18 Moments To Remember the 18th World Championship Ranch Rodeo
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Jerry Bob Daniel of Circle Bar Ranch in Truscott, Texas, took a spin on a bronc in Sunday’s performance. At 55, he was an inspiration to many, especially after he made 8 seconds and earned a score of 72.
Ryan Arndt and Josh Lilley tie a steer in stray gathering while their faithful mounts stand by.They ride for the Arndt Ranch and Bailey Ranch in Emporia and Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, and their team was named the WCRR champions in stray gathering.
Clint Jones of Pitchfork Land and Cattle Co. in Guthrie, Texas, chase one down in the stray gathering with the help of Freckles Rock Bar.
Dustin Bowling and Jesse Jolly rode in style on Sunday, and the announcers teasingly called them “Mr. GQ.” They ride for the Jolly Ranch and Lord Ranch team from Agate and Lamar, Colorado.
Young fans show their support with hand made signs for Broken H and Stierwalt Ranches.
T.J. Mills of the Whitmire Land & Cattle and Sweetwater Cattle team rounds the pen in team penning, helping push the yearling cattle into the pen. They ended up placing second in the round.
Kris Wilson of the Silver Spur Ranch-Bell Ranch Division rides Miss Maggies Joseph into the herd in the team penning Sunday.
James Gholson of the Pitchfork Land & Cattle-Okla. Division, is a longtime ranch rodeo competitor, and it was announced after his team-penning run on Sunday, that this would be his last performance. The esteemed cowboy received a nice round of applause as a sendoff.
Hegan Lamb and PTS Bojangles and Jake Mitchell and Mr Colonel Killough handle the herd in team penning, working for the Crutch Ranch of Borger, Texas.
Levi Leonard (riding Brandon Doc) celebrates with Cash Chamberlain (on Ruby Red Amaretta). They ride for Yoder Ranch and JOD Ranch of Karval and Wild Horse, Colorado.
Monte Jones takes the tail of the wild cow for Swenson Land & Cattle of Stamford, Texas.
Tripp Townsend uses Sage Tradition to handle the wild cow in the milking event for Sandhill Cattle Co. of Earth, Texas. Sandhill ended up being named the 2013 world champs, and Sage Tradition was named the reserve top horse.
Wesley Markham and Sweetlakes Playboy are in hot pursuit in Sunday’s wild cow milking. They’re with the Carlton & Carlton Ranch/Belflower Cattle team.
Kye Fuston in the team-branding event Sunday, riding Pheelin Peppy for the Silver Spur-Bell Ranch Division.
Matt Stockton and Hip Hop Dancer of Slash B Livestock/Dagger Draw Ranch ride into the team-branding event, alongside Cash Chamberlain and Ruby Red Amaretta of the Yoder Ranch/JOD Ranch team.
Bruce Beeman of the Broken H Ranch/Stierwalt Ranch team rides a Harry Vold bronc named Dusty Valley to a score of 77 on Sunday.
Sean Prater of the Whitmire Land & Cattle/Sweetwater Cattle team turned in a 81 score aboard the bronc Betty White. He would end up winning the Ranch Bronc Riding overall.
Kelsey Mosby and Boons Hot Tamale won both the senior division and the overall championship of the ranch horse show sponsored by The American Quarter Horse Journal.