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New Vision for Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center
Under new ownership, the Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center will see upgrades, enhancements and new event offerings.
Trevor Brazile at the 2023 Royal Crown held at Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center in Buckeye, Arizona.
Trevor Brazile at the 2023 Royal Crown held at Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center in Buckeye, Arizona. | Lexi Smith photo

Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center recently announced that DECA Ranch has taken over as the new owner, beginning a new era of remarkable transformations aimed at elevating the guest experience to unprecedented heights.

Under DECA’s ownership, the facility is set to undergo substantial upgrades and enhancements, solidifying its position as a premier destination for Western sports enthusiasts while expanding its event offerings. David Duncan, the manager of DECA Ranch, is committed to investing in the facility to create an extraordinary environment for both guests and participants.

This comprehensive enhancement plan encompasses both the physical infrastructure and overall event experiences. The improvements will take place across the facility, with a focus on quality, safety and functionality.

“I am honored to take the reins of Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center and embark on this exciting journey towards creating an unparalleled guest experience,” stated David Duncan. “My intention is to build upon the remarkable legacy of this facility and elevate it to new heights of excellence.”

In executing his vision, David Duncan will be working closely with Brad Bayne, VP of Strategic Development, and the current General Managers, Don and Tammy Nahrgang, who will continue in their roles. The Nahrgangs’ invaluable expertise and profound understanding of the center and Western events will be instrumental in bringing Duncan’s vision to life.

Don and Tammy Nahrgang have been an integral part of the Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center for the last 17 years. Their unwavering commitment to excellence aligns perfectly with Duncan’s vision. Together, they will lead a dedicated team of professionals in ensuring the smooth execution of the facility’s transformation and providing an unforgettable experience for all visitors.

“As General Managers, we are excited to embark on this new chapter at Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center with the support of the new ownership. Our goal is to elevate the guest experience and bring even more excitement to this exceptional venue,” commented Don and Tammy Nahrgang.

Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center looks forward to a future under the ownership of DECA Ranch, with a renewed commitment to delivering exceptional equestrian events and unforgettable moments. As the upgrades take place, guests can anticipate an enhanced atmosphere, top-notch amenities, and a world-class facility that will exceed their expectations.


About Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center

Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center is renowned for hosting Western sports and a wide range of events, captivating visitors from around the world. Located in Buckeye, Arizona, the facility has a rich history of hosting prestigious events and providing a welcoming environment for participants and spectators alike. With the new ownership of DECA Ranch, Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center is poised to become an unparalleled venue, offering an exceptional guest experience.

About DECA Ranch

DECA Ranch is owned by the Duncan Family, who have been in the trucking business for 80 years with Duncan and Son Lines, Inc., headquartered in Buckeye, Arizona. The acquisition of Buckeye Equestrian and Events Center marks an exciting development in their growth strategy. This acquisition signifies a new chapter in their journey, presenting tremendous opportunities for expansion and enhanced capabilities. The Duncan Family takes pride in being a sponsor of the Southwest Valley and is thrilled to expand their business portfolio in Buckeye, the place where their ancestors first settled in the early 1900s.

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