About Author

Dudley Barker

Profesional rodeo cowboy
Association photographer
prca gold card
texas rodeo cowboy hall of fame
2009 PRCa photographer of the year


Ranch raised in central texas, graduated from thrall high school, graduated form texas a&m university with a bachelor of science, volunteered for united states marine corp (usmc), served in vietnam, okinawa and california, and honorably discharged as captain usmc, graduated from texas a&m university with a master's degree and three texas teaching certificates


after working as ranch manager, moved to stephenville texas --- attended tarleton state university, with the exposure to the rodeo cowboys in the rodeo capital of the world. With vietnam camera in hand, started a journey from february 1976 until now. --- still ongoing


his images have appeared in all the major rodeo publications - rodeo sports news, dally times, rodeo times, rodeo news, ropers sports news, spin-to-win, loops, stephenville empire-tribune, quarter horse news, barrel horse news plus national geographic and western horseman.