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A ‘believe in your abilities’ philosophy is deeply rooted in the Thurston family. From left: Sam, Zeke, Tess, Wyatt, Skeeter, and Lynda Thurston.

Big Valley rodeo family inspires each other to greatness

Young rodeo champ rides 'Lunatic from Hell' in Houston and comes out on top

There was surprise and delight on the Canadian rodeo scene, when young bronc rider Zeke Thurston rode all the way to the championship and the $50,000 bonus at RodeoHouston last month. Likely one of the least surprised about the whole deal, though, was Zeke’s mother Lynda. “I had a good feeling in my gut the […] Read more