Welcome to On The Rodeo Road

OTRR is dedicated to getting inside the mind of the rodeo athlete, and showing what makes this amazing competitor continue on. Our goal is to showcase the inspiration, motivation and the determination outside of the arena and what carries them mentally to each rodeo……where motivation meets determination and the story gets told.

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Latest News

OTRR Catches Up with WPRA Barrel Racer Nicole Aichele

Tell us how your winter was?  To be really honest, my winter was not great at all. For some unknown reason Blondie does not clock when we go down south. I thought that hauling her down earlier this year would be the key to running better than we had last year… but it wasn’t. I struggled trying to figure out what was causing it until I finally quit trying to force it and looked to my backup horse, Salily to fill her shoes. Salily Read more »

Hauling Healthy... NFR Cowgirl Shada Brazile

When did you decide fitness needed to be a part of your life? Fitness has always been a part of my life, growing up we always played sports from running track to basketball. Our family was a very active family from just playing with each other outside to playing tag, etc. We were never sitting around we enjoyed being active. Today I am a runner, I started running about 15 years ago and I just love it. I guess you could say it is my addiction. Read more »

Working on the Mental Game... Part II

Sorry this entry is a week late, but better late than never. If you missed my first entry on being mentally tough, please check it out here. When working on your mental game, one thing that is necessary it to become unshakable. You must be able to tune out the negativity that will surround you at times. As much as we all want to remove it from our lives, run from it, delete it, there is no way to get away from negativity 100%. So you must have Read more »