The Short Score: Rich Skelton on Krieger
On this episode of The Short Score, Rich Skelton talks about his partnership with 21-year-old Kolby Krieger and roping with young kids.
Rich Skelton heeling a steer for Kolby Krieger at the 2023 Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Skelton heeling for Krieger at the 2023 Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Avid Visual Imagery photo.

On last week’s episode of The Short Score, we introduced you to the No. 3 header in the Resistol Rookie Race, Kolby Krieger. On this episode, we’re bringing you his partner–the one and only Rich Skelton. Skelton is the only eight-time world champion heeler in history, and on this episode he talks about his partnership with Krieger, roping with young kids and the potential he sees in the 21-year-old.

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