“Be a Cowboy”: Rodeo Royalty Inspires the Next Generation to Embrace the Dusty Arena

Published 11/20/2023, 8:33 AM EST

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Originating from cattle herding, Rodeo became a famous equestrian sport in today’s date. The competitive dirt ground sport attracts millions every year with its lucrative purse value and thrilling events. Among the crowd is a cowboy from Texas adding to his popularity as a cultural figure. He shares rodeo experiences with the followers bridging the gap between reel and real for the world.

In addition, his unique blend of humor adds to his likeness. Who wouldn’t like a cool man whose website describes his life’s motto as “ridin’ bulls and punchin’ fools”? This authentic cowboy lifestyle wins the hearts of innumerable followers and most recently saw a young man appreciate his skills.

Rodeo star finds his target audience


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The 34-year-old bull rider Dale Brisby uploads fun educational videos for all age types on his YouTube channel called, ‘Rodeo Time.’ Recently, an adorable video came to his attention of a toddler enjoying one of his YT videos. The kid’s mother captioned it, “And now he made me turn on @rodeo.time with @dalebrisby Can’t decide if he’s going to be a cowboy or a farmer.” Brisby diligently reshared it on his Instagram story with the link to the video titled, “Taking interns their first rodeo.”


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Notably, Brisby shares a close connection with world champion bull rider J. B. Mauney. Their friendship has transcended to the big screen as they co-starred in the Netflix original series “How to Be a Cowboy.” However, not many know where his journey began.


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The early passion of Dale Brisby

There isn’t much information on Brisby, some sources reveal his passion is passed on by his father. During his childhood, his father—a rancher and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association member—influenced him. His ride to becoming a collegiate rodeo came only after his success on the sports circuit as a steer and bull rider.


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Brisby has taken on the role of ranch manager at Radiator Ranch, where he provides at the home for horses, cattle, and other ranch animals. Despite his growing popularity on YouTube, his love for the outdoors and rodeo remains unchanged. In addition, his merchandise called ‘Dale Brisby’s Rodeo Time’ also adds a significant amount to his net worth of 1M. From one generation to another, Brisby’s story is a rather inspiring one often hidden behind his love for rodeo!

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Divya Purohit


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Hi there! I am Divya Purohit, and I am a Olympics sports writer at EssentiallySports. As an avid sports junkie I delved in the world of sports journalism and started crafting content around my favorite athletes. By means of my distinct storytelling approach, I provide perceptive viewpoints on diverse sports stories.
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