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Bobby Kerr Mustang Act at the Mountain Festival PRCA Rodeo

Mountain Festival 2022


August 13, 2022

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Dream more than others think practical...Expect more than others think possible.

Bobby has a career rich in western heritage that spans over 50 years. Born in Ontario, Canada, Bobby's passion for horses and the western lifestyle led him to pursue his dreams of training and showing in Cutting, Reining, Roping and Working Cow Horse. Currently he spends most of his time on the rodeo and horse show circuit demonstrating how usable, trainable and amazing American Mustangs are.

Bobby also demonstrates his artistic creativity in metal work, bit making and silver engraving.

Career highlights include:

2021 Inducted into Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, PRCA Specialty Act of the Year.

2020 Mustang Magic Champion & Extreme Mustang Makeover Champion.

2019 PRCA Specialty Act of the Year, PBR Celebrate the Cowboy Campaign.

2018 National Day of the Cowboy, Cowboy Keeper Award.

2017 PRCA Specialty Act of the Year.

2016 NFR Specialty Act.

2015 Nominated PRCA Specialty Act of the Year.

2014 Mustang Million Finalist with two horses and appeared on "Good Morning America."

2013 IPRA National Finals Rodeo Showcase Champion.

2012 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover Champion and Fan Favorite.

2011 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover Finalist & Fan Favorite.

Mustang partners

Poncho – Bay

A 16-year-old mustang gathered in Callaghan Range, Nevada. Competed in the 2011 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover. He was voted Fan Favorite with twice as many votes as anyone else! Since then, Poncho has performed across the country in hundreds of performances. He has ridden in his car on Times Square in New York City and been featured on "Good Morning America."

Trigger – Palomino

A 13-year-old mustang gathered in Salt Wells, WY. After only 120 days training, he placed 2nd in The Mustang Million makeover in 2013. Since then, he has performed in hundreds of venues including rodeos and equine events.

Newt – Red Roan

A 7-year-old mustang gathered from Devils Garden herd in the Modoc Forest, CA. Newt has done mostly liberty but is now an important part of the act and can ride in the car also.

Canine partners

Burt – Brown border collie/Kelpie cross.

Spud – Black & white Border Collie/McNab cross.

Zip – Black and White Border Collie.

Roy – Blue Merle Border Collie.


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