Hometown: I live about 100 feet from Jud’s barn (at Jud Little Ranch) in Ardmore, Okla.
Marital Status: Engaged to Kirby Montgomery from Corsicana, Texas. “He’s just enough of a horse guy.”
Favorite TV shows: I don’t know (laughing). I just broke down and bought a TV the other day.
What’s in my iPod: Everything you can imagine from Red Dirt country to classic country to Jimmy Buffet.
What I drive: Dodge Dually.
What I haul: Jud’s trailers.
Favorite movie: Probably Tombstone.
Favorite magazines: Barrel Horse News.
Worst habit: I guess that I get super impatient—with people, not horses.
Other than working with horses, what job would you like to have/try: None.
First job: Babysitting my little sister.
Talent I’d most like to have: Sing.
Favorite meal: Mexican food.
Favorite saddle: Lazy L.
Favorite bit: Loomis.
Favorite futurity: Kinder, La.
Favorite rodeo: Springdale, Ark., but I haven’t been to as many rodeos.
Heroes: My mom and my dad.
What’s on your bucket list: I would like to go skydiving, and I would like to see the jungle, which I’ll get to do because we’re getting married in Belize; be the number one futurity rider/trainer.
Favorite quality in people/horses: People: Happy people. Horses: Light mouthed.
Least favorite quality in people/horses: People: Laziness. Horses: Laziness.
If you could change anything about the barrel racing industry, what would it be: I wish people wouldn’t complain so much about things.
Bonnie Wheatley is editor of Barrel Horse News. E-mail comments about this article to [email protected]