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Frontier Rodeo Co. building history with award-winning livestock; looks to Roswell May 15-16

March 10, 2015

By Kirk Copeland
(318) 525-8853 – cell
kirk@abamavericks.com
Debra Green
debra@frontierrodeo.com

Tuesday, March 10th

(Roswell, NM) – Jerry Nelson’s Frontier Rodeo Company, who has built a heritage of award-winning livestock since 2005, is proud to be the stock contractor for Roswell’s PRCA Pro Rodeo on May 15 and 16 at Bob Crosby Arena.

The Jesse Andrus and Mike Hillman Memorial is slated for 7:30 p.m. starts on both Saturday and Sunday of the event and will feature riders from around the nation.

Frontier Rodeo Company is based out of Winnie, Texas, and Freedom, Oklahoma. Owned by Jerry Nelson and managed by Pro Rodeo Hall-of-Famer Don Gay and Heath Stewart, the company has provided livestock to rodeos from Florida to Oregon and most states in between. Frontier Rodeo has one no less than 19 international and National Finals Rodeo awards since prized bull Big Bucks won PBR Bull of the Year in 2005.

Among the achievements of Frontier Rodeo and its livestock are:

- 2014 PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year (Medicine Woman)

- 2013 PRCA Bareback Horse of the Year (Full Baggage)

- 2013 PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year (Maple Leaf)

- 2012 National Finals Rodeo - First Time in History a PRCA Stock Contractor Wins Bareback of the National Finals 4 Years in a Row

- 2011 PRCA Bareback Horse of the Year (Full Baggage)

- 2011 PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year (Medicine Woman)

- 2011 National Finals Rodeo - First Time in History a PRCA Stock Contractor Wins Both Bareback and Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year

- 2010 PRCA Bareback Horse of the National Finals (Full Baggage)

- 2010 PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the National Finals (Medicine Woman)

- 2010 High Marked Bullride of the PRCA National Finals with 94.5 Points (Smoke Screen)

- 2009 PRCA Bareback Horse of the National Finals (Delta Ship)

- 2009 PRCA Reserve Saddle Bronc Champion (Let ‘er Rip)

- 2007 PBR Reserve World Champion (Big Bucks)

- 2006 PBR Bull of the National Finals (Scene of the Crash)

- 2005 PBR Bull of the Year (Big Bucks)

Frontier Rodeo owner Nelson has been featured on the front page of the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal for his many achievements in the rodeo industry. He has owned a plethora of championship bulls and horses over his long career in the rodeo/bull riding business. Among his other interest are Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Center in Winnie, Texas, Maverick International, Inc., and the Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks, three-time American Basketball Association National Champions.

General manager Gay is an eight-time Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) world champion bullrider, and was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1979. His father Neal was inducted in 1993, making them the only father and son to receive entry into the hall. Gay has won numerous awards over his illustrious career both in and out of the arena, and served on the PRCA Board of Directors in 1995-96. He is a respected color analyst for such prominent sports networks as ESPN, Fox Sports Net, and TNN.

For further information on Frontier Rodeo Company and its related events, please log onto frontierrodeocompany.com.

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