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Mike Buell

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Mike Buell is a combat decorated Force Reconnaissance Marine Veteran and retired Police Officer. He once traveled and sang in the Christian group, “The Spurrlows”. He also was a contestant in the NFR Experience National Anthem competition in 2021. Currently, he works in the IT software industry, but looks forward to retirement in the next few years. His love of the horse and all things in Western culture began as a young boy when his family moved to a small farm in central Illinois. He is a team roper (Header) who most recently participated in the Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association (PAFRA) World Championship rodeo in Clovis, NM. He loves the Men’s Legacy Group which brought him here to Salina and is so grateful God has placed these like-minded men in his life. To God be the glory! Mike is married with four adult kids, two (almost three) grandkids.

Schedule

Friday March 15:

National Anthem Singer for Ranch Rodeo

Friday March 16:

National Anthem Singer for Ranch Rodeo

Clinicians

Gary S. Pratt

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Gary S. Pratt is a Veteran of the United States Coast Guard & Oklahoma Army Nation Guard. He is a full-time ranch manager for the Chickasaw Nation and a part time singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. In 2008, Gary was awarded the prestigious Western Heritage, “Wrangler”, Award for Outstanding New Artist by the National Cowboy, and Western Heritage Museum. He has performed with such Iconic County stars as, Jeannie Shepard, Michael Martin Murphey, Red Steagall, Lynn Anderson, and Don Edwards. In 2021, Gary was asked to audition for several roles in the big budget, Martin Scorsese film, “Killers of the Flower Moon”. May of 2021, he was contracted as the “Fairfax Bank Manager”, co-starring opposite veteran actors, Robert DeNiro, and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Schedule

Thursday Evening Special Event in TPEC Arena at 6:00pm

Friday & Saturday on the 4H Stage TBD

Sunday Cowboy Church in 4H building at 9:00am

Clinicians

Caleb Martin

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Caleb Martin is known for his natural acting talent, likable personality, and outstanding work ethic, which has quickly earned him a great reputation among professionals in the film & music industry. In 2017, Caleb met his songwriting and performing partner Gary S. Pratt. Soon after, forming the Martin & Pratt duo. He is an experienced professional horseman and has been riding and training horses since he was young. He has also competed on the rodeo circuit as an Award-Winning Team Roper since age 9. Recently he has had the opportunity to use his horse riding, musical vocals & stunt skills in the next prequel to “Yellowstone”, “1923”. Caleb is playing the role of “Dennis” co-starring with veteran actors Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Robert Patrick, and Timothy Dalton.

Schedule

Thursday Evening Special Event in TPEC Arena 6:00pm

Friday & Saturday on the 4H Stage TBD

Sunday Cowboy Church in 4h Building 9:00am


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