“I like traveling with my dad. I get to enter some of the toughest rodeos out there and he gets to announce me—and he never gets my name wrong.”
Kenzie Cook from Barnwell, South Carolina, won the first round of the 2019 International Finals Youth Rodeo in the barrel racing. Her time of 16.408 beat the next time of 16.46.
Check out a results update from the first round of competition at the International Finals Youth Rodeo, which began July 7 and will run through July 12 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. You’ll also get a fun look into IFYR competitor Mikayla Joh Almond’s experience and she competes for championship honors and enjoys the memories made.
Barrel racer Carly Taylor took her horse around the cloverleaf pattern in 17.04 seconds to beat the other 154 entries. She earned $10,819.
Barrel racing winner Jessica Routier of Buffalo, South Dakota, took home the championship with a 15.38-second run worth $3,384.
Conquer the summer run with helpful tips from world champion Hailey Kinsel on how she keeps herself and her horses healthy all summer long.