Rodeo Producer, Stock contractor
Benny Beutler was born April 4, 1949, in Elk City, Oklahoma. His granddad, Elra, and father, Jiggs, were longtime RCA and PRCA stock contractors and it was no surprise that Beutler followed their lead. Today, Beutler & Son Rodeo Company is operated by Beutler along with his son, Rhett and remains one of the most successful stock contracting firms in rodeo. In 2022, Beutler & Son was the first stock contracting company to win all three top Bucking Stock of the NFR Awards in a single year. Beutler was the PRCA Stock Contractor of the Year in 1997; was inducted into the Western Oklahoma Hall of Fame; won the PRCA Stock Contractor Remuda Award in 2007; was inducted to the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 2010; and was inducted into Bull Riding Hall of Fame in 2019. He was a PRCA Board member for 16 years, chairman for three years and has been the assistant general manager of the National Finals Rodeo since 1982. Beutler & Son stock 25 to 30 rodeos a year in seven states. The Beutlers have won the PRCA bull, bareback or saddle bronc of the year for the PRCA ten times and the top bareback, bull or saddle bronc at NFR a total of 12 times. Beutler lives in Elk City, Oklahoma.