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Please bear with me while I attempt to find the perfect appearance settings for this blog!  I apologize for it looking different each time you view it.  If you have any suggestions or comments, I’m all ears!  I just want this blog to be as helpful and enjoyable as possible, so I sincerely appreciate any feedback you have.

Amie Boggeman

Lucchese boots at 2014 Houston Livestock Show

If you’re a lover of custom classic cowboy boots, you’ll definitely want to head over to the 2,400 square foot booth for Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear to check out the stunning Lucchese boots available for purchase.  One-third of the large booth will be dedicated solely to the fine bootmaker’s Handmade Classics and their top boot experts will be on hand to help you find the perfect boot and fit.

You can also check out Pinto Ranch’s apparel and accessories for men and women including buckles, clothing and jewelry.  Make sure you bring your wallet so you can leave the rodeo in style and become the envy of your friends!

Rodeo Relocating From Las Vegas

After nearly three decades, the NFR will be relocated for Florida with a new arena. At least they can change their minds after 10 years if it doesn’t work out. Hopefully, they won’t have lost their following by making the move to Osceola County. I’m sure many diehard Vegas fans appreciated having the NFR on their home turf along with the Professional Bull Riders at the end of the year. Feels a little like having one twin taken away from the other and placed in a new home if you ask me.

CBS Las Vegas

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The National Finals Rodeo is heading for its last roundup in Sin City. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has voted to move the event to Florida’s Osceola County near Orlando, starting in 2015.

A spokesman for the PRCA says Osceola County’s presentation promised more financial incentives and a new arena. The 20-year agreement has an option to bow out after ten years.

Las Vegas Events chairman Pat Christenson called the move “a big mistake.” NFR has called Las Vegas home for nearly three decades.

The National Finals Rodeo helps feed the Las Vegas economy during a traditionally slow time for the resorts. Jeremy Aguero, principal analyst with Applied Analysis, says he doesn’t expect it to go quietly.

Aguero says NFR has been good for Las Vegas, but Las Vegas has also been good for the NFR. He says there is a lot of competition for events like this, other…

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Professional Team Roper Jim Ross Cooper

Welcome to the OFFICIAL RodeoChat blog

Jim Ross Cooper

For those of you that missed tonight’s RodeoChat with Professional Team Roper Jim Ross Cooper here is the recap..

Question 1: Why Team Roping? What made you wanna become a team roper?

 I was too little to flank calves at an early age. Plus family always team roped.  Just grew up doing it.

Question 2: Out of all the team ropers in your family.. Who was your biggest inspiration that pushed you harder to be a better team roper?

Definitely my dad.  He allowed me to choose what I wanted to do. His #1 rule was : if its worth doing, do it right & practice hard.

Question 3: So I noticed that in team roping you’re a heeler. Why did you decide you wanted to be a heeler vs. a header?

I started off heading at 8 years old and switched 2 heeling at 13 or 14.  Everyone in my family…

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Maggie Parker, female bull rider

Meet Maggie Parker, the Danica Patrick of professional bull riding.

via Meet Maggie Parker, the Danica Patrick of professional bull riding. Good for Maggie!!!  Follow your dreams and keep reaching for that PRCA card and you’ll make it to the NFR!!

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