“A very small town, with sagebrush intermingled in jumbled granite rocks, and the snow capped Sierras in the background,” she said. “You might recognize Lone Pine from many old western movies starring Hopalong Cassidy, John Wayne, and the Lone Ranger.”
“I didn’t realize I had such a deep passion for our bulls until I started going to more barrel races. There were times when I would go to a race, while my dad and my brother, Wyatt, went to a bull riding. It was then that I realized I would much rather be in their rig headed to watch our bulls perform, rather than competing at a race,” she said.
“I begged my parents for a horse since I was old enough to talk. My dad finally caved when I was 11 and purchased me a broodmare and 3-day-old foal. That foal is now one of my trick riding horses that I did all of the training on,” she said.
As the Editor of the RockN W Report, it's not often I get to be in front of the camera. But when Elizabeth Hay offered to take some photos of me and my mare, "Getta", I knew I couldn't pass up the opportunity. It's my one chance to be vain, and I'm taking it! (Plus, Beth takes some amazing images)