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Gunner Count 

Gunner Count of Hastings, Michigan is an up and coming bull fighter. Having been involved in the sport of Rodeo for 10 years, In 2012, he was the Jr. Stock Contractor of the year. Gunner is a 2x IMBA World Finals Qualifier as bull rider for 2018 & 2019. Gunner was also the Lost Nations Circuit Champion Jr.Bull Rider and Bullfighter of 2019. In 2022, Gunner was the Jr. bull fighter of the year for the Michigan Youth Teaching Rodeo Association (aka MYTRA). He is the youngest Bull Fighter ever to step in the PBR Arena to fight the mini Bull section. He also is the youngest bullfighter to ever Fight a youth world finals.

Lorne Lickiss

Lorne Lickiss is a young cowboy from Ontario, Canada. He has competed in Ontario, Quebec and the US. He was the 2022 Ontario Junior High School bull riding champion. He qualified for and competed at the 2022 Value Homes Of Idaho IMBA World Finals in Reno, Nevada. Looking forward to what the 2023 season brings.


Gunner Eitniear 

Gunner Eitniear, age 12 of Michigan, started rodeo at the age of 9 because he had a friend who competed. Gunner is a bull rider and steer wrestler. He also works behind the scenes loading stock and setting the arena when not competing because he wants to learn all aspects of rodeo. He was awarded volunteer of the year at age 11 for MYTRA and also was a junior stock contractor mentee for the Value Homes of Idaho IMBA world finals in 2022.

Xander Schroeder

Xander is a 6-year-old bull rider that currently hangs his hat in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but was born in Nevada and has also spent time in California, Washington DC, and Bismarck, North Dakota. Xander’s love of bull riding came when he was able to meet Weston Hartman, Stetson Lawrence, Keyshawn Whitehorse and Jess and Jake Lockwood after attending his first PBR. Xander’s roughstock career started with mutton bustin' at the South Dakota State Fair, then a bucking horse when he was 3-years-old, a min bull shortly after turning four, and he’s been riding ever since.


Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks, age 10, resides in Western NY and has had a passion for bull riding since he was 3 years old. He has finished in the top 5 of his local series for the past 3 seasons and has qualified for IMBA finals 3 years in a row where in 2021 he placed 10th in the World! He is looking forward to the 2023 season and is already working hard to improve for next year!

Coltyn Rowe

Coltyn Rowe, age 8, of Chippewa Lake, Michigan, has been riding since he was 5 years old. In his first year of riding he took 3rd in the world in Mesquite, Texas at the IMBA World Finals finals. In 2022 he rode his way to Quarter Horse Congress PBR Mini Bull championship, MYTRA junior bull riding championship, and qualified for 2022 Value Homes Of Idaho IMBA Finals in Reno, Nevada and finished 19th in the world.

Rugar Count

Rugar Count of Hastings, Michigan is 11 years old. Rugar has been involved in the sport of Rodeo for 6 years. He was the 2018 Reserve World Champion Bull Rider. And in 2018 he was also the reserve champion in Las Vegas, Nv. at the High Stakes Chute Out Bull Riding.


Austin Brooks

Austin Brooks, age 12. He resides in western NY. He has tagged along to rodeo events for the past 3 years and while he tried bull riding a couple times, he decided that it was not for him, but he loved the animals and found that he really enjoyed being around the Stock Contractors in the back pens caring for the bulls and doing the grunt work of getting pens set up and bulls sorted for the show. He was given the amazing opportunity of becoming a Junior Stock Contractor.


Declan Phillips

Declan Phillips is a 10 year old cowboy hailing from Berrien Center, Michigan.  He has been involved in the rodeo world for two years.  Declan qualified for the Value Homes Of Idaho IMBA World Finals in 2021.  He also qualified for the MYTRA Finals in 2022.  Declan found that bull riding was not really his thing, but found a desire to be a bull riding Judge.  Declan has shadowed some great judges from across the country in the 2022 season And became the youngest World Finals Judge In Reno, NV.

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