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  • Molly Morrow Photography

  • Molly Morrow Photography

  • Molly Morrow Photography

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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.  Marty Barnes manages all aspects of the livestock, rodeo production and breeding program with his eldest son, Westin.  

The longevity of Barnes PRCA Rodeo is captured in the marketplace where community celebrations dating back 40, 50 and 60 years are continuous partners.  In 2017 we are  looking forward to producing over 30 events.  We invite you to visit our schedule for a complete listing and attend multiple performances.  As our late founder, Bob Barnes, told a newspaper reporter years ago, "We are to rodeo - what Cadillac is to cars."

The athletic talent of our Barnes' bucking horses, bulls and saddle horses are award winning.  Red Horse Crossin' was recently honored as the 2016 Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year from the Great Lakes Circuit.  This year marks her fourth consecutive trip to the Wrangler National Finals (WNFR) in Las Vegas for the Super Bowl of Rodeo.  During the 2015 WNFR,  she bucked off  her riders and was judged the Best Bucking Horse of the performance in Round 3 and Round 8.  Our 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.  

We are proud that Barnes PRCA Rodeo is in a elite class of PRCA Stock Contractors.  We 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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Rafter-B-Bar Information Center

Nov 21
Barnes PRCA Rodeo receives a hat-trick from the Great Lakes Circuit

November 21, 2016 (Cherokee, Iowa) -  The Barnes PRCA Rodeo's mare Red Horse Crossin' received the 2016 Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year award...

Nov 03
Peterson ranch headed for National Finals Rodeo
The top ranked rough stock cowboys in Pro Rodeo selected Barnes PRCA Rodeo livestock for both the 2016 RAM Great Lakes Circuit Finals (GLCF) in...
Sep 16
Marty Barnes inducted into Hall of Fame
Marty Barnes, a native of Peterson, Iowa was inducted into the Iowa High School Rodeo Association (IHSRA) Hall of Fame last month. Barnes was...

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Upcoming Rodeo Schedule

We invite you to join us at our 2016-17 events, but be sure to buy your tickets early… you don’t want to be left out!
National Finals Rodeo
Dec 1 - Dec 10
Las Vegas, NV
National Finals Rodeo

Jan 20 - Jan 21
Sioux City, IA
Rawhide Bull Riding Challenge

Georgia National Livestock Show and Rodeo
Feb 23 - Nov 26
Perry, GA
Georgia National Livestock Show and Rodeo

Apr 14
Madison, WI
Wisconsin Horse Fair

Apr 21 - Apr 23
St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Horse Expo

Iowa HS Rodeo
May 6 - May 7
Estherville, IA
Iowa HS Rodeo

Cherokee PRCA Rodeo
Jun 1 - Jun 3
Cherokee, IA
Cherokee PRCA Rodeo

American Heroes PRCA Rodeo
Jun 9 - Jun 10
Hawley, MN
American Heroes PRCA Rodeo

Wisconsin River ProRodeo
Jun 9 - Jun 11
Merrill, WI
Wisconsin River ProRodeo

St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo
Jun 16 - Jun 17
Glenwood City, WI
St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo