Salt River Rodeo Company is managed by Jerry Dorenkamp of Holly, CO and Tucson, AZ with his partner Cody Resor of Willcox, AZ. Salt River Rodeo Company has been in the PRCA stock contracting business for over 40 years. We have consistently had livestock chosen for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, RAM National Circuit Finals, NFR Open Rodeo and Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo. We have won several go round buckles at the National Finals Rodeo including Belly Dump winning two go rounds at the NFR in 2022. We were also honored to have the top scored stock in several go rounds there. We have won the Turquoise Circuit Bareback, Saddle Bronc and/or Bull of the Year for the past 11 years.
JerryDorenkamp, PRCA member since 1979 and a current PRCA Gold Card holder, has been involved in rodeo all of his life both as a competitor and stock contractor. Jerry currently serves on the PRCA Stock Contractor Executive Council for his 4th term. Jerry was runner-up to the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association steer wrestling championship in 1977. In 1986, he was 16th in the PRCA steer wrestling world standings when his career was cut short with a shoulder injury. He still finished that year in the top 25 in the world. Jerry then began to flank bucking horses and bulls rekindling the stock contractor phase of his life. For 19 years he was the livestock superintendent, chute boss and flankman at such top ranked rodeos as Denver, CO, San Antonio, TX, Houston, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Nampa, ID, Ft. Madison, IA, Sidney, IA, San Angelo, TX and Austin, TX to name a few. He has also been a flankman/stock contractor at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo almost every year from 1987 to 2022. Jerry and his wife Nancy Jane have been breeding bucking horses in Holly, CO and Tucson, AZ for over 35 years. They are currently bucking some ranch raised horses at PRCA rodeos. The breeding program includes a grandson of Calgary Stampede’s Grated Coconut who holds a record tying 6 times PRCA Bucking Horse of the Year title. Also currently on the bucking horse list are offspring of the famed Night Jacket as well as Bobby Balou, who is a half brother to the 5 time PRCA World Champion Bucking Horse, Sippin Velvet. Cowboys and Harleys was a half brother to multi time bucking horse of the year Spring Planting. Cowboys sons, daughters and grandchildren are currently on the rodeo trail in saddle bronc and bareback riding.
Cody Resor has been in the stock contracting business since his early years. He is a rancher with his wife Allison, sons Rio Jay and Taos Thomas in Willcox, AZ where he headquarters with his bucking horses and bulls. Cody has been selected many times as pickup man at the Turquoise Circuit Finals. Cody has competed in rodeos his whole life and now focuses on the stock contracting end. He still competes in the team roping in the PRCA.