IPRA Champions Take Titles at Rodeo All-Star

IPRA Champions represented at Rodeo All-Star in Denver this past weekend! Bull riding went to 2016 world champion Corey Bailey Steer Wrestling was won by multi-time world champion Justin Thigpen and Tie-Down roping was won by International Finals Rodeo 47 champ … Continue reading

Kim Matthews Enjoying Generations of Success

By:  Tammie Hiatt Kim Matthews of Wynne, AR is a top contender in any barrel racing venue.  “I’ve been running barrels my entire life,” she said.  “I guess since I was old enough to be on a barrel horse.  My … Continue reading

Rookie Kristin Yde is off to a Strong Start

By:  Tammie Hiatt The 2016 rodeo season was bittersweet for barrel racer Kristin Yde of Benson, NC.  “I traveled hard in the Southeast Rodeo Association and most of the rodeos I competed at were co-sanctioned with the IPRA.  In September, … Continue reading

CES Now Offering Online Entries

CES now offers online entries at one day IPRA rodeos and draw for performance rodeos ($1,000 adm. or more per event). These are the only rodeos that are available for this at this time. If rodeo opens on Monday the … Continue reading

Former IFR Contender Focused on IFR48

  By:  Tammie Hiatt   Lacey Scott of Athens, AL is excited about the 2017 IPRA rodeo season.  “This year I have a fresh mindset and a positive attitude.  I’ve got positive people and a positive support system around me.  … Continue reading

Kindyl Scruggs: 2016 IPRA World Champion Barrel Racer

  By:  Tammie Hiatt Three-time IFR qualifier Kindyl Scruggs will not soon forget her 2016 rodeo season. The Southaven, Mississippi cowgirl had a rodeo season that most can only dream about but never get to experience.  For Scruggs, she not … Continue reading

World Champions Determined at IFR 47

The cold and rain in Oklahoma City was no match for the heat of competition going on inside the Jim Norick Arena during the 47th Annual International Finals Rodeo. Contestants numbering at 127 from across the U.S., Canada and even … Continue reading

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National All-Region Rodeo Champions Crowned in Equine Mecca, Lexington, KY.

The elite equine show grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky definitely felt wild and western this weekend for the International Professional Rodeo Association’s National All-Region Finals, Oleika Shriners rodeo. The top contestants in each of the IPRA’s … Continue reading

Laliberte’s Rodeo Career Reboots

By:  Tammie Hiatt Sindy Laliberte of Thetford Mines, Quebec is looking forward to again being part of the International Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City.  IFR47 will be Laliberte’s fourth qualification to the crown jewel of the International Pro Rodeo Association. … Continue reading