Kaleb Barrett

Kaleb became interested in rodeo when he was three years old watching it on TV. When he moved to Montana he started riding steers in 4H rodeos and moved up to riding bulls in High School Rodeos. Kaleb attended the University of Montana to ride bulls and earn a degree. He was accepted to nursing school at the University and began fighting bulls at local bull ridings and high school rodeos. At this time he focused on becoming a professional bullfighter and stopped riding bulls. He has been fighting bulls ever since, and he is currently a Licensed Practical Nurse in Missoula Montana.

Kaleb became a professional bullfighter 2007. He recently was selected by the bull riders to fight the 2013 Montana Circuit Finals and was honored to protect them at the last four Montana Circuit Finals as well. He is very thankful to have two professional careers that allow him help people that are in need. He enjoys every aspect of rodeo and looks forward to being a part of it for many years to come.

Accomplishments and Major Rodeos:

  • 5X Montana Circuit Finals Bullfighter
  • Dusty Tuckness And Kanin Asay Classic bullfight champion.

 

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Nate Jestes

Born and raised in the city of Fort Collins, Colorado. Nate was always drawn to the family ranch and the small farming community where his closest friends were from.  Throughout high school, Nate found a lot of success in various sports and eventually being recruited to some of the top colleges in the country to play lacrosse.  After turning away several athletic scholarships, Nate decided to pursue his childhood dream of Aviation.  Two years later, Nate graduated from Montana State University with an Associates Degree in Aviation Technology.  Becoming a Commercial rated pilot as well as a Certified Flight Instructor, Nate now shares his passion for aviation with others.

During this time, Nate was instilled with another life-long passion of Bullfighting.  Nate was accepted into the PRCA in 2010 and his career quickly accelerated.  Recently, Nate has found success in freestyle bullfighting competitions.  In 2013 Nate was a Reserve World Champion at the World Championship Freestyle Bullfights in Ardmore, Oklahoma.  He also is a 2x Champion at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo Bullfights in Denver, Colorado.  Along with several others across the country.  Even with his success in freestyle competitions, Nate says he takes the most pride in his cowboy protection.  To Nate, the most gratifying part of his job is protecting others.

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Donnie Griggs

Donnie Griggs