Logan Hay Enters First NFR at No. 7 in the PRCA Saddle Bronc World Standings
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Logan Hay had a career-best 2022 regular season in which he finished seventh in the PRCA World Standings after earning over $139,440. Along the way, Hay also broke his brother’s World Record Saddle Bronc Ride with a 95.5-point ride
Here is how Hay’s season looked as he heads to his first career NFR at the age of 25.
Calgary Stampede, $59,000
Hay had a strong showing at the Calgary Stampede and added his name to a prestigious list - Canadians who have won The Stampede. Hay placed in four round, including a third-place finish in the Second Round of Pool B thanks to an 85.5-point ride. He placed in 3-of-4 rounds in his pool before riding for 89.5 points in the Showdown Round to cash a check of $50,000.
Chase Hawks Rough Stock Rodeo, $8,490
Hay kicked off his season in a big way with a win at the Chase Hawks Rough Stock Rodeo, which was all the way back on Dec. 18, 2021. He was matched up with Wild Cherry and went for 87 points. The ride earned Hay nearly $8,500.
HIGHEST MARKED RIDES
Hardgrass Bronc Match, 95.5 Points
Hay was marked 95.5 points on Calgary Stampede’s Xplosive Skies, the Bareback Riding Horse of the Year in 2021, to break the record of 95 points, which had been most recently set by his brother Dawson at the same rodeo.
Farm-City Pro Rodeo, 89.5 Points
Hay took second at the big one-header in Hermiston, Oregon by riding Weekend Departure of The Calgary Stampede. It was the highest marked ride on that horse in 2022 and it won him over $5,500.
US Open Xtreme Broncs Match, 89.5 Points
Hay’s 89.5-point ride on Lunatic Nation won him the Long Round before he was bucked off in the Short Round.
Omak Stampede, 89.5 Points
The Omak Stampede occurred the same weekend as the Farm-City Pro Rodeo and US Open, giving Hay three 89.5-point rides in as many days. He won this Washington rodeo by a half-point over his countrymen Kole Ashbacher and rookie Aussie Damian Brennan.
Kitsap Stampede, 87.5 Points
Hay was marked 87.5 points at the Kitsap Stampede to win the rodeo and earn just over $4,500.
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