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Ty Blake going for Gold !

Ty Blake going for Gold !

Ty is currently competing in the novice steer ride event, in the NZ rodeo circuit. This event is for under 15 year olds and over 50 kgs . The steers are 18 month old and around 300 kgs . 

He has to stay on for 8 seconds to make a qualified ride. There are 2 more rodeos left in the season mid March.  These will determine who the NZ champion will be.  Ty is battling against a South Island cowgirl for the title. it’s all come down to him been able to place well.

Ty has been selected to represent New Zealand in the High School Rodeo team that will be travelling to Australia later this year.

It’s been a very exciting season for him and he has a bright future in his chosen sport.

Well done Ty.