PRCA Standings Shuffle: Timmy Sparing moves inside the top 10
Timmy Sparing has been chasing Wrangler’s National Trials Rodeo dream since 2012. He’s schooled in full ups and field along the way. He is riding one of those highs right now in 2022.
His recent run of success at RodeoHouston and Rodeo Austin in March has taken him as high as 6th in the latest PRCA | RAM world ranking. He attributes the race he’s to the nags he’s riding. Actually, a lot of it is from the steed (Beer Money) that I’m riding, said Sparing, 32. And he’s a big reason why I’m having the success that I’m having right now.
Sparing has not qualified for the Trials. The highest he has finished in the world rankings throughout his 11-time ProRodeo career is 36th. He previously made $29,428 in 2022. He said the quick pitch has only boosted his confidence that much more as he chases his first Wrangler NFR shot.
It gives Joe a lot of confidence. You’re competing against the stylish guys in the world every night, he said. positions to compete with the greats.
Testing has obviously always been my thing and this time around it seems like everything is clicking on all cylinders. However, it would be great and a dream come true if I can keep this up all the time.
He’s not the only buckaroo to have jumped up the world rankings. Two-time PRCA world champion bronc defile rider Zeke Thurston finds himself back inside the Top 15. The jump up the rankings comes after he finished second at Rodeo Austin and earned $8,550.
A lot of the success at our event comes down to the lineup, said Thurston, a seven-time Wrangler NFR qualifier. for the effects to come together. Not only did we bomb them in the downtime rodeos, but I had a decent little downtime.
Now, he turns his attention to the spring and summer outdoor rodeos, protesting Thurston at the Clark County Fair and Rodeo in Logandale, Nevada, on April 6. Logandale is a stop on the NFR Playoff Series presented by Pendleton. Whiskey.
I haven’t been to an outdoor rodeo this time yet, he said. It seems like it’s always pretty fun to go to the first outdoor rodeo of the season. We’re headed to Logandale, and I can’t stay. I’m there on the 10th (April) and really want to try.