There have been many exciting things going on this year and although barrel racing is my main focus, the breakaway roping has been one of my highlights.
My life on the road, and even at home, seems pretty normal to me, but when we get into the busy times of the rodeo season like the summer run it can be different day-to-day. July is typically the most hectic time of the year for us, so here’s a little about the daily routines I go through when I’m on the road.
Nellie Miller of Cottonwood, California, became the first barrel racer since Kristie Peterson in 1998 to successfully defend her CFD championship. The 2017 world champion, who is currently ranked second in the 2019 standings, won $20,697 dollars in Frontier Park, making her the highest money winner of the rodeo.
Nellie Miller is on pace to repeat as Cheyenne Frontier Days barrel racing champion, plus check out results from Wednesday and Thursday’s performances.
The 2019 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo begins with a new tournament-style format, as Nellie Miller tops first qualifying round.
Ivy Conrado and KN Fabs Gift Of Fame ran a smoking 17.010 in the final barrel racing performance of Pool A at the Calgary Stampede, winning the pool with $17,500 and securing a spot in Showdown Sunday.
Looking back on my first couple of years of rodeoing, it shocks me at how little I knew about rodeo. I had a great horse and had quite a bit of success in college and around my home circuit, but I was totally unprepared for the “real” rodeo experience.
Finding the right youth horse for your child is no easy task, and starting the process is both daunting and exciting. Sherry Cervi, Nellie Miller and Leslie Kinsel can help you get looking with their best horse-shopping tips for parents.