BHN managing editor Kailey Sullins caught up with four-time world champion bareback rider and Elite Rodeo Athletes board member Bobby Mote in November 2016 about the challenges faced by the ERA in its inaugural season.
The Women's Professional Rodeo Association nomination form for the inaugural induction of barrel racers to the ProRodeo Hall of Fame is now available online. Submit your nominations prior to February 24, 2017, for barrel racers who have made a significant contribution to the sport as a whole.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association announced a license agreement with FloSports Nov. 3 to live stream three PRCA events in the coming days and weeks on FloRodeo.com.
The 2016 American Paint Horse Association World Championship Show is going green with more than $600,000 in cash and prizes on the line, including big added-money events for barrel racing, reining, working cow horse, cutting, roping, pleasure and more.
Rodeo-focused ministry Saddle Up For Christ recently hosted their first international event. The ministry’s purpose is to host elite rodeo clinics that are free and accessible to anyone who wants to learn. It’s Saddle Up For Christ’s goal that everyone who attends a clinic leaves knowing the hope, joy and love offered to them through a relationship with Jesus Christ.
IEA Opens Membership to Fourth and Fifth Grade Students and to Youth Non-Riders with New Horsemanship Program
The Interscholastic Equestrian Association is now providing a unique opportunity for young riders who may not have access to traditional equine outlets. The IEA recently announced its new Horsemanship Program available to youth in grades 4–12, in addition to the organization’s already successful hunt-seat and western team competitions.