No, the whistle hadn’t blown yet … but Chaz Brewer of the Barron-Highsmith Cattle & Short
Ranch team stayed on for the full 8 seconds. He received a score of 74. Broncs this year are being
provided again by the esteemed Harry Vold Rodeo Co.
2512 – They’re back! To help celebrate the World Championship Ranch Rodeo’s 20th anniversary, the
Budweiser Clydesdales are back in Amarillo!
Ruby Red Amaretta helps the Yoder Ranch and Brown Mill Ranch team stop the cow in
Thursday’s wild cow milking event. They ended with a good time of 36.35.
Why, yes, that is a horse riding in the back seat of a car! Entertainer Tommy Kerr and his well-
trained mustang Pancho kept the crowd applauding with their amazing partnership.
Eric Bohl of the Lazy B Ranch rides Bar B My Faith Dunit in the team penning. His team got the
night’s best time of 41.48 seconds.
The Spires Land and Cattle team penned their calves in 80.37 seconds Thursday night.
Buster Frierson of the Veale Ranch & Triangle Ranch team, center, displayed some tack of a
different kind, riding Whistle Berries Box in a war bridle. The horse is sired by performance sire Snack
Box and is owned by Buster.
Clay Forgey of the Beatty Canyon Ranch & Flying A Ranch team rides Wintheshowboy in the stray
gathering event. Despite a good effort, the team ended with a no time.
Last year’s top hand, Jack Mitchell of the Crutch Ranch, presented the American flag to a
Each rodeo performance is preceded by a prayer. On Thursday night, cowboy poet and musician
Chuck Milner asked for safety for all participants.