Five Steps to Winning $100,000 with Super Stakes Champion Leslie Willis

Running a 3-year-old barrel horse down the alleyway is a delicate art, and Leslie Willis is a master sculptor in […]

Dec 14, 2021

By Casey Allen

Jordon Briggs accepts her awards as a World Champion

One for the Record Books: Jordon Briggs is the 2021 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion

In an epic race to the wire, it was Jordon Briggs and “Rollo,” her 7-year-old sorrel gelding with a heart […]

Dec 11, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet: Round 9 Recap

Charmayne James needs no introduction in the world of barrel racing. She’s ridden many different horses down the alley at […]

Dec 11, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Twice Is Nice: Briggs and Hillman Share Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Round 9 Win

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nev., Round 8 winner Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet (“Rollo”) shared top honors with Round […]

Dec 10, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet: Round 8 Recap

Charmayne James needs no introduction in the world of barrel racing. She’s ridden many different horses down the alley at […]

Dec 10, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Vegas Headliner: Jordon Briggs Tops Round 8 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nev., Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet (“Rollo”) headlined an explosive round of barrel racing with […]

Dec 9, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

A Race to the Wire: NFR Round 8 Cheat Sheet

Charmayne James needs no introduction in the world of barrel racing. She’s ridden many different horses down the alley at […]

Dec 9, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Lucky Number 7: Hailey Kinsel Wins Round 7 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nev., Hailey Kinsel and DM Sissy Hayday wowed the capacity crowd at Thomas & Mack Center […]

Dec 8, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet: Round No. 6 Recap

World Standings Leader Hailey Kinsel Round 6: 13.55 Round Winnings: $21,336.32 Total NFR Earnings: $73,138.09 World Standings Earnings: $186,666.68 Average: 3 World Standings: 1 Charmayne’s […]

Dec 8, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Saebens Snags Round 6 Win at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, presented by Teton Ridge

It was a rapid night of barrel racing for the ladies of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association here at the […]

Dec 7, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Round No. 6 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet

World Standings Leader Hailey Kinsel Round 5: 13.53 Round Winnings: $21,336.32 Total NFR Earnings: $51,801.77 World Standings Earnings: $165,330.36 Average: 6 World Standings: 1 Charmayne’s […]

Dec 7, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

All The Pretty Horses

Cheyenne Wimberley was just a kid when she made her first two trips to the National Finals Rodeo in 1997 […]

Dec 7, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Emily Miller-Beisel and Namgis D33 Top Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Go-Round No. 5

Professional barrel racer Emily Miller-Beisel owned round No. 5 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo barrel racing at Thomas & […]

Dec 6, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Round No. 5 Wrangler NFR Cheat Sheet

Having ridden a number of different horses — “Pecan,” “Quaker,” “Slider,” and “Sparky” just to name a few — down […]

Dec 6, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Wenda Johnson and Steal Money.

Stealin’ the Money: Wenda Johnson and Steal Money Top Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Go-Round No. 4

Two-time qualifier Wenda Johnson, of Pawhuska, Okla., expertly guided 5-year-old Steal Money (“Moe”), owned by Tres Mesa Horses of Fort […]

Dec 5, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley