, Muskogee, OK


May 1, 2014

Muskogee Round-Up Club’s playdays begin

Saturday marks the first playday at Muskogee Round Up Club. Exhibitions at 3 p.m. and are $4 each or three for $10. Leadline at 4 p.m. Classes are: barrel racing, pole bending, down and back and flag racing.

Goat tying will be added to the first two playdays. This event will not count towards awards and may continue the rest of the season based upon participation. Age groups are: leadline (6-and-under) , 8-and-under (unassisted) , 9-12, 13-17 and 18 and older. $5 per class entered. One-time nomination fee: $5, nomination is not required. Contact Kenneth Burnes at (918) 441-0067 or go to

Pioneer Days Rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday at the Nowata Round Up Club Arena. Mutton Bustin’ starts at 7:15 p.m., rodeo performances start at 8 p.m. Contact George Bowman at (918) 637-3819.

Miami Rodeo has been named the ACRA rodeo of the year for four straight years. More than 400 contestants will compete Friday and Saturday at the Miami Fairgrounds Arena. Gates open at 5 p.m., Mutton Bustin’ at 6:45 p.m., performance starts at 7:30 p.m. nightly. This also an IPRA sanctioned rodeo, locals accepted. Contact (918) 371-2048.

Green Country Arabian Classic will be held at the Tulsa Fairgrounds tonight through Sunday. For more information contact Art Byrd at or Ruth Charpie

Tulsa RV Ranch in Beggs will be having a jackpot team roping tonight. 12 slide pick; 1 draw for $40. Practice from 6-7:30 p.m. Books open 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m., rope at 8 p.m. Contact (918) 267-9000.

Coweta Round Up Club continues their Thursday night 5D barrel series. Exhibitions at 6:30 p.m., race at 8 p.m. Pee Wee entry fee is $15, Youth $20 and Open $30. $5 will be held from each Open run for the added money final race on May 15, must attend four of the six races to be eligible for the added money race. Contact Janet Goodson at (918) 798-4293.

Hamilton’s Sports Arena in Vian continues their Friday night barrel races. Exhibitions at 6:30 p.m., Juniors at 8:30 p.m., Open to follow. Junior (15-and-under)  entry fees are $15, Open is $25. Contact Angela Philpot at (918) 773-2164 or (918) 208-9293.

Lightning G Productions continues their Monday night barrel races at the 4-Way Arena in Pryor. Exhibitions at 6:30 p.m., race at 8 p.m. Open entry fee is $30, 4D (1/2, 1/2, whole second splits) . Progressive payouts. BBR approved. For entries contact Kathy Yerigan at (918) 740-3894. Contact Garrett Yerigan at (918) 864-4123 or (918) 825-1203.

Rangeline Arena in Warner will have team roping practice tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. and roping at 8 p.m. Ranch Sorting practice is  from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday’s slate consists of a saddle and buckle roping. Books open from 9:30-10:30 a.m., rope at 11 a.m. Contact Rick (918) 557-9951 or visit Rangeline Arena on Facebook.

Barrel racing continues at the Checotah Round Up Club Arena each Tuesday. Exhibitions at 6 p.m., race at 8 p.m. Youth (13-and-under)  entry fee is $15, Open is $30 with a one-time $5 building fee per rider. Contact Brittany Rahm at (785) 207-5031.

The Triangle Horse Sales is having a horse sale Saturday at the Shawnee Expo. Center. For more information: (405) 275-2196.

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis, otherwise known as EPM, believed to be one of the most common equine neurologic diseases in North America and can affects horses of all ages, breeds and disciplines. It is difficult to diagnose but if found early enough can be treated with a 60-70 percent success rate. To find out more about EPM go to:

Reach Vicki Beene at or (405) 826-5531.

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