All Inductees

Raymond Hulin

Raymond Hulin was born in 1942 and grew up in Port Arthur, Texas. He began riding bareback horses in 1955 . He won the Halletsville High School Championship and in college he participated in the Southern Region NIRA where he won the championship. In 1964 Raymond joined the PRCA winning and placing in many big rodeos.

He served his country in the Army from 1966 through 1968 and was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor in Vietnam.

He returned to bareback riding after his tour in the Army. At Madison Square Garden, he took first place. He was in the top 20 in the PRCA many times during his rodeo career.

He was in a National Coca Cola commercial in 1969 that was filmed at Pendleton.

In 1973, in Kamay, Texas, he established the “Raymond Hulin Rodeo Equipment Company” which specialized designing bareback riggings.

He had a 17-year outstanding rodeo career until a 1981 arena accident when he was thrown from a horse and broke his neck and paralyzed him from the neck down. He was placed on a ventilator in 1981. He currently lives in Port Neches, Texas