Rookie Cory Melton wins Phoenix PBR event

March 16 was a memorable day for rookie Cory Melton of Keithville, Louisiana, who took home $24,383.40 in earnings at the Professional Bull Riders Phoenix Bud Light Cup at the America West Arena. The event was the 12th stop on the PBR's 2002 Bud Light Cup Series presented by Las Vegas.March 16 was a memorable day for rookie Cory Melton of Keithville, Louisiana, who took home $24,383.40 in earnings at the Professional Bull Riders Phoenix Bud Light Cup at the America West Arena. The event was the...

Getting the correct leads

I have a young gelding that goes perfect one direction but not the other. Counter clockwise is his difficult direction. When asking for a lope, I have tried cueing him with the out side leg & rein, I have tried small circles, I have also tried turning is ...I have a young gelding that goes perfect one direction but not the other. Counter clockwise is his difficult direction. When asking for a lope, I have tried cueing him with the out side leg & rein, I have tried small circles, I have also...

Howard takes top honors in Amsterdam

Leslie Howard of Westport Connecticut won the Grand Prix and the World Cup Class at CSI-W Amsterdam held December 13-16, 2001, riding Higher Ground Farm's Priobert de Kalvarie ...Leslie Howard of Westport Connecticut won the Grand Prix and the World Cup Class at CSI-W Amsterdam held December 13-16, 2001, riding Higher Ground Farm's Priobert de Kalvarie ...

Dramatic Finish Marks Copenhagen Cup Finale

Drama. That's the only way to describe the conclusion of the Wrangler Pro Tour/Copenhagen Cup Finale, which wrapped Sunday, Oct. 28, at the American Airlines Center. Fans were literally on their feet throughout the entire final round, whose sudden death format decided champions in the tick of a second hand.Drama. That's the only way to describe the conclusion of the Wrangler Pro Tour/Copenhagen Cup Finale, which wrapped Sunday, Oct. 28, at the American Airlines Center. Fans were literally on...

Bilateral Bridging

In June I was giving a 3 week old foal. I knew he had a long road ahead of him but wanted to give him every chance to be normal and happy and not in pain. He was a foal that was born with crooked legs.In June I was giving a 3 week old foal. I knew he had a long road ahead of him but wanted to give him every chance to be normal and happy and not in pain. He was a foal that was born with crooked legs.

The National Reining Horse Association Futurity

The eyes of the global equine community will turn to the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds for the National Reining Horse Association's 2001 Futurity November 23 through December 1.The eyes of the global equine community will turn to the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds for the National Reining Horse Association's 2001 Futurity November 23 through December 1.

Justin McBride wins fourth PBR event of the year

The Lone Star State proved lucky once again for Oklahoma bull rider Justin McBride. The 21-year-old cowboy snagged his fourth event championship June 23 with a winning performance at the Professional Bull Riders' Justin Bull Riding Championship in Houston.The Lone Star State proved lucky once again for Oklahoma bull rider Justin McBride. The 21-year-old cowboy snagged his fourth event championship June 23 with a winning performance at the Professional Bull Riders' Justin Bull Riding...

Rodeo veteran takes Copenhagen Cup

The metamorphosis of Kelly Wardell is complete. The 38-year-old bareback rider from Bellevue, Idaho, who has battled injuries and age in his quest for a world title, won the championship in his event here Saturday in the $470,000 Copenhagen Cup of the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour.The metamorphosis of Kelly Wardell is complete. The 38-year-old bareback rider from Bellevue, Idaho, who has battled injuries and age in his quest for a world title, won the championship in his event here Saturday in the...

Joint supplements vs. Injections

I have a 10 yr. old Gelding that I Barrel Race. He supposedly has had joint problems in the past but I don't see anything obvious with him at this time. My questions is, should I be ...I have a 10 yr. old Gelding that I Barrel Race. He supposedly has had joint problems in the past but I don't see anything obvious with him at this time. My questions is, should I be ...

Testosterone levels in studs

We recently had a Testerone test done on our 20 year old stud. He successfully covered all our mares in 2000 and has covered at least two mares this year. But later in the spring he seemed not to be interested in...We recently had a Testerone test done on our 20 year old stud. He successfully covered all our mares in 2000 and has covered at least two mares this year. But later in the spring he seemed not to be interested in...