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Schmidt and Nelson Clinch Circuit Finals, Tie Year-End Badlands Title with Ullery and Zancanella

The 2022 Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo revealed a final tie in the team roping race for the year-end championships. As a result, Clay Ullery and Matt Zancanella, have qualified for the 2023 NFR Open along with their circuit finals champs, Jade Schmidt and Jade Nelson.

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Age-Defying Feats and Other Labor Day Circuit Updates

In the Badlands, veteran circuit finals champ Matt Zancanella holds an affirming lead over the young guns, while bubble battles emerge throughout the circuits.


Compete with a Royal Crown Horse: How and Why

A lay-of-the-land look at the Royal Crown Futurities, started by two rodeo heelers and becoming a fast favorite for everyone from team ropers to barrel racers.

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Roping’s Next Frontier: The Riata Buckle and the State of the Rope Horse Futurity Market

Team roping is the richest recreational sport in the world, with numbers on the rise for the last three decades. How could it get any better? Enter the rope horse breeding and futurity industry.

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Clay Ullery Gets Badlands Circuit Wins after Strange Summer of Rodeo and COVID-19 in Canada

Canada’s Clay Ullery won the Wall Celebration and the Championship PRCA Rodeo with heeler Matt Zancanella and prepared himself for the remainder of the 2021 Pro Rodeo season.

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Dees and Zancanella Win Newtown (North Dakota) Rodeo Days

JR Dees and Matt Zancanella add $2,004 to their earnings after winning the Newtown (North Dakota) Rodeo Days with a 4.6-second run.

Famous Dillon

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The Appaloosa That Won the Bob Feist Invitational

How JR Dees won the BFI on an 8-year-old registered Appaloosa named Famous Dillon, by the great AQHA stallion Lions Share of Fame.

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