2020 Purina Horse of the Year Presented by AQHA Awards Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Success in timed events is a 50/50 effort between the cowboys and their horses, and the Purina Horse of the Year presented by AQHA awards provide recognition to ProRodeo’s top horses.

The 2020 Purina Horse of the Year presented by AQHA awards were unveiled Oct. 12. The top three horses in each category are listed below.

Team Roping Heading

1. RK TUFF TRINKET “Bob;” ridden and owned by Riley Minor
2. GYPSY SAILOR “Sailor;” ridden by Charly Crawford, owned by Charly & Jackie Crawford
3. IMA FRESNOS DEE “Annie;” ridden and owned by Cody Snow

Team Roping Heeling

1. (Tie) NITA WIN PLAYBOY “Drago;” ridden and owned by Logan Medlin
LEOS HIGHBROW “Sug;” ridden and owned by Brady Minor
3. LITTLE HICKORY BOON “Ray J;” ridden and owned by Wesley Thorp

Tie-Down Roping

1. POCKETFUL OF LIGHT “Pockets;” ridden and owned by Caleb Smidt
2. (Tie) CASANOVAS COWGIRL “Beyonce;” ridden and owned by Haven Meged
DUALIN DEMON “Rambo;” ridden by Hunter Herrin, owned by Travis & Joanna Dobbs

Steer Roping

1. LENA JOE ICHI “Professor;” ridden and owned by Martin Poindexter
2. FRECKLES POSSUM BABY “Possum;” ridden by Scott Snedecor & Stephen Stransky, owned by Stephen Stransky
3. RBS BADGER TIGGER “Tigger;” ridden and owned by Cole Patterson

Steer Wrestling

1. DASHIN HAZE “Tyson;” ridden by Curtis Cassidy & Jesse Brown, owned by Curtis Cassidy
2. (Tie) BE DUN BY THREE “Benz;” ridden and owned by Clayton Hass
PATRIONIC DASH “Mable;” ridden by Stetson Jorgensen, owned by Garrett Henry

Barrel Racing

1. HIGH VALOR “Valor;” ridden and owned by Dona Kay Rule
2. BIDDIN ON FAME “Beau;” ridden and owned by Emily Miller
3. LEAN MEAN BLUE DEAN “Blue Dean;” ridden and owned by Jill Wilson

Courtesy of PRCA

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