Andy an Donella Elshere were married in 1986 and ranch west of Usta, 22 miles from Faith, SD. They have a son, Cole married to Kyndra (Taylor) from Bozeman, MT. Their daughter Kami is married to Jace Jenson from Ralph, SD.
Cole and Kami grew up on the ranch helping with every aspect of it. They enjoyed 4-H, showing horses and rodeoing. Cole went to Gillette Community College, receiving an Associates Degree in Business. He college rodeoed and went on to the College National Finals Rodeo. Cole is a professional saddle bronc rider in the PRCA and Badlands Circuit. He has qualified for the NFR 3 times. He and his wife Kyndra ranch along with Andy and Donella.
Kami also has an Associates Degree in Business from Gillette Community College. She continued to rodeo in college and attend barrel racing jackpots. Kami went on to get a cosmetology degree and has her own salon in Buffalo, SD - KJ Salon. Kami and Jace ranch together at Ralph, SD.
We love our family, friends and this way of life, ranching and rodeo. But first of all we love our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. To God be the Glory!
The Elshere Ranch is family owned and operated.
As a family we put God first.
We raise Register Herefords and commercial F1 black baldy steers and heifers.