Meet Buddy

Ultimate Cowboy Showdown Season One judge, Buddy Schnaufer, returns this season to help host, Trace Adkins, narrow down another winner. A cowboy businessman, Schnaufer owns a lucrative cattle operation (BS Cattle Company) and a renowned quarter horse training company (Schnaufer Quarterhorses). He also is a Cattle Broker for Enterprise Livestock. Buddy and his wife, Jamie, train their horses to cut, rope, and barrel race. In addition to his thriving businesses, Schnaufer also breeds mares and raises colts. A Texas native, he now lives in Alabama, where he is an important and well-respected part of the community.