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8
Dec

CORT SCHEER SETS SADDLE BRONC RECORD WITH 92pt RIDE ON LARRY CULPEPPER

Photo by Tom Donoghue

LAS VEGAS – Two days ago, before the 60th edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo opened, saddle bronc rider Cort Scheer was sitting in ninth place and ready to make his first Finals appearance since 2015.  Over the next two days, Scheer has won back-to-back rounds, posted a round record, won $62,462 and climbed all the way to third in the 2018 PRCA | RAM World Standings. Read more »

20
Apr

The 2015 LONGINES FEI World CupTM Jumping Final Goes to Guerdat

Switzerland, France, Ireland and United States Top Four

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 19, 2015 – Three days of intense competition and four demanding rounds, two of them today, in a tight indoor arena with enthusiastic crowds – these are the elements that make for superb sport. After forty-nine rounds over Anthony D’Ambrosio’s courses in the FEI World CupTM Jumping Final III, only six were without fault. Riding a mare that he’s competed on for less than a year, Swiss rider Steve Guerdat earned the LONGINES FEI World CupTM Jumping Final title of Champion. Read more »

20
Apr

United States Places Three in Top Ten at Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final

Las Vegas, N.V. – The 2015 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final concluded this afternoon with United States jumping elevating its status on the world stage, placing five athletes in the top 20, including three in the top 10. Twenty-nine starters came into the Thomas & Mack Center Arena in Las Vegas, N.V. for Round I with 20 moving forward to Round II, taking on two challenging tracks set by course designer Anthony D’Ambrosio. On a day when clear rounds were at a premium, the U.S. contingent proved its mettle.

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17
Apr

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final 2014/2015 – Competition 1

Las Vegas (USA), 16 April 2015
Irish wonderboy, Bertram Allen, wins first round of Longines Final with Molly Malone
by Louise Parkes
Ireland’s Bertram Allen and the brilliant grey mare, Molly Malone, won the opening Speed competition of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2015 Final at the Thomas & Mack arena in Las Vegas, USA tonight. With a performance that mirrored his surprise success on the opening day of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy, France last September where he eventually placed individually seventh, the German-based 19-year-old simply left the rest trailing in his wake when going 32nd in the field of 40 starters. 

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21
Mar

GEORGE STRAIT & GARTH BROOKS TO PERFORM TOGETHER AS A TRIBUTE TO DICK CLARK AT THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

ENCINO, CA (March 20, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced today that George Strait and Garth Brooks, the two most recent ACM Artist of the Decade Award recipients, will perform together for the first time in history to pay tribute to Dick Clark at the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7 (8:00 PM-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read more »