Wesley Thorp

Wesley Thorp is the 2019 PRCA World Champion Heeler from Throckmorton, Texas, now residing in Stephenville.

Thorp won the Bob Feist Invitational and the College National Finals Rodeo in 2016 before qualifying for his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo that year with Zac Small. Thorp’s made the NFR every year since, roping with Cody Snow in four of those seasons, Chad Masters in one and Tyler Wade in 2023.

Thorp uses a Classic NV4 heel rope, and he’s won the American Rope Horse Futurity Association World Championship on the gelding Juiced Up Cat, a horse he’s rodeoed on in 2023.

Wesly Thorp heeling on Juiced Up Cat
Building Confidence in Young Horses
Wesley Thorp heeling a steer for Tyler Wade at Nephi, Utah.
The Puyallup Wallop
Wade & Thorp Take Puyallup, Shift 2023 World Standings
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The Short Score: 2023 Puyallup Payday for Wade and Thorp
Heel Horse of the Year
Who *Should Win the 2023 Heel Horse of the Year Award?
Tyler Wade and Wesley Thorp taking a victory lap in Caldwell, Idaho, at the 2023 Caldwell Night Rodeo.
Money Hungry
Top Money Earners: Wade, Thorp Kick off Northwest Run
Kaleb Driggers Junior Nogueira
'Bout Time
Back on Top: Driggers & Nogueira Take World Standings Lead in Late August
Tyler Wade and Wesley Thorp roping their steer in the first round in Spanish Fork 2023.
Owning Utah
Momentum in Utah: Wade, Thorp Win Spanish Fork and Ogden
The Short Score: Crossfire Rule Update
Cody Snow Wesley Thorp California Circuit Finals team ropers
Cody Snow & Wesley Thorp Ride Springtime Wave to California Circuit Year-End Championship
Kirby Blankenship and JD McGuire
Blankenship and McGuire Jump Ride Way to Riata Buckle #12.5 Slide All-Ages Title