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Bull Rider Benton Takes Home Healthy Haul

LAS VEGAS – Entering the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER, Trey Benton III was feeling healthy.
After Round 1 of the WNFR, Benton was feeling fantastic.
The bull rider from Rock Island, Texas, scored 90 points on Big Stone Rodeo Inc’s Mortimer to win the first round on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Thomas & Mack Center. Read more


FRANKLIN RODEO: Brothers in Rodeo from College Grove

Franklin, Tenn. (May 15, 2017) – Luke and Houston Herbert have become rodeo cowboys, like their dad.

The brothers, natives of College Grove, are bareback riders, like their dad, Joey, and will ride at the Franklin Rodeo May 18-20 at the Williamson Co. Ag Expo Center. Read more


ProRodeo Hall of Fame announces 2017 class

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Randy Corley, an 11-time PRCA Announcer of the Year, joins five world champions to headline the 12-member 2017 induction class for the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, which was announced Tuesday. Read more


Bull Riders take center stage at National Western on Monday

By Susan Kanode
For the National Western Stock Show

DENVER (January 17, 2017) — Jake Brown’s 2016 season got a big boost when he won the bareback riding title at the National Western Stock Show Rodeo.
He’s back in Denver this year and working towards a similar result. Brown rode here on Monday afternoon scoring 74 points. He had his second horse on Tuesday night where he wowed the crowd with an 85.5 point effort. Read more


Nogueira’s all-around title headlines Round 10 madness

LAS VEGAS – It’s party time in Brazil – and for good reason.
A country with deep rodeo roots finally has its first world champion in Junior Nogueira.  The team roping heeler won the all-around gold buckle during the 10th and final night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER.  “I’m very happy, and not just for myself, but for my family, friends and everyone in Brazil,” Nogueira said. “I hope this gives kids in Brazil, and around the world, inspiration that anything is possible if you put your trust in God.” Read more »