National Finals Rodeo
During the week, Ben Ayre helps his father, Bill, create saddles in the family shop in Glendive.
Some of the top contestants in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association are threatening to form their own association, the latest potential change in a sport already undergoing significant upheaval.
LAS VEGAS -- Clay Tryan of Billings and partner Jade Corkill delivered a safe 5.8-second run in the final round of the National Finals Rodeo to win world team roping titles on Saturday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Parker Breding went 90 points on Powder River Rodeo's Midnight Mood in the final round to win the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Division 2 event on Saturday night.
When you’re treading water in the world standings, you never pass on a second opportunity to win some more money.
Parker Breding was on the fence about going to Oklahoma City this week.
Cavan Wrzesinski remembers the first time he beat his dad.
Chandler Bownds had no idea that trouble, big four-legged trouble, was trotting his way.
J.R. Vezain was talking about his 2012 rodeo season when he found a singular theme.
LAS VEGAS – Wallowing in self pity would have been easy.
GREAT FALLS -- Tickets for the 34th Annual Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals are on sale.
LAS VEGAS — Luke Branquinho and Les Shepperson are friends, first and foremost.
LAS VEGAS — At his current rate, J.R. Vezain’s rodeo career will be over by the time he turns 25.
LAS VEGAS — Lisa Lockhart had bigger worries than becoming a documented millionaire after the first round of the National Finals Rodeo.
LAS VEGAS -- Tyrell Smith was a pretty good bull rider in high school.
LAS VEGAS — For Dustin Bird, it was a sweaty ride from Wickenburg, Ariz.
LAS VEGAS -- Wanting to make the stars of the sport more recognizable to more fans, the PRCA announced the addition of made-for-television events.
LAS VEGAS -- In hindsight Les Shepperson admitted it probably wasn't a good idea.
You would never know by watching him rope.
Les Shepperson understands that a good horse is half the equation in steer wrestling.