Showing posts from February, 2018

Tyler Bingham Hangs On to Win Casa Ford Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding

Casa Ford Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding presented by Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino  Tuff Hedeman returned to his hometown to celebrate the 75thAnniversary of the El Paso County Coliseum with his signature style two hour action packed invitational bull riding which kept fans and the World Champion athletes on the edge of their seats as the four-time World Champion and pro rodeo Hall of Famer delivered on his local promise of bringing what he knows the fans want to see – great bull rides and high scores. 
At the end of the night in El Paso it was two Utah cowboy bull riding brothers, Tim and Tyler Bingham who battled it out for the win and in the driver’s seat was Tyler Bingham, who had the fans ecstatic as he literally hung on to the side of 169 Crimson King (Melton Bull Co) in the final Shoot Out round and took home the bulk of the $30,000 prize money, a new pair of Lucchese boots, a Resistol western hat and the first Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour custom engraved trophy buckle .  “It wasn…

Bull Riding Ninja to Compete in American Ninja Warrior – Season 10

Bull Riding Ninja to Compete in American Ninja Warrior – Season 10 BA Ninja Warrior Gym Grand Opening this Saturday to Celebrate!
Fans of American Ninja Warrior (ANW) and professional bull riding, America’s most extreme sport, will once more get to see two of their favorite passions collide when Oklahoma’s own Venn Johns, THE Bull Riding Ninja, returns to American Ninja Warrior this year to compete in ANW’s Season 10. 
Johns, owner and operator of the brand new, state of the art American Ninja Warrior training facility in Broken Arrow, OK, is returning to ANW – Season 10 with renewed determination. During his 2017 ANW – Season 9 competition, Johns, in spite of not quite making it to the finals in Las Vegas, so impressed producers with his story, background, overall ability and coarse skills that they invited him to Las Vegas to serve as an “obstacles tester” for Season 9 Finals and to return for Season 10 competition. 
“I have been hoping for the call and training for this moment since…

The American Dream Comes True for Three Qualifiers Who Split The Million Dollar Purse at RFD-TV’S The American presented by DISH

The home of the Dallas Cowboys became home to the world’s best cowboys and cowgirls today, Sunday, Feb. 25, as turf turned into dirt for the world’s richest one-day rodeo. RFD-TV’s The American, Presented by DISH payed-out $2 million dollars to the best athletes in PRCA, PBR and WPRA, and those who earned their spot as a qualifier, making the American dream come true for three athletes who advanced out of the semi-finals to split the million dollar purse. 

Four-time PRCA world champion Kaycee Feild, six-time world champion steer wrestler Matt Reeves and ERA champion Cort Scheer all three took home $433,333 checks to split the million dollar prize as competitors who advanced from the semi-finals. Invitee’s Taci Bettis, Junior Nogueira and Kaleb Driggers, reigning PBR World Champion Jess Lockwood,  defending American Tie-Down Roping Champion Marty Yates earned $100,000 checks. 
Nogueira told the press he missed out on his late father’s Brazilian Hall of Fame induction ceremony for a cha…


TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY DEBUTS INTERNATIONAL BEEF ACADEMY Applications for the inaugural Texas A&M University International Beef Academy are being accepted. The academy, available exclusively online, will begin in September and continue through July 2019.
“The International Beef Academy will offer an exclusive, customized and advanced learning experience tailored to the educational and professional needs of each participant,” said Dr. Reinaldo Cooke, associate professor in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University in College Station. “Participants will have access to emerging technologies in cattle reproduction, nutrition, genetics, health and welfare related to all phases of beef production, including cutting-edge practices for the quality and safety of beef products.” The academy will be limited to 30 students and applications will be screened for selection. All of the instruction will be online and there will be nine modules to complete, Cooke said. “Upon c…


The performance will take place at AT&T Stadium on February 25, 2018
Mixing bluegrass tradition with dusty desert cool, the country music trio Runaway June,will be performing the opening ceremony for RFD-TV's The American, presented by Dish on Sunday, February 25, 2018.
Natural and effortless in feel, Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne of Runaway Junebring a modern take lyrically to the roots of country music, as their sound is rooted in the past, their stories are of the here and now.

National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance Introduced NRSHA

                                 National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance Introduced

 In an effort to work together with like-minded groups across the country, six partnering organizations are proud to introduce the National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance (NRSHA). The alliance was developed to preserve and promote ranching traditions and heritage through competitive ranch and stock horse events, highlighting the versatility of the ranch and stock horse including its innate ability to handle livestock, on a national level.

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), East Coast Stock Horse Association (ECSHA), National Versatility Ranch Horse Association (NVRHA), Oklahoma Stock Horse Association (OkSHA), Stock Horse of Texas (SHTX), and Western States Versatility Ranch Horse Association (WSVRHA) have worked for over a year to organize the alliance. With several regional ranch and stock horse associations in existence, the group felt a unified presence on a national level was important.