Rope Myers, World Champion steer-wrestler will be featured as a clinician at the 2013 Midwest Horse Fair. The expo is one of the nation’s top three-day equestrian events and will be held April 19, 20 & 21 – 2013 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI.
Since 1995, Myers has qualified for the National Finals Rodeo in the steer-wrestling event, and was runner-up to the world title that same year. In 2001, Myers became the World Champion Steer Wrestler, while smashing the NFR arena average and the record for steer wrestling earnings in one year. He is also the 2002 Gold Medalist at the Olympic Command Performance Rodeo. From his earliest days in junior rodeo and Little Britches, his career is peppered with championships and titles. He is the 1991 College National Finals Rodeo Champion, the 1992 PRCA Resistol Rookie of the Year, and the 1998 Texas Circuit Steer Wrestling Champion. He’s been featured in several national publications, including Sports Illustrated, American Horse, USA Today, Cowboy Sports Entertainment, Western Horseman, and the Rolling Stone Magazine. In 2001, Rope and his family were featured on the CBS news program 48 Hours.
In 2004, Myers began working with Sky Ranch Camps and now serves as the Senior Director of Cowboy Ministries. Most recently, Myers appeared as a competitor on the HISTORY television series, Full Metal Jousting™. Myers also won the championship title at the 2012 Taking the Reins competition, Full Metal Jousting™ Armored All-Star Challenge. Taking the Reins, like the Midwest Horse Fair is owned by the Wisconsin Horse Council.
Myers, along with wife Candice and children Layton, Holden, Tierney and Storey reside in east Texas. Opportunities are available to work with Rope Myers at the 2013 Midwest Horse Fair. For additional information, visit http://www.MidwestHorseFair.com
The Midwest Horse Fair is owned by the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC). All proceeds from the event are returned to the WHC and are used to represent and foster a unified equine industry in Wisconsin, promote the equine through leadership, education, service and communication and to take a proactive role in the future growth and development of the equine industry. For more information about WHC visit http://www.WisconsinHorseCouncil.org