COOPER HILL OF WINNEMUCCA, NEVADA
Team Roping (Heeler), Ribbon Roping, Breakaway, Chute Dogging, Goat Tying, .22 Light Rifle Shooting
At what age did you start riding?
I started riding when I was 1 year old.
Who is your favorite professional rodeo athlete?
Tyson Durfey because he is always thinking positive.
How do you prepare yourself for an intense rodeo and school schedule?
When I get home from school I first ride my horses & rope my dummy, and then I do my homework.
Tell us a little bit about your horse?
My horse Pickle is a 19-year AQHA team roping, breakaway, and calf horse. He is solid in the box and is great for ribbon roping & tie-down. He loves to go branding, and take trail rides along the river, he also gets fed platinum supplements and equine senior every night.
What’s your favorite meal on the road?
Any kind of food, just no salad or ranch.
What song gets you pumped up before a rodeo/roping?
Can’t Stop Me Now by Oh The Larceny
If planning to go to college, what are you planning on majoring in? OR What’s your favorite subject in school?
When I go to college, I want to study Veterinary Science.
You’re on the road a lot, when do you practice?
I practice on weekdays after school, and weekends with no rodeos.
Who is your traveling partner?
My mom, my sister, and my dad, when he can get away from his business.
What do you do when you are not rodeoing?
I raise sheep, goats, and a few head of cattle and help my dad work for his landscaping business.
What’s your favorite thing about rodeoing?
I like working to improve every weekend and trying to make it to nationals.