Women’s Professional Rodeo Association 2017 Rookie of the Year and 2018 RFD-TV's The American Rodeo champion Taci Bettis explains why “Smash” is her once-in-a-lifetime horse.
Lisa Lockhart is still making waves aboard a pretty buckskin, but it’s not Louie. This is Rosas Cantina CC, the fiery mare who turned heads on one of rodeo’s biggest stages.
Meet the gritty sorrel that carried 12-year-old Wylee Mitchell to national prominence at the world’s richest one-day rodeo.
Brandon Cullins and VQ Sucker Punch win performance No. 2 of RFD-TV's The American Rodeo semifinals February 16, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas, and advance to their first trip to AT&T Stadium.
Craig Brooks and Grandiose Guy topped the field at the second performance of RFD-TV’s The American Semifinals presented by Dish in Fort Worth, Texas, to win the round and move into second place overall.
RFD-TV's The American semifinals hosted 278 barrel racers for the slack round who qualified through Better Barrel Races qualifier events over the past year to determine the preliminary top 30 competitors who will advance to RFD-TV’s The American semifinals performances February 22–24.
Hailey Kinsel rode DM Sissy Hayday to the $100,000 victory at The American Rodeo, plus became the first qualifier to win the barrel racing championship and split the million-dollar bonus with two other qualifiers to bank a total of $433,333.
2017 Women's Professional Rodeo Association Rookie of the Year and National Finals Rodeo qualifier Taci Bettis took home the $100,000 championship check as an invitee for winning RFD-TV's The American Rodeo presented by Dish aboard her big bay gelding Bogie Is A Smash.
Jimmy Bryant and Little Bit Of Cowboy claimed the third performance of The American Rodeo semifinals with a 13.911, while Kelsey Lutjen's 13.804 from performance No. 1 held on to win the semifinals. The field of 10 qualifying contestants advancing to the long round of The American Rodeo on February 19 is now set.
Kathy Grimes Wins Third Performance of RFD-TV's The American Semifinals, Field Set for The American Rodeo
Kathy Grimes and KG Justiceweexpected won the third performance of RFD-TV's The American Semifinals with a 13.750, putting her second overall to semifinals winner London Gorham's 13.740 aboard Frenchmans Assassin from the first performance. The 10 fastest qualifiers from the three performances is now set for RFD-TV's The American Rodeo presented by Dish on Sunday.
London Gorham, a 10-year-old barrel racer from Cotulla, Texas, wins the first performance of RFD-TV’s The American presented by Dish with a 13.740 on Frenchmans Assassin on Thursday night in historic Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas.
Kelsey Lutjen and KN Fabs Gift Of Fame win the first performance of RFD-TV’s The American Semifinals in Fort Worth, Texas.
Before the three performances of The American Rodeo semifinals begin Feb. 15, a field of more than 450 was whittled down to 90 contestants after slack rounds Feb. 14. The top 30 in barrel racing and 20 in team roping and steer wrestling are one step closer to RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo on Feb. 19 presented by Polaris RANGERand a chance to earn a $1 million bonus.
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Find out how 2017 RFD-TV's The American champion and College National Finals Rodeo champion Hailey Kinsel stays mentally strong in high-pressure situations.
RFD-TV to offer college students and active FFA members a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to be a part of the world’s richest one-day rodeo.
RFD-TV's The American announces invitees to the World's Richest One-Day Rodeo - 2018 marks the fifth year of The American, which has already awarded more than $10 million since its inception.
PHOTOS BY KENNETH SPRINGER - February 18, 2016 (Fort Worth, Texas) - RFD-TV's The American semifinals barrel racing rolled into Fort Worth's historic Cowtown Coliseum on Thursday where 138 contestants battled for one of 30 positions advancing to the short round of the semifinals, to be held Feb. 19-21.
RFD-TV Founder and Owner, Patrick Gottsch, and Sean Gleason, CEO of the PBR, recently announced a long-term three-year plan for The American rodeo event, which returns to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on February 19th.
The 23-year-old western shopping expo, Stetson Country Christmas and Group W Productions, welcomed a new entertainment competition event to Las Vegas in December 2016 during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo—the All In Barrel Race. The inaugural year of the All In Barrel Race guaranteed a $250,000 payout.
By Kailey Sullins Photos by Kenneth Springer - Feb. 28, 2016 (Arlington, Texas) - Sarah Rose McDonald rode Fame Fling N Bling to the $100,000 victory at RFD-TV’s The American presented by Polaris RANGER, on Feb. 28, 2016.