2021 PRCA Nutrena Horse of The Year, Presented by AQHA Announced

2021 PRCA Nutrena Horse of The Year, Presented by AQHA Announced

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association announces the 2021 Nutrena Horse of the Year Awards, presented by AQHA.

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Source: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Success in the sport of rodeo doesn't fall on just the cowboys and cowgirls. Their horses play just as big of factor when they step foot in the arena. The Nutrena Horse of the Year Awards, presented by the American Quarter Horse Association, provide recognition to ProRodeo's top timed-event horses.

The 2021 Nutrena Horse of the Year Awards, presented by AQHA, were unveiled October 14. The top three horses in each category are listed below.

Team Roping Heading
1. IMA FRESNOS DEE, "Annie," ridden and owned by Cody Snow
2. KARTELLS BLUEDRIFT, "Buckskin YY," ridden by Tyler Wade and owned by AQHA Professional Horseman J.D. Yates
3. (Tie) RK TUFF TRINKET, "Bob," ridden and owned by Riley Minor
JUBILANT VERSION, "JV," ridden by Clint Summers and owned by Darren and Clint Summers

Team Roping Heeling
1. NITA WIN PLAYBOY, "Drago," ridden and owned by Logan Medlin
2. DUAL CHIP, "Chip," ridden and owned by Travis Graves
3. TWO SOCKS CODY, "Garfield," ridden and owned by Hunter Koch

Tie-Down Roping
1. SORT OF POPULAR,"Pouraguaja," ridden and owned by Marcos Costa
2. FIGURE TO FLY, "Lollipop," ridden and owned by Andrew Burks
3. BIG CATS MONKEY, "Rampage," ridden and owned by Shad Mayfield

Steer Roping
1. RBS BADGER TIGGER, "Tigger," ridden and owned by Cole Patterson
2. PC THISDUDESGOTTAGUN, "Shooter," ridden and owned by Mike Chase
3. COOPERSLITTLETOY, "Cooper," ridden and owned by Chris Glover

Steer Wrestling
1. DASHIN HAZE, "Tyson," ridden by Curtis Cassidy/Jesse Brown - owned by Curtis Cassidy
2. BE DUN BY THREE, "Benz," ridden by Clayton Hass, Ty Erickson - owned by Clayton Hass
3. GUYS BEST EFFORT, "Casper," ridden by Tyler Pearson/Tyler Waguespack - owned by Tyler Pearson/Dustin Pointer

Barrel Racing
1. FAMOUS LIL JET, "Rollo," ridden by Jordon Briggs and owned by Justin and Jordon Briggs
2. DM SISSY HAYDAY, "Sister," ridden and owned by Hailey Kinsel
3. (Tie) FIERY MISS WEST, "Missy," ridden by Jessica Routier and owned by Gary A Westergren
HR FAMESKISSANDTELL, "Kiss," ridden and owned by Shelley Morgan

Breakaway Roping
1. NO WIMPY TURNS, "Onna," ridden and owned by Shelby Lynn Boisjoli
2. ALLO GALLO COLONEL, "Rooster," ridden and owned by Madison Outhier
3. HUSKER BE SMOKIN, "Chico," ridden by Erin Johnson and owned by Darnell & Erin Johnson

About the 2021 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo returns to Las Vegas for 2021. The Wrangler NFR, is the season-ending championship event for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and is widely acknowledged to be the world’s premier rodeo. Held annually since 1959 – and since 1985, every December at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas – the Wrangler NFR is ProRodeo’s richest and most prestigious rodeo, and it showcases the very best cowboys, barrel racers and livestock in the world. Wrangler NFR 2021 is December 2 through December 11, and fans can follow official PRCA updates throughout the event at www.prorodeo.com.