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Frontier Rodeo Company Named 2015 Stock Contractor of the YearDecember 21, 2015
Las Vegas , NV ( December 15, 2015 )
The dust has settled in Las Vegas as the PRCA Wrangler National Finals has drawn to a close for another record breaking year. And Frontier Rodeo Company, owned by Jerry Nelson of Winnie, TX, was top of the list bring home many of those records. On Wednesday, December 2nd, Jerry Nelson's Frontier Rodeo Company was voted the prestigious award of 2015 PRCA Stock Contractor of the Year Award , by a voting membership of over 10,000. This award is the Top Honor that any stock contracting firm can hold.
As the week progressed, so did Frontier's winnings. Frontier's Saddle Bronc, "Medicine Woman" was voted the 2015 PRCA Saddle Bronc of the Year. This is her third time to win this title, winning it in 2011 and 2014. In addition to her Saddle Bronc of the Year award, Medicine Woman was voted the 2015 Saddle Bronc of the National Finals Rodeo. This was her second time to be named the Horse of the National Finals. Jacobs Crawley placed 2nd in Round 5 with a 88.5 ride pocketing just over $20,000.
Bareback horse, Full Baggage, was named the 2015 Reserve World Champion Bareback Horse adding to his World Titles in 2011 and 2013. Full Baggage was also named the 2015 Bareback Horse of the National Finals Rodeo , making it his third time to win this title. The match up between Steven Peebles and Full Baggage also took 1st place in the 8th Go Round with an 89.5 point ride. Frontier Rodeo was awarded it's first Go Round buckle of the week at the South Point buckle ceremonies following the rodeo performance.
Bareback Horse, Show Stomper was also named the Runner Up Bareback Horse of the National Finals. This is a first time for Show Stomper.
Other Frontier horses took home honors as well. Saddle Bronc Tip Off and Rusty Wright won the 7th Go Round with an 83 point ride. World Champion Taos Muncy and Frontier’s Bronc Let r Rip won the 9th Go round with an 83 point ride.
Cowboy competitor took home $200,000 in winnings on Frontier Rodeo Company livestock.
Owner of Frontier Rodeo Co, Mr. Jerry Nelson, states, "The 2015 season to me was and is still a dream. I wasn’t so shocked when we won Saddle Bronc of the year cause the guys love to get on Medicine Woman. But the Stock Contractor of the year Award just blew me away. I just never thought we had a chance at that. Then winning the top two spots in bareback of the finals, plus the saddle bronc of the finals was shocking. Lots of thanks to all the committees and contestants who come to our rodeos. When Neal Armstrong landed on the moon he said “ whenever man really tries hard enough he can succeed”. The whole crew at Frontier Rodeo has worked hard and the accolades don’t belong to me, but everybody involved in our company."
Heath Stewart, ranch manager and manager of Frontier's breeding program, resides at the Freedom, OK ranch with all of Frontier's livestock. Heath Stewart states "This is absolutely the best year that Frontier Rodeo has ever had, and now we just have to keep up the hard work and continue our success".
For more award winning information on Frontier Rodeo Company visit www.frontierrodeo.com or contact us at 866-218.5346.
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