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Behind the Chutes Industry Recap for April

Thanks for checking in for another industry recap! If you’re checking in today, welcome to Behind the Chutes, a Cowboy Lifestyle Network industry recap series that is your all-in-one place to get your western industry news and rodeo updates for April! In this series, I will cover Pro Rodeo athlete updates, standings, events news and so much more!

Upcoming Rodeos in May

Music Road of the Helotes Cornyval and PRCA Rodeo 2023

Helotes, Texas – The one and only Helotes Cornyval and PRCA Rodeo 2023 is kicking off on Thursday, May 4th, Friday, May 5th, and Saturday, May 6th, 2023, with the Helotes Festival Association’s Award Winning PRCA Rodeo, held in conjunction with the Helotes Festival’s 57th Cornyval which runs through Sunday, May 7th. Helotes is located on the far northwest side of San Antonio, Texas in Bexar County at 12210 Leslie Rd, Helotes, TX 78023.

Going This Week: Chapman Automotive Queen Creek PBR 2023

Get ready to add some PBR bull riding action to your plate for April 28-29th, at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre at 20464 E Riggs Rd, in Queen Creek, Arizona. The Chapman Automotive Queen Creek PBR is presented by Shopper’s Supply and gates will open at 5:30 pm each night. All ages are welcome, come together and bring your friends and family for an exciting night of bull riding!

Save the Date for the 75th Redding Rodeo!

The 75th Annual Redding Rodeo is set to roll into California from May 17th through May 20th! This year, come out and celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of the rodeo and watch some awesome “Buckin’ by the River” in beautiful Northern California! Buy your tickets here.

In Case You Missed It

Thanks for tuning in! Here are the top trending stories for April here at Cowboy Lifestyle Network. Hope you enjoy them!

Forrest Tool Company Exclusive: Why it’s Important to Support Veteran-Owned Companies

As a society, we owe a lot to our veterans and first responders. These brave individuals have put their lives on the line time and time again to protect our freedoms and way of life. It is only fitting that we show our gratitude and support for our veterans in every way possible. One way we like to do this is by supporting veteran-owned companies like Forrest Tool Company, a proud, American-Made company, started by a Veteran and now owned and operated by another Veteran, Rob Figueroa. Read the full story here.

Plan the Ultimate Wild West Getaway in Cody Yellowstone

Forged by nature, founded by outsiders, and treasured by those who keep it wild, Cody Yellowstone offers a rare opportunity to experience the authentic spirit of the Old West. Affectionately known as the “Rodeo Capital of the World”, Cody Yellowstone attracts nearly a million visitors annually, drawn in by the destination’s wide-open spaces, fascinating history, and untamed frontier spirit. Here, you can step backward in time to a bygone era on historic Sheridan Avenue; channel your inner cowboy with a stay at an authentic dude ranch; or take in all the athleticism, excitement, and heart-pounding action of the longest-running nightly rodeo in the world. Ready to saddle up for the ultimate Wild West adventure? Here are a few ideas to help plan your next great getaway in Cody Yellowstone. Read the full story here.

Standings For Top 5 in Each Event (As of 4/21)

All Around

  1. Stetson Wright
  2. Nelson Wyatt
  3. Marcus Theriot
  4. Brushton Minton
  5. Trevor Hale


  1. Leighton Berry
  2. Keenan Hayes
  3. Rocker Steiner
  4. Kaycee Feild
  5. Jayco Roper

Saddle Bronc

  1. Stetson Wright
  2. Sage Newman
  3. Zeke Thurston
  4. Chase Brooks
  5. Ben Andersen

Bull Riding

  1. Ky Hamilton
  2. Josh Frost
  3. Jeff Askey
  4. Stetson Wright
  5. Trey Holston

Steer Wrestling

  1. Dalton Massey
  2. Jesse Brown
  3. Will Lummus
  4. Jacob Talley
  5. Tyler Waguespack

Team Roping Headers

  1. Rhen Richard
  2. Nelson Wyatt
  3. Andrew Ward
  4. Dustin Egusquiza
  5. Kalen Driggers

Team Roping Heelers

  1. Jeremy Buhler
  2. Buddy Hawkins
  3. Levi Lord
  4. Justin Davis
  5. Junior Nogueira

Tie Down

  1. Riley Webb
  2. Hunter Herrin
  3. Westyn Hughes
  4. Trevor Hale
  5. Michael Otero

Barrel Racing

  1. Jordan Briggs
  2. Kassie Mowry
  3. Jackie Ganter
  4. Hailey Kinsel
  5. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi


  1. Hali Williams
  2. Joey Williams
  3. Cheyanne Guillory
  4. Tiffany Schieck
  5. Martha Angelone
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