Casey Tibbs is credited with creating the “Bucking Horse of the Year” award in 1956.”

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PRCA “BUCKING HORSES” OF THE YEAR

YEAR BAREBACK HORSES OF THE YEAR SADDLE BRONC HORSES OF THE YEAR PRCA STOCK CONTRACTORS OF THE YEAR
2018

F13 “VIRGIL”
C5 Rodeo

“LUNATIC FROM HELL”
Birch Rodeo


FRONTIER RODEO COMPANY
2017 F13 “VIRGIL”
C5 Rodeo

WOUND UP

Beutler & Son Rodeo


FRONTIER RODEO COMPANY
2016 “CRAIG AT MIDNIGHT”

Powder River Rodeo

“MEDICINE WOMAN”
Frontier Rodeo Company


FRONTIER RODEO COMPANY
2015 “DIRTY JACKET”
Pete Carr Pro Rodeo
MEDICINE WOMAN”
Frontier Rodeo Company

FRONTIER RODEO COMPANY
2014 “DIRTY JACKET”
Pete Carr Pro Rodeo
“MEDICINE WOMAN”
Frontier Rodeo Company
SMITH PRO RODEOS
2013 “FULL BAGGAGE”
Frontier Rodeo Company
“SPRING PLANTING”
Flying 5 Rodeo
-TIE-“MAPLE LEAF”
Frontier Rodeo Company
SMITH PRO RODEOS
2012

“MGM DEUCES NIGHT”
Pete Carr Pro Rodeo

“CHUCKULATOR”

Sutton Rodeo

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2011 “FULL BAGGAGE”
Frontier Rodeo Company
“MEDICINE WOMAN”
Frontier Rodeo Company
SMITH PRO RODEOS
2010 “BIG TEX”

Classic Pro Rodeo

“PAINTED VALLEY”

Harry Vold Rodeo

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2009

“GRATED COCONUT”

Calgary Stampede

“SPRING PLANTING”
Flying 5 Rodeo
SMITH PRO RODEOS
2008 “GRATED COCONUT”
Calgary Stampede
“COOL ALLEY”
Kesler Championship Rodeo

-TIE-

“BLOOD BROTHER”

Burch Rodeo

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2007 “GRATED COCONUT”

Calgary Stampede

“MISS CONGENIALITY”

Powder River Rodeo

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2006 “GRATED COCONUT”

Calgary Stampede

“SLIPPERY”

Korkow Rodeos

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2005 “REAL DEAL”

Smith, Harper & Morgan

“MISS CONGENIALITY”

Powder River Rodeo

SMITH PRO RODEOS
2004 “GRATED COCONUT”

Calgary Stampede

“COOL ALLEY”
Kesler Championship Rodeo
SMITH PRO RODEOS
2003 “GRATED COCONUT”

Calgary Stampede

“PAINTED SMILE DIP”

Kesler Rodeo

SCOTTY LOVELACE
2002 “ALLEY WAYS”

Kesler Championship Rodeo

“PAINTED SMILE”

Kesler Rodeo

SAMMY ANDREWS
2001

“COOL ALLEY”
Kesler Championship Rodeo

“SKOAL’S PAINTED SMILE”

Kesler Rodeo

MIKE CERVI
2000

“COMMOTION”

Beutler & Gaylord

 

“SPRING FLING”
Big Bend Rodeo
-TIE-
“SUPRISE PARTY SKOAL”
Sankey Rodeo
JOHN GROWNEY
1999 “COMMOTION”

Beutler & Gaylord

“SPRING FLING”
Big Bend Rodeo
IKE SANKEY
1998 “COMMOTION”

Beutler & Gaylord

“SKOAL’S WILD CARD”

Sankey Rodeo

MACK ALTIZER
1997 “SPRING FLING”
Big Bend Rodeo
“SKITSO” SKOAL
Sankey Rodeo
BENNIE BEUTLER
1996

“KHADAFY SKOAL”

Powder River Rodeo

“KINGSWAY SKOAL”

Franklin Rodeo Stock

HARRY VOLD
1995

“KHADAFY SKOAL”

Powder River Rodeo Productions

“KINGSWAY SKOAL”

Franklin Rodeo Stock

HARRY VOLD
1994 “LONESOME ME SKOAL”

Calgary Stampede

 

“SKITSO” SKOAL
Sankey Rodeo
HARRY VOLD
1993 “SKOALS AIRWOLF”

Franklin Rodeo Stock

“BOBBY JOE SKOAL”

Harry Vold Rodeo

HARRY VOLD
1992 “HIGH CHAPARRAL COPENHAGEN”

Bar T Rodeo (Canada)

“BOBBY JOE SKOAL”

Harry Vold Rodeo

HARRY VOLD
1991 “SATAN’S SKOAL”

Dorenkamp

“BOBBY JOE SKOAL”

Harry Vold Rodeo

HARRY VOLD
1990 “KHADAFY SKOAL”

Powder River Rodeo Productions

“LONESOME ME SKOAL”

Calgary Stampede

HARRY VOLD
1989 “HIGH CHAPARRAL COPENHAGEN”

Don Peterson

“LONESOME ME SKOAL”

Calgary Stampede

HARRY VOLD
1988

“KINGSWAY SKOAL”

Franklin Rodeo Stock

“SKOAL’S ALLEY CAT”

Kesler Rodeo

HARRY VOLD
1987 “SKOAL’S SIPPIN’ VELVET”

Bernis Johnson

“CHALLENGER SKOAL”

Beutler & Son

-TIE-

“KLOUD GREY SKOAL”

Calgary Stampede

HARRY VOLD
1986 “SIPPIN’ VELVET”

Bernis Johnson

“WRANGLER SAVVY”

Harry Vold Rodeo

WALT ALSBAUGH
1985 “TOMBSTONE”

Jim Sutton

“BLOW OUT”

Beutler & Son

COTTON ROSSER
1984 “SIPPIN’ VELVET”

Bernis Johnson

-TIE-

“LONESOME ME”

Calgary Stampede

“TRY ME”

Wayne Vold

BOB BARNES
1983 “SIPPIN’ VELVET”

Bernis Johnson

“ALIBI”

Dell Hall

MIKE CERVI
1982

“SMITH & VELVET” aka “Mr. Smith”

Bobby Christensen

“BUCKSKIN VELVET”

Flying U

HARRY VOLD
1981

“CLASSIC VELVET”

Flying U

 

“RUSTY”

Harry Vold Rodeo

1980

“SMITH & VELVET” aka “Mr. Smith”

Christensen Brothers

“BROOKMAN’S VELVET”

Cervi Championship Rodeo

1979

“SMITH & VELVET” aka “Mr. Smith”

Christensen Brothers

“ANGEL SINGS”

Harry Vold Rodeo

-TIE-

“DEEP WATER”

Jim Sutton

1978 “SIPPIN’ VELVET”

Bernis Johnson

“ANGEL SINGS”

Harry Vold Rodeo

1977 “ALLEY CAT”

Bar T Rodeo (Kerbys)

-TIE-

“MR. SMITH”

Christensen Brothers

“CRYSTAL SPRINGS”

Bob Barnes

1976 “MOON ROCKET”

Calgary Stampede

“SARCEE SORREL”

Harry & Wayne Vold

1975 “STORMY WEATHER”

Steiner

“FRONTIER AIRLINES”

Beutler Brothers & Cervi

1974 “SMOKEY”

Harry Vold Rodeo

“CHECKMATE”

Bobby Christensen

1973 From 1956-1973, only one bucking horse was named every year. “SAM BASS”

Jiggs Beutler

1972
“DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1971 “DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1970 “RODEO NEWS”

Reg Kesler

1969 “DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1968 “DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1967 “DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1966 “DESCENT”
Beutler Brothers & Cervi
1965 “JAKE”

Harry Knight

1964 “WANDA DEE”

Calgary Stampede

1963 “BIG JOHN”

Harry Knight

1962 “BIG JOHN”

Harry Knight

1961 “JESSE JAMES”

Hoss Inman

1960 “JAKE”

Harry Knight

1959 “TRAILS END”

Zumwalt Rodeo

1958

“JOKER”

Harry Knight

-TIE-

“WAR PAINT”
Christensen Brothers

1957 “WAR PAINT”
Christensen Brothers
1956 “WAR PAINT”
Christensen Brothers

 

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