CPRA year-end Livestock Awards announced

Animal of the Calendar year options

The Girls Barrel Racing Horse with the Most Coronary heart is SR Boots On Fire (aka Cowboy). Owned, experienced and jockeyed by Lynette Brodoway, the 9 calendar year outdated gelding has demonstrated athleticism, regularity and the tenacity to be an remarkable rodeo horse. Cowboy has Brodoway in the Period Chief posture heading to the ultimate rodeo of the calendar year.

For the next year in a row, the Breakaway Roping Horse of the Year award goes to Bradi Whiteside and her horse, Hott For Teacher (aka Teacher). Owned by Ben Bamford, Trainer, in Whiteside’s phrases “makes her task substantially easier”. Trainer has been a huge aspect of Whiteside’s regular and put up-time results.

The Workforce Roping Heeling Horse of the Yr, for the fourth consecutive time, is Coys Smokin Jet (aka Cruz). Owned right until previously this calendar year by past winner Keely Bonnett, the talented gelding is now in the palms of reigning Canadian Champion Heeler, Dillon Graham.

And preserving it near to home, this year’s Staff Roping Heading Horse of the 12 months is 11 calendar year previous Chex Yer Gun (aka Outlaw) owned by the other 50 percent of the Graham staff, older brother Dawson. He obtained Outlaw as a five calendar year outdated from Tristin Woolsey.

The Tie-Down Roping Horse of the Calendar year honours go to very first time winner, Shane Smith and his 14 calendar year previous gelding, El Rey De La Luna (aka Moon). Smith acquired the horse in Oklahoma in 2018. He, and his brother Jason, have each capable for CFR the previous three a long time with Moon’s enable.

And Steer Wrestling Horse of the 12 months is Eds Famous Bar or Eddie, owned by Tanner Milan. Milan obtained the standout gelding in 2020 from Canadian bulldogging legend, Lee Laskosky, however Eddie originated from Janet Patriquin’s breeding method. Steer wrestlers on equally sides of the border have been mounted on the Canadian functioning bred horse, which include Environment PRCA leader Dalton Massey. Eddie has amassed $335,000 in 2023 earnings by yourself.

The Bareback Horse of the Yr award winner is Bar C5 Rodeo Company’s significantly decorated F13 Virgil. Amongst his a lot of former accolades are World, Canadian, CFR and WNFR Winner Bareback Horse. Cowboys from equally sides of the border have huge regard for this amazing 4 legged athlete.

Saddle Bronc Horse of the Yr for the very first time is the Calgary Stampede exceptional 13 calendar year aged mare X-9 Xplosive Skies. The 2021 Earth Bareback Horse of the Calendar year, Xplosive Skies, is now excelling in saddle bronc riding as well. The legendary mare carried Logan Hay to a entire world report 95.5 place experience in 2022 and this 12 months, aided Ben Andersen to a 94 level score. The two rides took put at the Difficult Grass Bronc Match.

The Bull of the Yr is Duane Kesler Championship Rodeo’s 715 American Hats Chester. The 6 yr outdated significant brown bull weighs in at an amazing 1800 lbs. Last year’s Bull of the Canadian Finals Rodeo, Chester continues to be unridden to day.

Congratulations all.

Winners and sponsors will be celebrated at the CPRA Evening of Champions Oct 31 at the Red Deer Resort and Casino. Between the awards introduced that evening will be Horse of the 12 months blankets courtesy of Jones Boys Saddlery and Western Dress in.