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Barnes PRCA Rodeo, third and fourth generation

May 4, 2018

Westin and his wife Katelyn will again travel with their young children Elsie and Martin to Hawley Minnesota to produce the rodeo in 2018. Three-year-old Elsie and her younger brother Martin are now the fourth generation of the Barnes PRCA Rodeo family business. Elsie is a mini-me of her mother Katelyn helping out with washing…

Barnes’ animal athletes selected for 2017 Great Lakes Circuit Finals

November 6, 2017

J2 Frankie Scott, leads the herd to Louisville, Kentucky Representing the Rafter B Bar Ranch from Peterson, Iowa are bucking horses, bulls and saddle horses selected for the Great Lakes Circuit Finals (GLCF) November 9-11 in Louisville, Kentucky. Among the Barnes PRCA Rodeo livestock selection is bareback horse J2 Frankie Scott, saddle bronc 3I9 Barry…

Kyle Whitaker wins all-around in Hawley, 2017 

June 16, 2017

June 2017 Kyle Whitaker, 8x PRCA Linderman Award winner, won the 2017 all-around title in Hawley, Minn. Whitaker competed in Saddle Bronc, Tie-Down Roping, and Steer Wrestling.   Whitaker consistently enters Barnes PRCA Rodeo’s due to the caliber of animal athletes.  “They have a lot of nice bucking horses that give a guy a chance to…