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Ryder Wright

Events: Saddle Bronc Riding
Born: 3/12/1998 Milford, Utah
Joined PRCA: 2016
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,019,450.00
World Titles Won: 1 (2017)
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2016-19)
Current Residence: Milford, Utah

2019 world standings place: 3rd
2019 Wrangler NFR standings place: 12th
2019 Wrangler NFR earnings: $48,641
2019 earnings: $273,129
Education: Milford High School (Milford, Utah)

2020 Highlights
• Won the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah) 
• Won the Range Days Rodeo Xtreme Broncs (Rapid City, S.D.)
• Won the Golden Spike PRCA Bronc Riding Classic (Tremonton, Utah)
Career Highlights
• 2019: Placed in three rounds to rank 12th in the average with 348.5 seconds on four head at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, the Colorado (Pueblo) State Fair & Rodeo, the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, the Angelina Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas), the Pony Express Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah), the Las Vegas (Nev.) Days, the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (Moab, Utah), the Eagle (Idaho) Rodeo, the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah), the California Rodeo Salinas, the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.) and the Young Living's Last Chance Rodeo (Mona, Utah). Co-champion at the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair And Rodeo
• 2018: Placed in four rounds to rank 13th in the average with 351.5 points on four head at the Wrangler NFR. Ranked fifth in the world standings with $243,194. Won the Washington (Puyallup) State Fair Pro Rodeo; California Rodeo Salinas; the Horse Heaven / Kennewick (Wash.) Round-Up; the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Fiesta Days Rodeo (Spanish Fork, Utah); the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo; the West Of The Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo Rodeo; Cave Creek (Ariz.) Rodeo Days; the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas); the Days Of The Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah); the PRCA Xtreme Broncs Match (Rapid City, S.D.);  the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.); the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.); the Norco Mounted Posse PRCA Rodeo; the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho); and Utah's (Salt Lake City) Own Rodeo At the Utah State Fair. Co-champion at the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Lehi (Utah) Roundup; the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair & Rodeo; and the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah).
• 2017: Won Round 4,6, 8 and 9 and placed in eight rounds to rank seventh in the average with 702.5 points on eight head. Ranked first in the world standings with $284,938. Won the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo, the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo, the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho), the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho), the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.), the Poway (Calif.) Rodeo, the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo, 
the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Santa Maria, Calif.), the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo, the Amargosa Days PRCA Rodeo (Amargosa Valley, Nev.)
the Summit County Fair & Rodeo (Coalville, Utah), the Utah's (Salt Lake City) Own Rodeo At The Utah State Fair and the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo. Co-champion at the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas
• 2016: Won every round he placed in, rounds 1-4 and Round 9, to rank 12th at the Wrangler NFR. Climbed from 14th to fourth in the world standings with $211,758. Won ABC Pro Rodeo (Lubbock, Texas), the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.), the Last Chance Stampede (Helena, Mont.), the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.), the Days Of The Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah), the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah), the Cave Creek (Ariz.) Fiesta Days Rodeo, the Wyoming State Fair & Rodeo (Douglas, Wyo.), the Eastern Montana Fair Rodeo (Miles City, Mont.), the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo, the Central Ark PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Ark.), the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas) and the Stonyford (Calif.) Rodeo. Co-champion at Kern County Sheriff’s Reserve Stampede Days Rodeo (Bakersfield, Calif.), the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho)

• Won the National High School Finals Rodeo for saddle bronc in 2015. Won the Utah High School State Finals for saddle bronc in 2015 and 2016. 

5-8, 135 … Wife, Cheyenne...Daughter, Bexley...Parents, Cody and ShaRee Wright, brothers Rusty, Stetson and Statler, sister Lily … Cody is a two-time world champion saddle bronc rider (2008, 2010) … Uncles are world champion saddle bronc riders, Jesse Wright (2012) and Spencer Wright (2014); uncles Jake, Calvin and Alex Wright also compete in saddle bronc riding … Started competing in rodeo in 2012 because his whole family competes and his dad (Cody) is his rodeo idol, says he tries to keep his riding style similar to his dad’s … Graduated from Milford High School in 2016 with a class of 32 students … Played football (wide receiver and cornerback) and baseball (center field) … Likes to watch the Denver Broncos play … Enjoys hunting for mule deer and coyotes and riding the Polaris RANGER his brother, Rusty ... Favorite rodeo is Pendleton because the arena is “old-school with a cool atmosphere” … Favorite food is pizza … Favorite movie is Creed … enjoys all kinds of music and plays on his phone when on the road
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