Which rodeo is your favorite?

One of the questions I get asked the most is “Which rodeo is your favorite?” Longtime rodeo personality Leon Coffee gave one of the best answers to that question as I was listening in on an interview. Coffee has entertained fans across the country including and is one of the most well -known barrelman in […]

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Mary Burger is making history

Mary Burger is making history –again. The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) barrel racer set a new record for regular season earnings as of Aug. 8 with nearly two months left before the season ends on Sept. 30. She surpassed the record of $184,567 set by Lindsay Sears in 2008. She and her buckskin gelding […]

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Surprises and sentiments

There are always a lot of surprises at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and this year was certainly no exception. The surprises aren’t always in who rises to the top. The ability of rodeo contestant’s to rebound always amazes me and is a testament to their dedication, resilience and perseverance. If you would have told […]

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Ninth Round

We all knew that with the major increase in prize money at this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, records were going to be broken, but no one had a crystal ball and could see how the action would actually play out. Heading into the 10th round, only two races have been decided and they were […]

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BLING it on Vegas

What a ride it has been for Sarah Rose McDonald and her great horse Fame Fling N Bling. We’ve been following her journey to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo here at the NFR Insider and I am grateful for the opportunity to share the story of this talented young woman and her amazing horse. With […]

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