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The Gauge

The Gauge is a western sports and lifestyle podcast that embodies, highlights and celebrates the western way of life.

Tracks

Cow Horse Full Contact Part 2
Trainers and host's of "Cow Horse Full Contact", Chris Dawson & Russell Dilday continue their conversations on the podcast! Chris and Russell discuss a variety of topics including history, horse training, the evolution of the sport, and much more. Part two of two.---This episode of the Gauge is brought to you by our Official Partners Rock & Roll Denim, Bill Fick Ford, Resistol,, the WCRA, and Lonesome Rider Coffee.RockAndRollDenim.com - BillFickFordHuntsville.com - Resistol.com - WCRARodeo.com - Lonesomeridercoffee.com--Affiliates: Rank Ride - RankRideFantasy.com The GaugeSubscribe for new episodes weekly.TheGaugePodcast.comTheGaugePodcastStore.comMake sure to rate and review this podcast.You can also listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & TuneIn.Follow The Gauge on social media as well: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, & YouTube.*Views and opinions expressed by guests are not those of The Gauge*
75:55 09/29/2022
Cow Horse Full Contact - Part 1
Trainers and host's of "Cow Horse Full Contact", Chris Dawson & Russell Dilday join the podcast! Chris and Russell discuss a variety of topics including history, horse training, the evolution of the sport, and much more. Part one of two.---This episode of the Gauge is brought to you by our Official Partners Rock & Roll Denim, Bill Fick Ford, Resistol,, the WCRA, and Lonesome Rider Coffee.RockAndRollDenim.com - BillFickFordHuntsville.com - Resistol.com - WCRARodeo.com - Lonesomeridercoffee.com--Affiliates: Rank Ride - RankRideFantasy.com The GaugeSubscribe for new episodes weekly.TheGaugePodcast.comTheGaugePodcastStore.comMake sure to rate and review this podcast.You can also listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher & TuneIn.Follow The Gauge on social media as well: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, & YouTube.*Views and opinions expressed by guests are not those of The Gauge*
57:51 09/22/2022
Former UFC Fighter & Green Beret Tim Kennedy
Former Green Beret sniper, UFC Fighter, and New York Times best selling author Tim Kennedy joins the podcast! Tim discusses his book ”Scars and Stripes” along with detailed experiences serving in the military and overcoming life’s challenges. He also gives listeners insight on how suffering can be one of your greatest assets in life, with the right perspective.
72:22 09/15/2022
History Channel’s Alone Star Mark D’Ambrosio
Marine Sniper, survival instructor and former Alone participant, Mark D’Ambrosio joins the podcast to discuss his two experiences on Alone, how he almost died during filming, and his entrepreneur endeavors.
70:10 09/08/2022
Artist & Equestrian Alex Bauwens
Artist, equestrian and horseback archer, Alex Bauwens, joins the podcast to discuss her life within the equestrian world, the world of horseback archery, along with talking all about Game of Thrones.
93:38 09/01/2022
Jordan Weaver 2
Former pastor and founder of The 1017 Project, Jordan Weaver, joins the podcast to discuss his experience after leaving his role as a pastor and his work in his charity. As well Jordan gets into topics discussing the church & philosophy.
114:30 08/25/2022
Two-Time MLB All-Star Ian Desmond
Two-time Major League Baseball All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger Ian Desmond joins the podcast to discuss his love for rodeo, his thoughts on how rodeo athletes could improve their situation, and tells the story of when he found a white cooler outside of 12 Gauge Ranch.
101:57 07/28/2022
President & CEO of Equibrand Ken Bray
President & CEO of Equibrand, Ken Bray, joins the podcast to discuss how to maintain growth of a business within such a volatile landscape & how the western industry always survives.
42:35 07/14/2022
7-Time World Champion Sage Kimzey
Seven-time bull riding world champion, Sage Kimzey, joins the podcast to discuss the struggles of his career, becoming a father while doing rodeo, and gives his own advice to others who want to rodeo.
63:31 07/07/2022
Western Justice Lobbyist Jeff Speaks & Dave Duquette
Western Justice lobbyists Jeff Speaks & Dave Duquette come on the podcast to discuss the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2021, better known as the PAST Act, along with other bills and laws that are or could effect the equine industry in the near future.
96:57 06/30/2022
The Compton Cowgirl Keiara Wade
The Compton Cowgirl and barrel racer Keiara Wade joins the podcast to discuss being a parent, her upbringing in Compton, and her ultimate goal at for the NFR.
66:07 06/23/2022
World Champion Tie-Down Roper Shad Mayfield
World champion tie-down roper Shad Mayfield comes on the podcast to discuss his journey in becoming a tie down roper and the struggles it has been for the 21-year old roper.
55:01 06/02/2022
Joe Millionaire: Steven McBee
Entrepreneur and Joe Millionaire Steve McBee returns to the podcast to discuss his experience on the Fox reality show along with his struggles and achievements as an entrepreneur.
80:30 05/26/2022
Barrel Racer Emily Miller-Beisel 2
Three-time NFR qualifier barrel racer Emily Miller-Beisel makes her return to the podcast to discuss the struggles of working while doing rodeo along with overcoming insecurities.
81:14 05/19/2022
Alexander McCray & Fallon Taylor - Part Two
The Gauge continues the conversation with entrepreneurs Alexander McCray & Fallon Taylor about the lessons and struggles they’ve been through together in running multiple businesses along with doing rodeo and being parents.
66:56 05/05/2022
Entrepreneur Alexander McCray feat. Fallon Taylor - Part One
Marketer and entrepreneur Alexander McCray joins the podcast to talk about his life as a business owner, the struggles he’s faced in the past and present, and how he works alongside his wife, Fallon Taylor, in their businesses within the western world.
71:00 04/29/2022
Bonus Fan Q&A
Chance, Riley & Ty come together to answer your questions on this latest bonus episode of the podcast.
59:58 04/21/2022
$9 Million Rider Matt Gaines
Cutting horse trainer with over $9 million in lifetime earnings, Matt Gaines joins the podcast to discuss his love for the sport of cutting, what it takes to make it as a top trainer, and his hopes for the future of the western industry.
79:01 04/07/2022
Long-Rider Filipe Masetti Leite
Brazilian-Canadian Journalist, documentarian and long-rider Filipe Masetti Leite joins the podcast to discuss his over 15,000 mile trip across the Americas on horseback along with the sights and lessons he learned along his journey.
65:18 03/31/2022
Extreme Wylene Wilson
Professional horse trainer & Extreme Cowboy racer Wylene Wilson joins the podcast to discuss her upbringing and her love for horses has helped her through life.
116:26 03/24/2022
Western Justice’s Dave Duquette
Dave Duquette, founder of the Western Justice Legislative Fund, joins the podcast to discuss his experience in Washington DC, his background in the industry, and what he’s doing to preserve our lifestyle through Western Justice and political action.
82:22 03/17/2022
Shawn & Zane Davis
Three-time saddle bronc world champion Shawn Davis and his son, multiple World’s Greatest Horseman finalist Zane Davis, join the podcast to discuss Shawn’s legacy in the rodeo world as well as his role in moving the NFR to Las Vegas. Zane also discusses his love for horse training and not letting his father’s legacy deter him.
62:25 03/10/2022
Bull Riding Legend Gary Leffew
The rodeo guru of positive thinking and ProRodeo Hall of Fame bull rider Gary Leffew joins the podcast to talk about how rodeo has evolved, his thoughts on sports psychology within rodeo, and what he does now with his own bull riding school.
91:35 03/03/2022
The Classy Black Cowgirl Ja’Dayia Kursh
Black rodeo queen Ja’Dayia Kursh joins the podcast to discuss her experiences with racism within the rodeo industry, how she picked the western way of life, and how she wants to improve it for the better.
73:51 02/24/2022
Dale Brisby
The legendary Dale Brisby joins the podcast to discuss his faith, running a business in the rodeo world, and how he found success as a western lifestyle influencer.
115:14 02/17/2022
6-Time NFR Qualifier Coleman Proctor
Team roper and six-time NFR qualifier Coleman Proctor comes on the podcast to discuss the fun and hard times of being a rodeo athlete, his love for the sport and many other stories he’s had while on the road.
101:11 02/10/2022
Barrel Racer & Veteran Jenna Smeenk
Barrel racer and USAF veteran Jenna Smeenk joins the podcast to discuss her life in growing up on a ranch and in rodeo along with her time in the military and much more old fashion Gauge antics.
120:21 02/03/2022
BONUS: Yellow Felt Soul | Suicide Awareness
Shelby McCamey joins the podcast to discuss depression and suicide within the western world and the work she is doing with her organization, Yellow Felt Soul. She also talks about her own battle with depression and going through the loss of her father from suicide. --- 24/7 Crisis Hotline: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Networkwww.suicidepreventionlifeline.org | 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
50:30 01/31/2022
JT Livestock’s Tara Sanders
JT Livestock’s Tara Sanders joins the podcast to discuss her organization, her avocation to bring back horse slaughter in the United States, and a multitude of other topics.
136:49 01/27/2022
12 Gauge Ranch’s Dustin Pointer 2
President and Owner of 12 Gauge Ranch, Dustin Pointer, returns to the podcast to discuss the issues currently plaguing rodeo and what business type solutions he thinks could improve the sport for it’s athletes.
93:48 01/20/2022