Don’t Be An Outlaw

January 11, 2016

Professional rodeo and barrel racing photographers are a rare breed.  With the advent of social media and sharing tools, their business has become more of an “at risk” species.    Both lack of knowledge and respect from contestants are further jeopardising the future of this profession. There’s a real problem with people using pictures without permission. […]

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Round 10 Recap

December 13, 2015

The champions were crowned on the final night of the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and what an exciting finish it was for many. The event champions were: Bareback – Steven Peebles Steer Wrestling – Hunter Cure Team Roping – Aaron Tsinigine/Kollin VonAhn  (did not rope together) Saddle Bronc – Jacobs Crawley Tie Down Roping – Caleb Smidt Barrel Racing […]

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Round 9 Recap

December 12, 2015

We are 9 rounds down with 1 to go.   In last nights action we saw several come closer to that gold buckle and a few others loose their grip on it. The biggest upset was watching Sarah Rose McDonald tip a barrel, but this opened a window for Lisa Lockhart to move up in […]

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Round 8 Recap

December 11, 2015

Round 8 of the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is in the books.   Orin Larson was back in the money with a 75.5 good enough for 4th in the round.  Clint Laye ended up with a no score after a double grab.    In the steer wrestling Tanner Milan had to cowboy up to […]

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Round 7 Recap

December 10, 2015

All the positive vibes from the North sent to Deb Guelly helped!    Deb rode Bud Light to a 6th place cheque and her most solid run of the week.     Jana Bean was another cowgirl who earned her first cheque of the week.  There were many changes in the average race, most notable […]

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Round 6 Recap

December 9, 2015

Sometimes you’re the bug, and sometimes you’re the windshield.  It was a bug kinda night for the Canadians in round 6, with none of the swarm getting in the money. In the bareback riding where an 80 point ride caught 6th hole, Clint Laye rode for 77 and Orin Larson 77.5. In the steer wrestling, […]

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Round 5 Recap

December 8, 2015

With the 5th round of the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo concluded, the contestants are half way through their 10 performance marathon.  This round was the first that all Canadian contestants were shout out of the money.   It wasn’t for lack of try however.  Both Clint Laye and Orin Larson rode in the bareback […]

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Round 4 Recap

December 7, 2015

When you’re hot you’re hot and Clint Laye is on a roll.  Placing in his third consecutive performance, the Canadian cowboy has moved to 4th in the World Standings.  “I’ve been trying to stay as calm as I can, listening to slow music before the rodeo, and just staying calm so I can think clear,” […]

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Round 3 Review

December 7, 2015

A family function took me away from my regular programming so I apologize the delay in getting round 3 up.  I’m posting now for the record and future use. Canadian Connection: Bareback: Clint Laye placed second, Orin Larson BO Steer Wrestling: Tannyer Milan 6.7 Saddle Bronc: Zeke Thurston and Tyrel Larson BO Tie Down: TJ […]

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Round 2 Recap

December 5, 2015

In round 2 of the 2015 Wrangler NFR, Canada came closer to getting all six of our contestants in the money. While Orin Larson kept himself mounted for 8 seconds, his score wasn’t enough to get in the money.  His brother Tyrel on the other hand cashed in  with a 81.5 for third in the […]

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