ABOUT US ...
Ed Doolittle, Ranch Owner & Operator
Ed's background in farming and rural activities gives him extensive knowledge in the rural community and its workings. Although Ed received a football scholarship in college it was the Rodeo world that captured his interest. The bucking bulls that Ed bred and raised found their way to PBR events throughout the country. Ed brings to Cross Creek Rodeo Ranch what it takes to keep a working ranch going. Ed has been in the Rodeo business for many years and has extensive knowledge of what it takes to put on large events and keep crowds coming back for more.
Vana Doolittle, Ranch Owner,
Trainer & Clinician
Vana is no newcomer to the horse world and ranch life. Her father was a premier PRCA stock contractor and owner of Midwest Rodeo Company, the largest rodeo production in the Midwest during the 70's and 80's. At the age of 19, Vana began her career as a professional barrel racer. This young cowgirl competed in the biggest stages in the rodeo business as she captured titles and awards along the way including: Reserve World Champion, Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Champion, two time Calgary Stampede Champion, Reno, Nevada Champion, and six time qualifier to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Vana's expertise is a vital asset at Cross Creek Rodeo Ranch. She is ready to train the next generation of barrel racers and is also capable of teaching horsemanship to any age.