2024 Breeder's Guide

Show Me The Buckles
Show Me The Buckles is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2024 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.

Show Me The Buckles
Owned by Reliance Ranches, LLC
Guthrie, Oklahoma
Standing at Lazy E Ranch

STUD FEE: $5,000

SIRE: Wimpys Little Step
DAM: Sunset Whiz by Topsail Whiz

INCENTIVES: Riata Buckle, Royal Crown, Ruby Buckle, The Diamond Classic

As Show Me The Buckles embarks on his second year at Lazy E Ranch, courtesy of an acquisition by Reliance Ranches, his impact on the team roping world continues to grow exponentially. A former NRHA Open Futurity Co-Reserve Champion, “Buckles” has transitioned to a successful rope horse sire.

His offspring, born as early as 2015, demonstrate his strong influence in the arena. Notable among Buckles’ offspring are Tuckin Away Buckles, shown by Trevor Brazile and Miles Baker to $103,827 in futurity earnings; RR Buckles Clubhouse, also shown by Brazile and Baker to $47,165 in earnings; and A Big Vintage Buckle with $43,782 in earnings under the Relentless Remuda. Buckles’ progeny have collectively earned more than $265,000 across various events. In 2023 alone, the total earnings of Buckles’ foals reached an impressive $60,086.

Trevor Brazile and Tuckin Away Buckles

The versatility of Buckles’ progeny is further exemplified by their performance across different events. Beyond team roping, these horses have shown impressive results in reining and ranch events, proving the adaptability and well-rounded skill set inherited from their sire.

“While cutting bloodlines have more hesitation to the cow, this stud’s genetics put him on the offense, and since we’ve been riding him, we’ve seen it in action,” Trevor Brazile said. “He’s the kind of aggressive to the cow that ropers truly want—whether it’s in the breakaway, tie-down, heading or heeling.”

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