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Pete Carr

Rodeo Personnel

Carr Leans on Faith, Family, Strong Work Ethic and Love of Rodeo

Maybe it’s because he was somewhat of a dark horse, but Pete Carr believes in giving the underdog a chance. Raised in a modest setting in Dallas, Pete overcame the challenges he faced to become successful as a father, a husband and a businessman. His faith in God has guided him through the phases of his life, and he stands highest when surrounded by family and friends. Pete is a giver, whether donating to injured cowboys, to children in need or just opening his big heart. If someone needs help, Pete is going to be there. He’s proven that anything is possible through hard work.

His initial success came in commercial construction. which enabled Pete to expand his footprint by creating Pete Carr Pro Rodeo in 2005. Since then, he has become one of the most respected producers in rodeo.

  • Two-time WPRA Stock Contractor of the Year (2014, 2021)
  • Fourteen-time nominee for PRCA Stock Contractor of the Year
  • Four PRCA Bareback Horses of the Year:
    • Real Deal (2005)
    • Big Tex (2010)
    • Deuces Night (2012)
    • Dirty Jacket (2014-15)


  • One PRCA Bull of the Year:
    • Bayou Bengal (2023)
  • More than 300 of bucking animals selected to the National Finals Rodeo
  • Among many other accolades, Pete has had seven Texas Circuit animals of the year since 2013
  • Produces more Texas rodeos than any other stock contractor in the PRCA, with events in in San Angelo, Weatherford, Pecos, Stephenville, Hempstead, Bay City, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Big Spring and Henderson. He also showcases bucking animals at Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston

Pete Carr’s legacy lives in his Texas roots, supreme faith, a loving family, an undeterred work ethic and a passion for rodeo.