Bareback, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Roping
Jerry Beagley was born October 2, 1954, in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. His rodeo career started as a youth in bareback riding, bull riding, calf roping and steer roping. He was the Little Britches All-Around Champion Bareback Rider in 1974; a National High School Finals qualifier; Kansas State High School Calf Roping Champion; National College Champion Bull Rider and College Finals All-Around Champion 1977; PRCA National Finals Bull Riding Qualifier in 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1982 and the Reserve World champion Bull Rider in 1979. Beagley taught bull riding schools across the United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil, including on two Native American reservations. He started his own business selling horse equipment in 1973, and his own braiding company in 1978 and sells all over the world. He has been a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Alumni Board Member for more than a decade years. His giving ways have helped many kids improve their rodeo skills. Bob Tallman said of Beagley, “His friendship, his faith have been earned by honesty. His contributions to rodeo have spanned 40-plus years and his coaching has created numerous champions of the past.” He lives in Calera, Oklahoma.