Rodeo might just be America’s original pastime. It started with an event called saddle bronc in the old west. Today, there’s one name that dominates saddle bronc: the Wrights . There are nine members of the Wright family riding the circuit and they rank among the best in the world.
My name is ShaRee Wright and I am the wife to 2x saddle bronc world champion Cody Wright and the mother to Rusty, Ryder, Stetson, Statler and Lily Jo!
Ryder and his wife , Cheyenne, have one daughter, Bexley.
The oldest, 42-year- old Cody Wright , has won the champion’s gold buckles, the top prize, twice.
While Bill Wright , the patriarch of this large Mormon family, struggles to manage the ranch, his sons and grandsons continue to dominate the pro rodeo circuit, their names familiar to anyone with a knowledge of the sport. In earlier years, the ranch financed the family’s rodeo hobby.
At just twenty years old , from the Wilderness Circuit, Rusty Scott Wright is making a huge name for himself in the world of rodeo.
Spencer started his season off with a good win at the National Western Stock Show Rodeo in Denver. He was the 2008 high school champion, won the College National Finals Rodeo in 2013 and got the gold buckle as the ultimate rodeo champion in 2014.
30 years (January 31, 1990)
Bexley Wright was born on Calgary Stampede’s Championship Sunday which, last year, fell on July 16. This year, July 16 is Monday and a day after her dad, Ryder Wright , is scheduled compete in the richest day in rodeo to try to unseat three-time winner Zeke Thurston in the saddle bronc event.
He went to Milford High School in his hometown of Milford, Utah.
In 1916 the Wright factory was merged with the Glenn L. Martin Company to form the Wright -Martin Aircraft Company. Orville died in 1948, aged 77, leaving an estate worth $10.3 million in today’s dollars.
He moved from Minnesota to Oklahoma when he was five. He graduated from Balko (Oklahoma) High School, then started college at Clarendon (Texas) College where WNFR qualifier Bret Franks was his coach.