Learn what bit and saddle combinations are helping the top breakaway ropers in the world get on top and stay there in 2022.

BRJ has been keeping you in the loop all season long as breakaway ropers have been fighting for an NFBR qualification at rodeos across the United States and Canada. The top six in the WPRA standings have won upwards of $44,000 on their rockstar horses. These are the headgear and saddles that have helped them rake in the cash all summer long.

No. 1: Martha Angelone

Earnings: $91,665.15

Horse: Spots Lil Legend, “Legend”

Bit: Kerry Kelly

Saddle: Martin Saddlery

Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer
Legend’s Kerry Kelly Bit

No. 2: Erin Johnson

Earnings: $61,806.24

Horse: Husker be Smokin, “Chico”

Saddle: TM Leather and Saddlery custom

Bit: Gordy Alderson medium shank with dog bone mouthpiece

Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer
Chico’s Gordy Alderson

No. 3: Lari Dee Guy

Earnings: $55,012.54

Horse: Peptos Black Quixote, “Rex”

Saddle: Beach Saddlery

Bit: Tom Balding square hinge port with twisted bar mouthpiece

Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer
Rex’s Tom Balding square hinge port.

No. 4: Shelby Boisjoli

Earnings: $52,049.74

Horse: “Lil Punch”

Saddle: H & W

Bit: Perfect Bit

No. 5: Taylor Hanchey

Earnings: $52,049.74

Horse: Lanas Little Duel, “Pam Pam”

Saddle: Beach Saddlery with Classic Equine Zone pad

Bit: Gordy Alderson

Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer
Pam-Pam’s Gordy Alderson Bit
Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer

No. 6: Taylor Munsell

Earnings: $44,065.61

Horse: Hotrod Song, “Colonel”

Saddle: Custom saddle fitted for each horse by Usher Brand

Bit: Square ported correction Tom Palmer or floating port Randy Reid

Bit And Boujee: The Winningest Tack In Prorodeo Breakaway This Summer
Colonel’s Tom Palmer

Looking for ProRodeo results? Keep up with BRJ’s August results tracker to stay in the know.


Related