Must run in the Family

Each year the honorary Buc Days ‘Man on a Horse’ herds a group of broncs in front of a large crowd across the grounds of the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi. This year being the 26th annual Miller Light Pro Rodeo Corpus Christi, Luke Priestly, 10, will be that man. Luke is the son of PRCA steer roper Walter Preistly, who is on the Buc Day Commission and is a chair for the Steer Roping. Luke, like the rest of his family volunteers with the rodeo and helps run the family farm. He also has been known to compete in mutton busting and also in Ranch Branding competitions with some PRCA champions.

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Future Fashionistas of Rodeo

Hadley(2) and Payton(4) with mom and RNCFR qualifier Nellie Miller

The 3rd Annual Skirts & Spurs Brunch and Style Show was held in Kissimmee, FL on April 8th, during the RNCFR. This event is a fundraiser for Justin Cowboys Crisis Fund which includes celebrity models, such as RNCFR barrel racing qualifiers and state queens. Also, modeling were the daughters Hadley and Payton Miller of barrel racer Nellie Miller who was a RNCFR qualifier and James Miller, who is the General Manager of the Red Bluff Round-up.

Kaycee Clanton (10), Former Lil Miss Rodeo New Jersey 2015.

Joining them, Kylee and Kaycee Clanton, daughters of Kevin and Becky Clanton. Becky is the First Frontier Circuit Director while  Kevin is the President of the First Frontier Circuit and a Reserve Judge for the PRCA. Kaycee was also Lil Miss Rodeo New Jersey 2015.

Kylee Clanton (7), ready to walk the runway.

This year’s event included live and silent auctions as well as over 50 raffle items from local donors, national sponsors and PRCA Rodeo Committees and it helped raise nearly$23,000 for JCCF.

For more information about the RNCFR and the Skirts and Spurs event, click here.