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JD Yates

Team Roping News

Dick and JD Yates Inducted into Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame

As part of the kick-off festivities for the 2022 Ellensburg Rodeo, Dick and JD Yates were inducted into the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

Tate Kirchenschlager

"The Score" Podcast

Royal Crown Rock Springs Champions: Tate Kirchenschlager, Rhen Richard, Britt Williams, Andy Holcomb, and JD Yates

In this episode of "The Score," Tate Kirchenschlager, Rhen Richard, Britt Williams, Andy Holcomb, and JD Yates talk about the best young horses in the game.

JD Yates Probably A Shiner

Rope Horses

No Doubt About It: J.D. Yates’ Still Got It with Royal Crown Heeling Win on Probably A Shiner

Yates and Probably A Shiner won $9,750 for owner Mike VanEgdom, plus $1,935 to VanEgdom as the owner of Royal Crown stallion Smart Nu Shiner, and $1,935 to the Pitzer Ranch/Rolling V Performance Horses as the breeders.

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

Yates Family Doubles Down at 2021 AQHA World Show

Team Roping Tips

Body English in the Box

Scoring secrets, from those who do it best.

Rope Horses

Dixon Flowers’ DT Sugar Chex Whiz Adds Purina Heel Horse of the Year Title to Already Impressive Resume

Billie Jack Saebens' main mount in 2019—AQHA World Champion DT Sugar Chex Whiz—earned the Purina Heel Horse of the Year title, as voted on by the top heelers in the world.


Team Roping Gear

J.D. Yates’ Hackamore Secrets

How J.D. Yates has used hackamores to keep his horses soft, in the bridle and at the pay window, again and again.

Rodeo Road

J.D. Yates Sends Five Horses to the High School Finals

J.D. Yates helps contestants by sending five horses to the High School Finals.

Editor's Notes

Celebrating Momma Jan Yates: Rodeo Matriarch Extraordinaire

Family and friends gather to celebrate one of the greatest rodeo moms of all time.

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