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.
BE IN IT TO WIN IT This chapter focuses on how you mentally approach practice and competition. One of my favorite quotes in this chapter is "Leave the outside, outside" This is sooo true in any sport and something we ALL can work on. We all need to learn how to switch on "sport mode" or "go to work mode". If you think back to the champions in the rodeo arena they definitely know how to leave the outside, outside! Learning to separate your thoughts Read more »
If you missed part one with Meghan, please read it here. How do you keep yourself and horses fresh for competition? I try to get in the arenas before the rodeo to work on flexing and keeping them loose. The main thing I try to do is keep my horses off grounds where they can have big pens and get some rest. I believe when my horses can lay down and roll in their pens all night they feel better. Do you use any alternative therapies (BOT, Read more »
If you are just now joining us for this series "Barrel Racers on Fire".. read more interviews here. So lets start with your background.. tell OTRR Fans about your history in the arena? I started barrel racing when I was 6 years old on an old foundation bred ranch horse. We were far from fancy, we had a suburban and a white bumper pull. At that age I was having fun and just wanted a ribbon. After I got my first ribbon though the competitive Read more »