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Sadye Simpson grew up attending the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, but the 2018 edition was special for the Simpson family. She qualified for the championship finals as one of the top 12 barrel racers, won more than $2,100 prize money and received $5,000 as the winner of the Jerry Ann Taylor Award.
The loud, vibrant atmosphere and sometimes less-than-ideal ground conditions of a rodeo can be rattling for a horse accustomed to competing in divisional barrel races, jackpots or aged events. Staley, North Carolina, trainer and multiple Open 1D champion Nicole Love has amassed more than $413,600 in career earnings in divisional races, aged events and rodeos and shares her advice for transitioning your horse into the rodeo world.