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R.A. Brown Ranch Ranch Horse Competition

March 11

R.A. Brown Ranch Ranch Horse Competition

Date: March 11, 2024 | This event is part of RAB’s three-day event, A Rancher’s Rendezvous 

Start Time: 7:30 a.m.

Location: RA Brown Ranch, Throckmorton, Texas. **As you pull in, please park in the grassy area on the east side of the main road in an orderly manner. With so many horses and trailers, it will be helpful for your fellow competitors.

Judge: Garrett Cooper (Youth and BDBD) and Bozo Rogers (Wrangler, Cowboy, Ranch Hand, Junior, Senior)


Entering and Scratching

Books open February 5. Close March 5 (or until full at 100 entries. Note: The BDBD and Novice BDBD will be capped at 10 entries each).

Participants will be allowed to scratch their entry for a full refund up until Friday, March 8. Any scratches after that date will not receive their entry fee back unless accompanied by a vet release.

RHAA Pattern 3



Class Order and Entry Fees

Open BDBD, Novice BDBD, Jr Youth, Sr Youth, Wrangler, Cowboy, Ranch Hand, Junior & Senior

  • BDBD – $250
  • Novice BDBD – $250
  • Junior Youth – $175
  • Senior Youth- $250
  • Wrangler – $325
  • Cowboy – $325
  • Ranch Hand- $325
  • Junior – $325
  • Senior- $325

Estimated Schedule:

Start: 7:30 a.m. (Open arena until 7:15 a.m. — there are arena lights)
Open BDBD: 7:30 am
Novice BDBD: 8:00 am
Jr Youth: 9:00 am
Sr Youth: 9:55 am
Wrangler: 10:35 am
Lunch Break: 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Open arena for first 20 minutes). We will also be awarding our BDBD and Youth Class prizes at this time.
Cowboy: 1:30 pm
Ranch Hand: 3:15 pm
Junior: 4:45 pm
Senior: 6:30 pm
Saddle Shoot-out: 1:00 pm. The top two competitors from Wrangler, Cowboy, Ranch Hand, Junior and Senior who showed Monday will be invited. There will be a calcutta of these ten held during lunch on Tuesday. Calcutta will pay 1st and 2nd with the remainder of the proceeds going to benefit the War Horses for Veterans or the WRCA Foundation.


  • Class winners will get Preston Williams buckles
  • High cow scores of each class win Moore Maker fence pliers
  • high reining scores of each class receive Mitchell Saddlery split reins
  • High youth score of the day wins a saddle
  • Reserve overall shoot out champ wins a Capital Hatters Custom Hat
  • The top two riders in the five main classes will be invited the next day, March 12 at 1:00 p.m. for a saddle run-off for a Jeff Smith Ranch Cutter saddle! Pattern for the run-off TBD.


Inclement Weather? If we happen to get rained out, we will postpone the show for a later date. We will put the word out on the R.A. Brown Ranch and the RHAA facebook pages so please check there before your trip.



There are two stall options:

  1. Twisted Mesquite Performance Horses
    $35 a night per horse, price includes 2 (40 lbs) pelleted shavings. We have more shavings, bluebonnet omega force, and cubed alfalfa available at cost if needed. Please bring your own water buckets. You will have access to indoor arena, outdoor roping arena, and outdoor running pens for riding. As well as a covered (non-heated) wash bay. Please contact Ally Null for availability, 806-678-4737

    • 12 x 12 Indoor stall barn
    • 10 x 12 Indoor Stalls in the indoor arena
    •  20×12 Indoor Stalls in the indoor arena
    • 10 x 30 Covered runs
    • 9 x 30 (1) Covered run
    • 30 x 20 (1) Covered run
  2. BoardWalk Horse Co.
    All indoor stalls have fresh shavings. Bring your own water bucket. Address is 101 S. Austin Avenue, Throckmorton, TX 76483. Contact Nathan Wright, 940-345-0746

    1. 12 x 12 stalls, $25/night
    2. 20 x 20 stalls, $35


Questions? Contact this show’s secretary:

  • Lottie Cogdell
  • Email:
  • Phone: 806-422-0729


March 11
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Lottie Cogdell


R.A. Brown Ranch
204 Brown Ranch Road
Throckmorton, TX 76483 United States
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