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The Heel Horses of 2023 NFR Round 1
The horses getting the call in Round 1 at the 2023 NFR.
Jeremy Buhler heeling on Hoss at the 2022 NFR
Jeremy Buhler and Hoss doing work behind Rhen Richard at the 2022 NFR. They’ll be back in the Thomas & Mack this December. | Jamie Arviso photo

When the 2023 NFR kicks off, the top 15 heelers in the world will be riding the highest caliber of heel horses inside the Thomas & Mack.

The Top 15 have carefully decided which horses they will ride in the first round of NFR battle, and here’s the most updated list of which horse they will each ride in the tiny yellow arena of the NFR.

2023 NFR Heel Horses

HeelersHeel HorseRegistered Name
Wesley ThorpRayJLittle Hickory Boon
Junior NogueiraTimonKiehne’s Frosty Pepto
Colter ToddJadeDocs Gunslinger Chic
Levi LordBirdieZoomin Diamond Prom
Logan MedlinCantinaTRR Freckles Holidoc
Jeremy BuhlerHossKnight Robber Son
Paul EavesKid RockTRR Big Hustler
Patrick SmithTurboKadabra King
Buddy HawkinsXGrade
Jake LongRogerJC Bar Diamond
Paden Bray(Brady Minor’s) SugLeos Highbrow
Hunter KochGarfieldTwo Socks Chic Cody
Cole CurryBullseyeLiken It Tuff
Jonathan TorresRogerReysin Cats
Tyler WorleyPesosSailors First Boom
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