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Team Ropers

On Leave, On the Heels: Kyle Vinyard

In October, Chief Warrant Office Kyle Vinyard was on leave and fresh off a deployment to NATO's Eastern Front. He returned to work Nov. 1 but, in between, he competed at the PAFRA World Championship Rodeo and showed at the AQHA World, where he became the Level 2 Amateur Heeling World Champion.

Rope Horse Breeder's Guide

2022 Breeder’s Guide Stud: Smoke Em Dash

Smoke Em Dash, a Riata Buckle stallion and grandson of Master Remedy, owned by Diamond Back Ranch, is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2022 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.

Team Roping News

Game Changer: Brazile and Baker Purchase Standout Stallion Show Me the Buckles

In the 26-time PRCA World Champion’s first venture into the stallion business, Brazile taps 2008 Wimpys Little Step-bred palomino stud.

"The Score" Podcast

World Shows, Training Tips and Breakaway Horses with CR Bradley

CR Bradley joins "The Score" co-host Kaitlin Gustave in Season 4, brought to you by Manna Pro.

Team Roping Events

Hicks Edging Driggers in WCRA

Oklahoma's Casey Hicks currently leads the WCRA heading standings.

"The Score" Podcast

5 Things You MIGHT Not Know About NFR Qualifier and AQHA Champion CR Bradley

Here are five things you may or may not know about this week's guest of The Score, CR Bradley.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Horse of the Year DT Sugar Chex Whiz Set to Make NFR Debut With Worley in Round 7

Dixon Flowers' Rope Horses DT Sugar Chex Whiz—an AQHA World Champion and the newly crowned Purina Horse of the Year—will make her first run at the Thomas & Mack in Round 7.

Rope Horses

Starbucks: X Factor

Ryan Motes—four-time NFR qualifier and 2019 winner of The American—on what made his 2013 PRCA/AQHA Heel Horse of the Year, Starbucks, rise above the competition.

Team Ropers

Roping and Showing: Brazilian Heeler Lincoln Figueiredo

Whether he’s home in his native Brazil or here in America, Lincoln Figueiredo ropes all day every day. Heeling is his favorite—he’s an 8.5 on the back side—but he’s packed all kinds of roping into a very full 46 years. Figueiredo lives in Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil, with his wife, Marina, and baby girl, also Marina.

Team Roping News

Who Deserves 2019 Head and Heel Horse of the Year Titles?

Nominations are currently open for the Purina Horse of the Year Awards, presented by the American Quarter Horse Association—meaning top cowboys are already weighing their voting options for who deserves the coveted title.

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