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Reid/Steffler Ranches win 2010 NILE championship Ranch Rodeo title

Courtesy photo/WD Photos2010 Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) Ranch Rodeo Finals Top Team from the Reid/Steffler Ranches of Firth, ID. Pictured, from left: Jess Reid, Jason Steffner, Aaron Capson, Shawn Oleson and Cody Barfuss.

BILLINGS, MT – The fourth annual NILE Ranch Rodeo Finals were held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 in the Expo Center Arena at the MetraPark. This year’s rodeo had teams representing ten sanctioned rodeos from around the region competing head-to-head. Hailing from the states of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and North Dakota the teams were the S Ranch, Fluss/O’Neill Ranches; the Pierson Ranch; the Bakker/Cooper Ranch; the Sorenson Ranch; the EV Ranch; Helle Livestock; the Tillard Ranch; Bootheel 7 Livestock; and Reid/Steffler Ranches.

This one-of-a-kind rodeo featured working ranch activities including bronc riding, team trailering, team branding, team doctoring and wild cow milking.

Top three teams were: 1. Reid/Steffler Ranch of Firth, ID; 2. S Ranch of Pryor, MT; 3. Bootheel 7 Ranch of Lusk, WY.

Additionally, the Top Horse award went to “Charlie” owned by the S Ranch of Pryor, MT, and ridden by KC Verhelst. The Top Hand award was awarded to Kelly Holmquist also of the S Ranch of Pryor, MT. The Top Horse received a pair of Montana Silversmiths spurs and the Top Hand received a custom saddle made by Vaquero Saddlery.

BILLINGS, MT – The fourth annual NILE Ranch Rodeo Finals were held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 in the Expo Center Arena at the MetraPark. This year’s rodeo had teams representing ten sanctioned rodeos from around the region competing head-to-head. Hailing from the states of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and North Dakota the teams were the S Ranch, Fluss/O’Neill Ranches; the Pierson Ranch; the Bakker/Cooper Ranch; the Sorenson Ranch; the EV Ranch; Helle Livestock; the Tillard Ranch; Bootheel 7 Livestock; and Reid/Steffler Ranches.

This one-of-a-kind rodeo featured working ranch activities including bronc riding, team trailering, team branding, team doctoring and wild cow milking.

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Top three teams were: 1. Reid/Steffler Ranch of Firth, ID; 2. S Ranch of Pryor, MT; 3. Bootheel 7 Ranch of Lusk, WY.

Additionally, the Top Horse award went to “Charlie” owned by the S Ranch of Pryor, MT, and ridden by KC Verhelst. The Top Hand award was awarded to Kelly Holmquist also of the S Ranch of Pryor, MT. The Top Horse received a pair of Montana Silversmiths spurs and the Top Hand received a custom saddle made by Vaquero Saddlery.

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