George Woolf

George Woolf

George Woolf Great Canadian and American jockey of the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s.   The George Woolf award is the most formidable jockey award in the nation.   “The Iceman” was a jockey for 19 years during which time he rode 3784 mounts...
Meshach Tenney

Meshach Tenney

Trainer of race horses Childhood friend and business partner of Rex Ellsworth.  Served a mission in Colorado.  Achieved fame in horse racing when he trained the first California bred horse to win the Kentucky Derby. Source: Second...
Johnny Longden

Johnny Longden

Johnny Longden (1907-2003) Hall of Fame He was born in Yorkshire, England.  He was the first to win 6,000 races.  He was also the first to ride 4,000 winners.  He rode Count Fleet to Triple Crown in 1943.  He was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1958. Source: Horse...
Les Hulet

Les Hulet

Les Hulet Hall Of Fame 1999 His official career began in 1970.   Arriving in 1972, He became leading rider at Finger Lakes in 1977 with 158 wins for the year.   He won the title again in 1979 with 160 wins, and in 1980 with 149 wins.   In 1984, Hulet again led the...
Rex Ellsworth

Rex Ellsworth

Rex Ellsworth Breeder of race horses  Childhood friend and business partner of Meshach Tenney.  Served a mission in Africa.  Achieved fame in horse racing when his horse, Swaps, became the first California bred horse to win the Kentucky Derby. Sources: Second...
Wyatt Smith

Wyatt Smith

Wyatt Smith Wyatt is the current National High School Rodeo All-Around Champion and National High School Rodeo Steer Wrestling Champion.  He lives in Rexburg, Idaho.  He is 18 and has just completed his first year in College Rodeo, attending Central Wyoming College. ...
Dale D. Smith

Dale D. Smith

Dale D. Smith He was inducted in the Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1995 from Arizona.   He is an all-around timed-event cowboy.  He won world team roping titles in 1956 and 1957.  In 1959, he went to the first National Finals Rodeo in three events: team roping, tie-down...
Chris Lybbert

Chris Lybbert

Chris Lybbert Rodeo Champion He was the all around national rodeo champion in 1982 and the national calf roping champion in...
Raymond Knight

Raymond Knight

Raymond Knight Father of Canadian rodeo 1st Stampede in Canada. July 1902 Ray Knight suggested that the cowboys of the surrounding ranches ought to compete against each other and, if they agreed to do so, he would provide the stock. In July of 1902, only two events...
Cody Hancock

Cody Hancock

Cody Hancock Professional bull riding world champion  World champion bull rider Cody Hancock.   The young rodeo star comes from good bloodlines. His father Ray rode bulls in the Turquoise Circuit and has made four trips to the National Senior Pro Rodeo Finals....
Hutch Haslem

Hutch Haslem

Hutch Haslem Haslem, agreed he’s different than the 19-year-old who opted to go on his mission before he set out for college. He wanted to go then, he said, because he worried he might change his mind about it. His mission took him to rural western Oklahoma and...
Lewis Field

Lewis Field

Lewis Field Lewis Field was the 1987 All Around Cowboy for the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association.  1985 Las Vegas NFR, roughstock sensation Lewis Field of Elk Ridge, Utah, easily captured the world bareback riding title in what became his first of three world all-around...
Bucky Bradford

Bucky Bradford

Bucky Bradford 1976 World Champion team roper joined the church shortly before his death in...
Nathan Baldwin

Nathan Baldwin

Nathan Baldwin Tie down roping Baldwin grew up in Iona and Rexburg, Idaho.  He served a full-time mission in Costa Rica.  He specializes in tie down roping (Formerly called “Calf Roping”). Photo Deseret...

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