|A special shout out to our All-American owner, Ryan White! This Boss Hog likes to keep busy between running the company he founded, Best Ever Pads, coaching his local Best Ever Baseball Team, and of course winning ropings in his spare time. Congratulations on his win at the #14 World Series in Paso Robles, CA with partner Cutter Machado.|
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Best Ever Team Rider Highlights
As the 2018 year comes to an end, everyone has been on the edge of their seats to see who will make the cut for Vegas.
Team rider, Tyler McKnight, came on strong while riding the bubble. He and partner, Tyler Wade, were 3.9 to split the win in Stephenville, TX to officially end the year. The pair also won Kansas City, MO. This edged Wade into the finals while McKnight awaited the final tally.
Team rider, Kolton Schmidt, ended his September with a bang. Despite coming up short for the 2018 NFR he and partner, Cole Davidson, did a great deal of winning. They won Armstrong, British Colombia.
Jr Dees and Cody Cowden had a record-breaking year with many ups and downs. They held strong in the race to Vegas, despite the loss of Dees great horse, Beamer, the team continued to press forward. Dees and Cowden won Filler, ID and pocketed $3,697 per man.
Nick Guy held strong in the #15 position after having a great September. Guy won Filler, ID and Dillon MT. At Pendleton Rodeo he earned nearly $8,700 in the rounds and average.
Garrett Tonozzi won Plains, MT and earned $1,758.
Brother team, Riley and Brady Minor, continued to dominate the world standings as they won a total of $5,329 between round money and the average title in Ellensburg, WA.
Cody Snow and Wesley Thorp finished the season out strong with a win in Evanston, WY. The pair also won first in Amarillo, TX and Apache, OK.
Jeff Flenniken and team rider, Jake Minor, battled it out all September long winning Spokane, WA and Othello, WA. The pair went on to also win Mona, UT pocketing another $1,978 per man.
Best Ever boys, Lane Santos Karney and Wyatt Hansen, won Banning, CA. Lane also won the All-Around in Poway Rodeo and split second in the team roping with Hansen.
Ryle Smith finished strong winning Poway Rodeo and held on to his #5 spot in the world standings with over $90,000 won.
Bakersfield Rodeo was dominated by Best Ever riders!
The All-Around went to DJ Parker.
Team Roping champs were CR Wilken and Dalton Pearce.
Second went to Pat Boyle Dennis Watkins.
Third went to Ryan Reed and Monty Joe Petska.
Fourth was Marcus Battaglia and Bobby Roberts.
Fifth was DJ Parker and Brushton Minton.
Jordan Ketscher won third in the Tie-Down Roping.
Lacey Lockard took third in Barrel Racing.
Brushton Minton won Banning, CA in the Tie-Down Roping and took home the All-Around win in Santa Ynez, CA.
Jade Corkill made an appearance in Abilene, TX and won over $2,200 between go rounds and the average.
Congratulations to team rider, Clayton Biglow, on another record year. Coming into the finals 3rd with over $135,000 won in the season.
Bear Pascoe took home the Steer Wrestling title in Santa Ynez, CA.
Chant Deforest won the All-Around, Tie-Down Roping, and Team Roping in Marysville, CA. Chant also won the Tie-Down Roping in San Bernardino, CA, and brother CJ Deforest won the All-Around.
Doyle Hoskins won the All-Around, Team Roping, and second in the Tie Down Roping in Coarsegold, CA.
Dustin Egusquiza took the title in Pasadena, TX winning $2,854 in the rounds and average.
Boss Hog, Ryan White, won the #14 at the Paso Robles World Series with partner, Cutter Machado.
The California Circuit Finals was hosted in Lancaster, CA. Team Best Ever lit up the leaderboard as the year end race came to a close! Congratulations to each and every contestant!
The All-Around Year End went to Jordan Ketscher.
Doyle Hoskins was the Average All-Around winner for the CFR.
Team rider, Clayton Biglow, put on a clinic in the Bareback Riding, winning a total of $10,533. Biglow won all three rounds and the average.
The Team Roping was dominated by Best Ever riders in each go round and the average title.
Round one went to Ryan Reed and Monty Joe Petska with a 4.7.
Round two was a split between Josh Prather and Wyatt Cox, and Chant Deforest and Bronc Boehnlein both with a 4.5.
The third round went to C.J. Deforest and Andy Holcomb with a 4.5.
The year-end heading champion was C.J. Deforest.
The CFR average went to Blake Hirdes.
The CFR Tie-Down Roping was also a display of Best Ever talent.
Ryle Smith won the average, while Jordan Ketscher was a close second.
Doyle Hoskins took third in the average.
Tonia Forsberg and her horse, Velvet, put on quite the show in the barrel racing. She held her own against Nelly Miller’s famous mare, Sister. Tonia pocketed $7,215 between the go rounds and the average. Tonia won the second round and second in the average. Congratulations on a dream come true and her first trip to Ram Circuit Finals!
Team rider, Cade Passig, won not only the average at the Turquoise Circuit Finals, but also the year end heeling award as well.
Can’t wait to watch our team members in Florida!
September & October Birthdays
Alison Grantham – 9/1
Doyle Thomas Hoskins – 9/2
Trey Blackmore – 9/2
Cory Petska – 9/3
Case Hirdes – 9/6
Ryan Reed – 9/8
Cayden Cox – 9/8
Shad Platt – 9/15
Tom Lewis – 9/15
Delaina Taketa – 9/17
Dustin Egusquiza – 9/19
CR Wilken – 9/19
Coy Smith – 9/21
Shannon Jones – 9/21
Tom Richards – 9/22
Blayze Fallis – 9/23
London Gorham – 9/24
Pete Oen – 9/26
Nick Guy – 10/1
Cody Snow – 10/9
Lacey Lockard – 10/9
Christy Burleson – 10/10
Phillip Ralls – 10/13
Kellan Johnson – 10/15
Colby Smith – 10/18
Wyatt Hansen – 10/19
Katie McCaslan – 10/23
Michelle Silva – 10/26
Stephen Smith – 10/27
Kelly Barker – 10/29
Sean Mulligan – 10/30
Denim Garcia – 10/31