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Whataburger's Whatakid: Wyatt Bray of Region III

Congratulations to the Whatakid of the month, Wyatt Bray! Competing in calf roping and team roping this eighteen-year-old senior cannot be stopped. “I love the challenges of the sport of rodeo. No matter how good you are, you can always get better,” Wyatt said. Wyatt’s favorite calf horse is named Big Red. “Everyone laughs about his name when they see him because he is only 14 hands tall, but his heart and try is bigger than most big horses,” Wyatt said. “He has a great personality, anyone can ride him, and he works every time.” Big Red has been in the family for a long time as both Wyatt and his brother have rode him in youth, junior high, high school, and amateur rodeo events. Wyatt loves

McCoys' Farm and Ranch Family: The Stewart Family

Kevin, Ember, Tegan and Sterling Stewart all own and work on their family ranch, Casa Roja Ranch, located in Glenn Rose, Texas. The Stewart ranch has been in business training horses for the last 20 years and continues to train team roping and barrel racing horses to this day! The ranch began as a family affair as Kevin grew up competing in team roping and met his wife, Ember, while competing at Nationals. Kevin competed 11 times at Nationals, and knew the rodeo lifestyle was what he wanted to pursue as a career. Kevin and Ember have been working with teams who want to succeed in team roping and barrel racing at their ranch, Casa Roja, for 20 years and Kevin has been teaching lessons for the

McCoys' Farm and Ranch Family: the Allbritton's

Congratulations to the Allbritton’s, the McCoy’s Farm and Ranch family of the month! Lisa and Nathan Allbritton, and their son, Kade Maroney, own and operate 2,400 acres near Mansfield, Louisiana, where their home place is; 2,000 acres in Cloutierville, Louisiana; and 15,000 acres in Colorado. They own roughly 1,500 mama cows (not counting bulls and calves) and 12 horses. “We have four full-time employees working for us along with Nathan, Kade and myself,” Lisa said. While no family members work a 9-5 job, they get their fair share of work with extended hours. “We work sunup to sundown,” Lisa said. All of the ranch tasks are a team effort as no person working on the ranch has one particular

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