The Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo is proud to have the best livestock in the world from Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle. Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle were nominated as one of the top 5 PRCA Stock Contractors in 2018. This marks the 8th time that Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle were selected as one of the best out of 80 PRCA stock contractors in the United States and Canada.
Powder River Rodeo is entering their 34th year of producing and supplying livestock to Top PRCA rodeos. Powder River Rodeo is owned and operated by Hank and Lori Franzen from Riverton, Wyoming. Since they began supplying livestock to PRCA rodeos, the Franzens have become known for their world-class bucking horses. Some of these incredible horses include Khadafy Skoal, 3-time Bareback Horse of the year and 2012 Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductee; Miss Congeniality, 2-time Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year; and Craig At Midnight, the 2016 Bareback Horse of the Year.
Craig At Midnight, was voted the Reserve World Champion Bareback Horse for 2017, and also tied for the Top Bareback Horse of the National Finals Rodeo. At the 2018 National Finals Rodeo, Tim O’Connell conquered Craig At Midnight to win Round 3 en route to his third consecutive world championship. Craig At Midnight has been consistently scored 44 to 48 points over the last 4 years of PRCA rodeo action. He weighs in at 1700 pounds and is one of the biggest bucking horses in the business.
D & H Cattle is a bucking bull operation located in Dickson, Oklahoma that is owned and operated by father/son duo, Dillon and H.D. Page. For over 40 years, D & H Cattle has been breeding, training, and bucking some of the best bulls in the world at PBR and PRCA bull riding events. Dillon and H.D. page still work every day to improve their highly successful breeding program. Some of their incredible bulls include Mossy Oak Mudslinger, 2006 PBR Bucking Bull of the Year; Shepherd Hills Tested, 2013 PRCA Bucking Bull of the Year; Long John, 2015 PBR Bucking Bull of the Year; and the best bull in the PBR and PRCA today, Bruiser.
Bruiser won 2016, 2017, and 2018 PBR Bucking Bull of the year, and was also selected as the 2017 PRCA Bucking Bull of the Year to solidify his position as the best bull in the world and one of the greatest of all-time. Bruiser’s world champion selection in both the PRCA and PBR in the same year has only happened one other time in the history of these two associations with the legendary “Bodacious” in 1995. Bruiser was also named the Top Bucking Bull of the National Finals Rodeo, a very prestigious award when you are selected by your performance when the stakes are highest!
Powder River Rodeo and D & H Cattle provided the second-highest amount of livestock at the 2018 National Finals Rodeo, with 19 of the 300 animals selected to the prestigious championship event. Horses selected were Craig At Midnight, Bob Cat, Black Leg, Knot So Foxy, Cowboy Casino, Miss Chestnut, Double Take, Bombshell, Rich N Fancy, and Show Me Again. Bulls selected were Bruiser, Short Pop, Struttin’ Stuff, Heartbreak Kid, Fearless, Jack Shot, Udder Lover, Misfire, and Mind Freak. At the 2018 National Finals Rodeo, 5 rounds were won on Powder River and D & H athletes!
Powder River Rodeo and D & H are excited to bring the best animal athletes and top-rated productions to the Greatest Show on Dirt.
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