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Rhen Richard


Events: Team Roping (Heeling), Tie-down Roping
Born: 5/22/1989 Roosevelt, Utah
Joined PRCA: 2008
PRCA Career Earnings: $659,866.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Roosevelt, Utah

2016 world standings place: 12th (AA), 20th (TD), 47th (TR-Header)
2016 earnings: $81,497 (AA), $57,480 (TD), $26,417 (TR)
RNCFR qualifications: 3 (2010, 2012-13)

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the Wainwright (Alberta) Stampede
• Won the Rocky Pro Rodeo (Rocky Mountain House, Alberta)
• Won the all-around at the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah)
• Won the all-around at the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho)

• Won the all-around at the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days
• Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.)
• Won the all-around at the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo
• Won the all-around at That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo

• Won the all-around at the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah)

Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the tie-down roping at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.), the Leduc (Alberta) Black Gold Rodeo, the Innisfail (Alberta) Pro Rodeo and the Sundre (Alberta) Pro Rodeo. 
Won the all-around at the RAM Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah), the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), The Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days. Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo. Won the all- around and team roping at the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho), with Cole Davison and the Bozeman (Mont.) Stampede. Won the all around and co-champion in tie-down roping at the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah). Co-champion at the Grande Prairie (Alberta) Stompede
• 2015: (Partner Cole Davison) Won the all-around at the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah); the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.), the Omak (Wash.) Stampede and the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene). Won the all-around and team roping at Utah's Own Rodeo (Salt Lake City) and the Black Diamond Legends (Price, Utah). Won the all-around and was co-champion in tie-down roping at the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo. Won the tie-down roping at the Oldstoberfest (Olds, Alberta).Won the team roping at the Hand Hills Lake Rodeo (Craigmyle, Alberta), and was co-champion at the Cache County Fair and Rodeo (Logan, Utah). Finished seventh in the all-around world standings with $85,075, 24th in tie-down roping with $50,354 and 32nd in team roping with $36,932
• 2014: Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the RAM Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah). Won the all-around at the Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, Neb.); the Justin Boots Playoffs (Puyallup, Wash.); the Farm-City ProRodeo (Hermiston, Ore.); the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Summit County Fair & Rodeo (Coalville, Utah) and the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair & Rodeo. Won the team roping at the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede, with Jeremy Buhler and the Kinsmen Pro Rodeo (Brooks, Alberta), with Jeremy Buhler. Won the tie-down roping at the Hand Hills Lake Rodeo (Craigmyle, Alberta) and the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo (Idaho Falls, Idaho). Co-champion in tie-down roping at the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished seventh in the all-around world standings with $86,668; 21st in tie-down roping with $53,772 and 25th in team roping with $41,370
• 2013: (Partner Jesse Sheffield) Won the all-around, team roping and tie-down roping at the Pony Express Days Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah). Won the all-around, team roping and tie-down roping at the Moses Lake (Wash.) Round-Up. Won the team roping and was co-champion in the tie-down roping at the Whoop-Up Days Rodeo (Lethbridge, Alberta). Won the Lea Park Rodeo (Marwayne, Alberta) and the Western Stampede (West Jordan, Utah). Won the all-around at the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo; Rodeo Austin (Texas); Montana's Biggest Weekend (Dillon, Mont.) and the Cache County Fair & Rodeo (Logan, Utah). Co-champion at the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished ninth in the all-around world standings with $95,182, 23rd in tie-down roping with $47,584 and 22nd among team roping headers with $47,598
• 2012: (Partner Garrett Tonozzi) Won the all-around at the Ram Wilderness Circuit Finals (Heber City, Utah); the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; The Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah); the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede; the Gooding (Idaho) ProRodeo; the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.) and the Fort Herriman PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah). Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Northeast Montana Fair & Rodeo (Glasgow, Mont.) and the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede. Won the all-around, team roping and tie-down roping at the Pony Express Days Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, Utah). Won the tie-down roping at the Jerome (Idaho) County Fair and Rodeo. Won the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, with Jake Cooper. Won the Black Diamond Legends (Price, Utah), with Matt Sherwood. Co-champion in the all-around the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah). Co-champion in the tie-down roping at the Whoop-Up Days (Lethbridge, Alberta). Co-champion in the all-around and won the team roping at the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur D'Alene, Idaho), with Jake Cooper. Finished 11th in the all-around world standings with $74,020, 23rd in the heeler standings with $45,747 and 38th in the tie-down roping standings with $33,143
• 2011: (Partner Kaden Richard) Won the Silver State Stampede (Elko., Nev.) and the Mo Betta Stampede (Anadarko, Okla.). Won the all-around at the Ram Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah); the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho); the Desert Peak PRCA Stampede (Tooele, Utah); the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho); the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah); the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo (Coeur d' Alene, Idaho); the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.). Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah). Won the all-around and team roping and was co-champion in tie-down roping at the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Round-up. Won the tie-down roping at the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo. Finished 10th in the all around world standings with $65,614 and 28th in team roping with $35,400
• 2010: (Partner Kaden Richard)  Won the all-around at the Lincoln County Fair Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.); the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo; the Lions Dixie Round-Up (St. George, Utah) and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho).  Won the all-around and the team roping at That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo. Won the team roping at the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.); the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo and the Desertview ProRodeo (Castle Dale, Utah); co-champion of the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.). Finished 20th in the all-around world standings with $39,568 and 31st in team roping (heeling) with $34,773
• 2009: (Partner Matt Sherwood): Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede; the Dodge Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah); the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho); co-champion at the Deseret Peak Stampede (Tooele, Utah). Finished 19th in the team roping world standings with earnings of $47,123
• 2008: (Partner Nick Sartain) Won the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo and the Livingston (Mont.) Round-Up; co-champion at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede. Won the Fort Herriman Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah), with Jay Adams. Won the all-around at the Oklahoma State Fair & Rodeo (Oklahoma City). Finished 23rd in the world standings with $49,698
• 2007: (Partner Coby Drake) Won the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah) and the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.) while competing on a permit; earned $9,565
Amateur
National High School Finals Rodeo all-around and tie-down roping champion, 2007; Utah high school team roping champion with his brother, Kaden, 2008; Utah high school tie-down roping champion, 2006
 
Awards
PRCA Resistol Team Roping-Heeler Rookie of the Year, 2008; Wilderness Circuit Rookie of the Year, 2008
Personal
6-1, 185 … Wife, Chalis, married May 9, 2012 … Parents, Chad and Shelly; younger brother, Kaden, two sisters, Jazlyn and Mykynli. Father owns oilfield business, Delsco Northwest, with 48 employees. The family also owns  an alfalfa farm, raises cattle and races horses in Utah as A&C Racing … Kaden competed with Rhen in team roping at the National High School Finals Rodeo. Both brothers also played baseball and football in high school … Rhen was a four-year starting quarterback for Union High School (Roosevelt, Utah), who was named second team all-state as a sophomore and first team both as a junior and senior. He led the state in passing yards (3,500) as a senior and was offered scholarships by Oklahoma State, University of Utah, Utah State, Weber State, Boise State, University of Colorado (Boulder) and Southern Utah University, where his father played quarterback and safety …Graduated from Union High in May 2008 … Roping style he tries to emulate is Clay O'Brien  Cooper's because "he does it smart; he doesn't take stupid shots" ... Rodeo idol is Trevor Brazile ... Favorite movie is Friday Night Lights
 
 
 
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