Month: August 27, 2014

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American Royal preparing for festival with youth as the beneficiary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Every move made inside the American Royal complex is specifically designed for the association’s mission. As the foundation that holds the footing for everything involved in the American Royal and its fall festival, the mission is to promote and celebrate the excellence in agricultural progress and develop future generations of leaders[...]
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Trainers shooting for finale

COLT STARTING CHALLENGE TO HAVE ITS FINALS IN VEGAS DURING COWBOY FANFEST STILLWATER, Okla. – There is tremendous excitement centering around the unique Colt Starting Challenge USA. The new venture features horse trainers showing off their natural horsemanship skills over a two-day contest. The word is getting out, and the popularity of the events is[...]
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Event challenges horse trainers

COMPETITION WILL BRING TOGETHER TOP HORSEMEN WORKING WITH NOVICE ANIMALS STILLWATER, Okla. – For centuries, training horses has been a major part of ranch work worldwide. The key, all horsemen say, comes in the early stages of a colt’s development. “The funnest time of training horses is the first few days,” said Victor Sundquist, a[...]
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Champs crowned in Lovington

LOVINGTON, N.M. – Trevor Brazile owns 19 world championships and a countless number of individual rodeo titles. J.R. Vezain doesn’t own any gold buckles just yet, but he’s got all the talent, drive and, now, the ride equipment to make a move for that elusive title. During Saturday’s final night of the Lea County Fair[...]
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Tutor takes lead on Dirty Jacket

LOVINGTON, N.M. – Dirty Jacket is a special bucking horse, and nobody in ProRodeo knows that better than bareback rider Bill Tutor. “If you do your job right, he’s taking you to the pay window every time if not winning it,” said Tutor, a second-year pro from Huntsville, Texas. “I finished second in Eagle (Colo.)[...]
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Champ races into circuit lead

DUNCAN, Okla. – The rodeo trail can be rugged. Cowboys, cowgirls and their equine partners spend hours, even days, driving cross country chasing their gold-buckle dreams. It’s a tough life, but one most wouldn’t trade for the world. They’re competitors, and the rodeo road leads to championships. Across the Plains, many seek the coveted title[...]
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