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Bringing Pro Rodeo’s Best to You Since 1950

Established in 1950 Barnes PRCA Rodeo from Peterson, Iowa continues to be a premier livestock contracting company and member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association.  The longevity of Barnes PRCA Rodeo is captured in the marketplace where community celebrations have been continuous partners dating back 40, 50 and 60 years. The late founder, Bob Barnes, once told a newspaper reporter years ago, "We are to rodeo - what Cadillac is to cars."

Today Marty Barnes owns and manages all aspects of the livestock, rodeo production and breeding program with his eldest son, Westin.  Barnes PRCA Rodeo will produce nearly 30 events across the country in 2017. Visit their schedule page for a complete listing. 

The athletic talent of Barnes’ bucking horses, bulls and saddle horses is award winning.  This year marks the 40th anniversary of Crystal Springs being named the 1977 Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year.   Red Horse Crossin' was recently honored as the 2016 Great Lakes Circuit Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year.  This December,  she made her fourth consecutive trip to the Wrangler National Finals (WNFR) in Las Vegas for the Super Bowl of Pro Rodeo.  During the 2015 WNFR, she bucked off her riders and was judged the Best Bucking Horse of the performance in Rounds 3 and 8.  The Barnes’ bay mare CAT Power was selected nine consecutive times between 2005-2013 to the WNFR.  The foundation sire Boy Ballou continues to influence the breeding program.  He made five trips to the National Finals Rodeo.

Barnes PRCA Rodeo is in an elite class of PRCA Stock Contractors.  They are one of only two firms across North America selected to provide livestock for every National Finals Rodeo, since its inception in 1959.

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Jun 16
Whitaker wins all-around titles in Hawley and Merrill

Kyle Whitaker, 8x PRCA Linderman Award winner, won the 2017 all-around titles at both Barnes PRCA Rodeos during the second weekend of June. ...

Jun 07
CNFR qualifer wins on 4x WNFR bronc at Cherokee, Iowa
Red Horse Crossin, the 2016 Great Lakes Circuit Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year, took cowboy Nick Shenold from Weatherfod, Okla. to the pay window....
May 26
Cowboys climb PRCA standings ladder on Barnes' livestock

This season Barnes PRCA Rodeo bucking stock are helping several cowboys climb the ladder into the top 15. Several variables play into the success of...

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Upcoming Rodeo Schedule

We invite you to join us at our 2017 events, be sure to buy your tickets early… you don’t want to be left out!
Buffalo Championship Rodeo
Jun 23 - Jun 24
Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Championship Rodeo

Days of 56 Rodeo
Jun 23 - Jun 24
Ponca, NE
Days of 56 Rodeo

Heart of the North Rodeo
Jul 6 - Jul 8
Spooner, WI
Heart of the North Rodeo

PRCA
Jul 14 - Jul 15
Wapello, IA
PRCA

Franklin County Fair
Jul 19
Hampton, IA
Franklin County Fair

Rice County Fair
Jul 21
Faribault, MN
Rice County Fair

Jul 22
Ida Grove, IA

Faribault County Fair
Jul 29
Blue Earth, MN
Faribault County Fair

PRCA
Aug 10 - Aug 11
Marshall, MN
PRCA

Aug 14
Parker, SD