Cowboy with Horsepower Rises to the Top

When fractions of a second matter, there’s only one things that is important to world champion steer wrestler Tyler Pearson: a confident horse. He relies on his equine partner to have confidence, speed and heart. That’s why he’s one of the best steer wrestlers in the business as well as one of the best horse trainers around for the sport.  […]

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Avoiding Anhidrosis in your Performance Horse

As summer rolls on, temperatures are heating up around the country. Envision yourself riding with a friend on a hot day. After working awhile, her horse has formed a thick foam under the reins, saddle pad, between its hind legs and is dripping from its belly. Your horse, on the other hand, is mostly dry.  […]

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Roper Puts Focus on One Skill at a Time

Born into a rodeo family, Shai Schaefer hasn’t always loved the sport. In fact, it took her several years, a health scare and surrounding herself with the right people to even decide she enjoyed breakaway roping, a sport at which she now excels.  “I always roped as long as I can remember. I hated it at first, […]

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Vitalize® Ambassador Shares her Passion Around the Globe

Hope Thompson wasn’t born with a rope in her hand. In fact, she wasn’t even born into a rodeo family. However, once her mom started rescuing horses, it didn’t take her long to pick up a rope, and she hasn’t looked back.   “We didn’t even have a fence. And then my mom rescued some horses and […]

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