Keith DuBose and his family have been involved with the longhorn business for almost 39 years. He started out as the ranch manager for Bar D Ranch and now owns it. A majority of the first Bar D Ranch Texas Longhorns were built around the Butler bloodline. It is very important to him to have correct, total-package longhorn cattle. Keith DuBose has judged many shows over the years including shows for Ark-La-Tex, ETLA, South Texas affiliates, the Colorado State Fair, the Louisiana State Fair, the South Texas State Fair, the World Show for the Trophy Steers and several futurities. Along with that, Keith is the Chairman of the Board, Director at large for TLBAA, Region B.