Raised on a working cattle ranch, Dan has never been a stranger to life lived outdoors. Whether he’s tending cattle, roping in the pro rodeo circuit, or guiding hunters at Mellon Creek Outfitting, his God fearing, patriot-to-the-bone, all-or-nothing approach to life leaves nothing to question. No excuses, no apologies, no prisoners… just real.
The father of Daniel Braman IV, Dan is a member of the PRCA and Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA). He has roped since he was a small child and qualified for three PRCA Texas Circuit Final Rodeos. Dan qualified for three CPRA finals as well and has been a finalist at both the George Strait Team Roping Classic and the Bob Feist Invitational. His list of rodeo accomplishments is likewise vast and continues to grow.
Stephanie Braman, widely known as Dan’s better… and better looking half, leads the way for women WildLifers the world over. Her unrelenting mission? To spend the rest of her red-white-and-blue, God loving, game chasing days introducing women to the outdoors. Make no mistake, this full throttle huntress is the real deal. Like Dan, Stephanie was born to hunt… and she does it well.
Stephanie began her rodeo career in the youth ranks and continued it until this day. She qualified for the high school and college finals in several events. Stephanie ropes calves in the CPRA and has been to six CPRA finals in that event. She team ropes a great deal as well qualifying for the USTRC finals on several occasions. Stephanie will be competing this year in Las Vegas during the World Series of Roping Finals during the National; Finals Rodeo.
It could be said that Dustin Mueller was born with mud on his boots. A WildLifer to the core, Mueller, a loud and proud lone star native, was raised on his family’s hill country ranch near the small Texas town of Fredricksburg. On any given day, you can find Dustin managing daily operations at Mellon Creek Outfitting, the hunter’s paradise he’s called home since 2008. Keep both eyes on Dustin, his knowledge, experience and prolific approach to hunting big and small game alike, paves the way for WildLifers to come.
Dustin began competing in high school and continues to compete professionally today. Dustin has qualified for the CPRA, UPRA, and USTRC finals on several occasions.
One of the youngest and best young guns in the field today. This is his second year as a member of the PRCA and is currently ranked 36th in the nation and 2nd in the All American Tour as a heeler. Daniel has twice qualified for RFD TV’s The American, once with three time world champion header Tee Woolman and the second time with his current partner, Manny Egusquiza. Daniel is also a member of the United States Team Roping Association of which he has competed in their finals for several years now. Based on the USTRC Daniel is classified as a 9E heeler meaning, he can only move up on more number to be as high as one can get. Daniel’s list of accomplishments began in youth events and continues now in his professional career. Not many young men rope with three time world champions, that in and of itself gives credit to his ability to compete at the highest of levels.
Manny has roped his entire life. He is a true professional in every sense of the world. Manny’s list of accomplishments is far too long to mention but suffice it to say they are vast. Aside for being an athlete, Manny is also the director of team roping within the PRCA.
Race has been an athlete his entire life. Race along with Daniel won the Texas High school Rodeo Association region 7 championship together. Race is a member of the USTRC and currently competing in the Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association with Dan Braman.