Nomination Deadline Sept.1 for PRCA Veterinarian of the Year


PRCA members and committees should be aware that nominations for the 6th annual PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award are due on September 1, 2015. The recipient will be presented a beautiful Montana Silversmith buckle during the PRCA Contract Personnel Banquet on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 in Las Vegas.

PRCA members and Rodeo Committees may nominate a veterinarian who displays extraordinary dedication and commitment to the well-being of professional rodeo livestock. Nomination forms are available online in the “Livestock” section of or by e-mailing All nominations received by September 1, 2015 will be submitted to the selection committee. The selection committee will consider each nominee’s overall dedication to the health and welfare of rodeo livestock, extent of involvement in the sport of rodeo, community involvement and letters of recommendation.

“Each year the PRCA recognizes a veterinarian who has volunteered their time on behalf of rodeo livestock. These individuals provide the highest level of veterinary care to the livestock involved in the sport of rodeo. The PRCA Veterinarian of the Year program enables the sport to give back to these great individuals and show them how much we appreciate the job they do. We encourage PRCA members to help us tell the stories of these dedicated veterinarians by nominating them for this prestigious award.” stated Cindy Schonholtz, Director of Industry Outreach.

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Courtesy of PRCA