Hedrick Rodeo Company of Madisonville, Tennessee is celebrating it’s 15th year in producing rodeos. Owners Danny and Jessica Hedrick draw on many years of knowledge and experience in the rodeo profession. In 1983, Danny got on his first bucking horse. Danny Hedrick understands rodeo from all aspects…. qualified for the IFR as a contestant, the AFR 12 years in a row, S.E. Regional Finalist and the Southern Rodeo Finals. Danny retired on the rough stock end and began juding rodeos all over the southeast. He was voted in to judge the National Cowboy Finals 10 times, the Southern States Rodeo Finals 4 times, and the Southern Rough Stock Finals. Danny is now one of the official pickup men of Hedrick Rodeo Company. Hedrick Rodeo was proud to receive Stock Contractor of the Year 2014 voted by the SPRA contestants.
Jessica Smiley-Hedrick started her career in barrel racing in 1990 and has competed in rodeos all over the southeast making numerous finals in both barrel racing and breakaway roping. She is featured as a specialty act with Patches an American Paint Horse you will see them do tricks from the old west. Trick horses or roman riding you never now which act will be performed at the rodeo. Smiley-Hedrick was also featured as the Specialty Act of the year for the SPRA Finals in Philadelphia, MS 2014. Jessica is also a full time chiropractor guiding people in her community to better health.
We are blessed with two wonderful children. Justin is 18 years old and plays an incredible role in our rodeos you will see him flanking horses, carrying a flag, driving out steers and for even more excitement trick riding and roman riding. Justin not only trick rides at our rodeos but you will see him all over the country entertaining rodeo fans. Justin was recently featured at the Specialty Act of the Year for the SPRA Finals 2013.
Emily is 16 years old and has been riding horses since she was a baby so it is no suprise to see her trick riding, barrel racing, goat tying, roping or carrying a flag. Emily was also named Specialty Act of the year 2013 & 2015 for the SPRA Finals. It is a real family event for our fans and our family too.