The Kolt Barber American Cowboy Showdown Saddles Up with Top Names in AG and Rodeo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kolt Barber (Maverick Management/Barbed Wire Entertainment), the spearhead of The Kolt Barber American Cowboy Showdown™ (ACS), has announced additions to the list of stellar event endorsers. Cactus Saddlery, Heel-O-Matic, TriGreen Equipment and Wrangler Apparel have joined American Hat Co., Cactus Ropes and Motorsports Safety Group to support The Kolt Barber American Cowboy Showdown™ in 2021.

Taking rodeo action and LIVE country music entertainment on the road, the American Cowboy Showdown (sanctioned by the IPRA) is a fun-filled, family and neighborly outing that embraces an all-American spirit and caters to the blue collar, AG, farming, ranching and trucking communities, and lifestyle.

“Our goal in hosting these events in our rural communities is two-fold: to continue and enliven the heritage of the American tradition, and extend the health and livelihood of the world’s oldest sport,” said country music traditionalist and music business vet, Kolt Barber“We are very excited in these partnerships and proud to align with like-minded companies and organizations that share the same vision.”

With many events contracted to date (and more being secured throughout the remainder of the year), the Southeast leg of the tour is set to launch in Booneville, MS on Saturday, June 19American Cowboy Showdown organizers continue to partner with various sponsors and local youth organizations.  For more information visit or

June 19               Prentiss County Ag Center                        Booneville, MS
July 10                Memorial Park                                          Hohenwald, TN
August 7             John Barnes Park                                      Ardmore, TN
August 28           Lawrenceburg Rotary                               Lawrenceburg, TN
September 4       Conrad Mullins Multipurpose Arena        Vancleave, MS
September 25     Cullman County Agricultural                    Cullman, AL
October 19-21    Spence Field Campgrounds                      Moultrie, GA
October 30         Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center           Liberty, KY

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Ag Consultant 
A visionary and problem-solver dedicated to “Keep America growing,” Kolt is owner of Maverick Management, a modern agronomy, farm and ranch consulting company. Kolt and his team design and implement modern marketing ideas, strategies and blueprints for the farm, ranch and corporate operations. With a proven track record across a wide variety of agricultural sectors, he has become a sought-after agricultural manager and consultant lending assistance and directive to corporate feed, seed, grain and bio-fuel companies, farm bureaus and co-ops, and local farmers and ranchers throughout the U.S.

The Entertainer
Kolt is a contemporary/traditional country music recording artist who is a charismatic, engaging and electric LIVE stage performer. Carrying the torch for country music legends and tradition, he has spent the last decade, sharing the stage with numerous A-list entertainers, performing before hundreds of thousands of country music fans at fairs, festivals, AG shows and rodeos.


Cactus Saddlery is the industry’s leading saddle makers; all saddles and strap items are handmade in the United States. With 150 years of combined saddle-making skills, Cactus Saddlery provides premium saddles, tack and equine accessories designed, developed and ridden by the professionals of our sport. Fit, quality, appeal and personalized customer service are the expectations. Cactus Saddlery offers a full line of equine products to satisfy everyone from pleasure riders to professional competitors.


Heel-O-Matic teamed with the biomechanics staff at Baylor University to study and record the motion of live roping steers in tow. Proven and backed by scientific research to be the most life-like training machines in the roping industry, no other machine delivers ropers the feel, look, timing and practice experience like the Heel-O-Matic Trainer. Heel-O-Matic is the most trusted roping training systems in the world.


TriGreen Equipment was formed in 2006 following a merger between several independent John Deere dealers. With 21 full-service John Deere dealerships throughout Tennessee and Alabama, the TriGreen team is dedicated to providing its customers with the best products to suit their respective lifestyles and needs in agricultural, precision farming, commercial mowing, governmental, military, residential and commercial worksite construction. With the goal to meet and exceed ever-changing needs, TriGreen Equipment provides invigorating solutions to enable customers to enjoy their property, lifestyle and careers.


Wrangler®, a Kontoor Brands (NYSE: KTB) brand, has been an icon in authentic American style around the world for more than 70 years. With a rich legacy rooted in the American west, Wrangler commits to offering unmatched quality and timeless design. Its collections for men, women and children look and feel great, inspiring those who wear them to be strong and ready for life, every day. Wrangler is available in retail stores worldwide, including brand flagship stores in Denver and Dallas, department stores, mass-market retailers, specialty shops, western outfitters, and online.