The Legendary Hart Ranch Rodeo slated for Aug. 14-16 |

The Legendary Hart Ranch Rodeo slated for Aug. 14-16

Don’t miss the third annual Hart Ranch Rodeo, August 14-16 at Hart Ranch Camping Resort Club.

Produced by the Buffington Rodeo Company in memory of Don Buffington, Rodeo Performances will start at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2pm on Sunday, with a Pre-Performance BBQ starting prior to each performance! This rodeo will be jam-packed with exciting events including Bull Riding, Ranch Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Bronc Riding, Ladies Barrel Racing, Junior Saddle Bronc, Bareback, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing and Mutton Busting and Calf Riding for the Kids.

Resort General Manager, Tim Schnabel says “Hart Ranch has a long tradition of western history. The Legendary Hart Ranch Rodeo is yet another event bring families together to enjoy a piece of the old West. This year’s rodeo will be especially meaningful as it’s dedicated to Don Buffington—a true pioneer in the rodeo world!”

Sandra Buffington of Buffington Rodeo Company is excited to be back at Hart Ranch! Less than 50 miles from the Hart Ranch Resort, in the rough and rugged badlands, comes an interesting lady, the boss lady, Sandy Buffington of Buffington Rodeos/Ranch Co., who has been thrilling crowds for forty years and is well known for her exciting colorful rodeos. Sandy raised her family to love this unique rodeo life.

The Buffington family children and grandchildren are involved in the rodeo performances you will see at the Legendary Hart Ranch Rodeo. Sandy Buffington, rodeo stock contractor and production manager has worked closely with Tim Schnabel, Hart Ranch Resort Manager, to provide top notch rodeo performances including, Jessie Larson, world’s funniest rodeo clown, Dorene Foster, Announcer, bringing you the voice of rodeo. All the professionals, judges, pickup men, bull fighters sec/coordinator, timers, flank man, chute help make this an action packed, fast moving rodeo performance that will leave you wanting to see the next performance.

There is also a Cowboy Church service Sunday, August 16 at 10 a.m. hosted by Soni June Wilcox along with Terri Dutton Blanchard and Donna Shedeed.

Tickets on sale now at Hart Ranch Camping Resort, or call 1-800-605- HART. The Legendary Hart Ranch Rodeo August 14th thru the 16th! Adult tickets (11 years and up) $10, Hart Ranch members and Military $8, and kids 10 and under get in free! Or get a three-day pass for $20 for members and military or $25 for nonmembers.

The rodeos are open to the public, you don’t have to be a member to enjoy the fun. So grab your hats and boots for some South Dakota summer fun.

–Hart Ranch Camping Resort Cub