Gary Ledford

July 24, 2018 0
Giving Back By Judy Wade “When I began roping, Barry Burk offered to mount me, help me enter and we traveled together,” said Gary Ledford of Burk, a 17-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier. “I had […]

May 2018 Profile: The Youree/Ward Women

May 1, 2018 0
Barrels & Babies By Laci Jones As technology advances and society changes, quality family time is difficult to come by. The Youree/Ward family broke that mold among many others. Every morning, the Youree/Ward clan gather […]

Rodeo Royalty

March 21, 2018 0
Mildred Farris By Judy Wade “The prettiest picture was when Mildred carried the American Flag and Clem McSpadden read the Cowboy Prayer at the National Finals in Oklahoma City,” said Donna McSpadden, wife of the […]

Outstanding Rodeo Man

February 16, 2018 0
John Farris By Judy Wade John Farris is a name known and respected by rodeo contestants and fans across the country. Farris worked every National Finals Rodeo in one capacity or another from 1967 to […]

Las Vegas Turns Cowboy

February 1, 2018 0
By Phillip Kitts As the aching heads of rodeo fans, the stiff joints and muscles of rodeo competitors and the weary bodies of contract personnel have made their way home from a long two-week run […]

December 2017 Profile: John Jennings

November 30, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Raised under the city lights of California, John Jennings is not your typical Californian. Born in El Centro, Calif., Jennings considered himself a “redneck,” spending many days hunting and fishing on the […]

When the Dust Cleared

February 6, 2017 0
By Ddee Haynes I am tired. As always, I had to stay up, or at least I gave it the old college try to watch 10 nights of the National Finals Rodeo, the world’s richest […]