4/16/14-HEBER CITY, UT 4/18 - 4/20 permit only
sidepot, upgraded to a $150 Added WPRA Permit
Only Sponsor Sidepot.
Red Bluff Roundup Barrel Racers: Barrel
Racing Practice will be held; weather permitting
on Thursday April 17th following the men's slack,
which begins at 10am...MORE
ST. PAUL, MN 4/25/14 - 4/27/14 rodeo contestants,
the state vet is requiring HEALTH PAPERS for ALL
horses that enter the grounds.
here for details.
brings home the RNCFR title by
by James Phifer) Gretchen
Benbenek has had many dreams when it comes to competing
in ProRodeo.They're starting to come true. The Montana
native rode Shot of Firewater to ProRodeo's national
title on Saturday night by posting a 17.13-second
run in the final go-round of the Ram National Circuit
2015 Rule Proposals Now Being
Each Spring the Board of Directors asks WPRA members to submit
their rule proposals for the following year.The
WPRA Office will be accepting 2015 Rule Proposals from now
until May 14, 2014..MORE
Update 4/1/14 As I am writing this
Presidents Letter, I am flying home from the WPRA Board of
Directors meeting in Colorado Springs. This meeting is the
Board's only "face to face" meeting of the year;
therefore it is a very important and productive meeting. All
of our other monthly meetings are held on conference calls,
which saves the Association a lot of money. The Board welcomed
three newly elected members, and welcomed back a past member....
Mark Your Calendars! WPRA World Finals October 23-26, 2014 3/24/14 The WPRA Board of Directors has approved the dates of October 23-26, 2014 for the WPRA World Finals in Waco, Texas. There will be over $90,000 in added money and PESI bonus money. Details and ground rules will be available on or before May 1, 2014.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Roxy McIntosh
Saturday, April 19 @ 11:00 a.m. at the V T Ranch in
Paso Robles. She will be laid to rest on the ranch alongside
her great horses Lee Rider, Balderdash, Grey Dog and all her
cattle dogs. Read
a touching tribute by her family. For more information
or to attend the service, Monty Shea can be reached at 951-314-0348
Our condolences go out to Jan Youren, WPRA Gold Card member
and former World Champion, who lost her husband Jim this past
weekend. They were in Las Vegas at an event when he passed.
James Edward Youren was born Aug. 16, 1932 to Harry and Mary
Youren. Raised on the Youren family homestead in Garden Valley.
Jim worked on the ranch with his dad and ran cows in Bear
the Equine Athlete
This is a simple, straightforward
Spotlight on Rules & Policies Rule # 9.3.3 Any member,
members spouse, members parent(s), or
person with any relationship with a WPRA competitor
whether related or not who recklessly...MORE