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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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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