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Silas Richards

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 1/16/1980 Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
Joined PRCA: 2002
PRCA Career Earnings: $176,289.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: North Zulch, Texas

2011 earnings: Did not compete
Tour Finale qualifications: 0


Career Highlights

• 2009: Finished 93rd in the world final standings with $5,413
• 2008: Won the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo
• 2007: Won the Rocky Pro Rodeo, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta; finished 22nd in the world final standings with $36,334
• 2006: Sustained a broken left leg at RodeoHouston (Texas) in March and was out of action until July; competed sporadically the rest of the year due to the leg injury. Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour round at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo (Texas) and won the final round at the Arcadia All-Florida Champions Rodeo

5-8, 175…Single…Hobbies include roping and making barrel racing and Australian saddles (Richards Saddlery)…He had a titanium rod and screws put in his left leg after breaking his leg at RodeoHouston…His parents, Shane and Wendy, live in Australia…His brother, Luke, attended college in Texas…His bareback riding inspirations are Australians Tony Heckscher and Darren Clarke…He began bareback riding in Australia at the age of 16…His favorite foods are steak and potatoes, and seafood when he is in Australia. He especially likes Australian fish and prawns…He listens to rock music and his favorite bands are AC/DC and Nickelback
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