion from Canyon, TX, entered the final night at the Will Rogers Coliseum tied for the lead with Winn……….Read More