2018 Performers

Jay Snider

Cyril, Oklahoma

Jay was born and raised in southwest Oklahoma. His dad was a top roper and rodeo cowboy and his granddad was a brand inspector for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. He rodeoed throughout most of his early years and now stays busy raising ranch horses, cattle and team roping. Jay continues to judge a few amateur rodeos around home and hosts annually the Invitational Rafter S Ranch Cowboy Reunion.
Jay’s newest cowboy poetry CD, “Of Horses and Men” was named “Cowboy Poetry Recording of the Year” by the Academy of Western Artists for 2006 and he was honored to receive the male “Cowboy Poet of the Year” by the Academy of Western Artists in 2008.

For more information about Jay Snider, visit www.jaysnider.net