Wes Borders lives in Arriba, Colorado, where he trains colts and calf roping horses, and rides horses of all kinds. He got his start in 4-H showing classes from English equitation to western horsemanship and reining. Wes also showed reining and roping in AQHA and NRHA.
He took a scholarship to Eastern Wyoming College to join the rodeo team roping calves and team roping. There he won two regional titles. Wes then moved on to the University of Wyoming and competed on a second place College National Finals team, where he also won fourth in calf roping and competed in team roping on the head side.
His PRCA accomplishments add up to about 8 circuit qualifications and one finals average title in tie-down roping. Wes also qualified for the Dodge National Circuit Finals once in tie-down roping.
Wes’s amateur rodeo titles include qualifying for the Colorado Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA) and Wyoming Rodeo Association (WRA) finals several times. He has also won several yearend titles in both associations in tie-down calf roping.
Wes lives on a family operation where they farm and ranch. He spent a sizable amount of time on yearling operations of 4,000 head plus. All things horseback except for fence: gathering, sorting, penning, and doctoring sick calves, all day everyday about 70 miles a day riding. In addition, Wes raises and trains his own small band of horses.
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Falcon came from an unwanted horse situation. He was rescued by Safe Landing Horse Rescue and received full rehabilitation before entering into the Equine Comeback Challenge.
Falcon came from Safe Landing Horse Rescue, Find out more about Safe Landing Horse Rescue Here