2019 World Standings
Born: Sept. 4, 1968
Residence: Salem, Ore.
Joined the WPRA: 2015
Horses: CP Dark Moon "Paige" (11-year old mare) - Sire: Darkelly/Dam: SRQH New Highs; Junos Royal Flush "Jen" (13-year old mare) - Sire: Dash Of Royal Gold/Dam: Royal Wrangler Sarah
World Titles: 0
Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 4 (2016-19)
• At the 2019 NFR, surpassed the $1 million mark in career earnings becoming just the eighth WPRA member to accomplish this feat.
• Entered the Wrangler NFR ranked 12th and after winning $114,923 at the NFR finished ranked 6th. Placed in five rounds winning two and placing second in two others.
• Won the Eugene (Oregon) Pro Rodeo
• Won the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah)
• Won the St. Paul (Oregon) Rodeo
• Won Lynden (Washington) PRCA Rodeo
• Finished second at the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque)
• Finished second at the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Montana)
• Finished second at the Washington State Fair & Rodeo (Puyallup)
• 2018 - Finished the year ranked third with $246,357 and finished 6th in the NFR average; placed in 7 out of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR winning the third round in a time of 13.59 seconds; Won Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo, the San Angelo (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo, Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah) and the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished second at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo
• 2017 - Finished the year ranked fourth in the world standings with $240,806. Placed in five rounds winning three of the rounds. Finished 11th in the average and won $120,000 at the NFR. Won Washington State Fair & Rodeo (Puyallup), the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo, the PRCA Last Stand Rodeo (Coulee City, Wash.), the Clark County Fair and Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.) and the Bell County PRCA Rodeo (Belton, Texas). Finished second at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston, Ore.), the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.), the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Rodeo and the San Angelo (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo
• 2016 - Entered first Wrangler NFR ranked 15th and after a dominating NFR finished as reserve world champion; tied the arena record in the 8th round in a time of 13.37 seconds; placed in all but two rounds winning three rounds and finishing second in the average. Set a new NFR earnings record with $187,692 breaking Sherry Cervi's record of $155,899 in 2013. More than doubled her career earnings at the Wrangler NFR. Moved into the Top 15 with just two weeks left in the season; won the American Royal (Kansas City, Mo.), the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.), the Omak (Wash.) Stampede, the Missoula (Mont.) Stampede, the Elgin (Ore.) Stampede, the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo and the Union (Ore.) Rodeo; finished second at the New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo (Albuquerque), the Tri-State Rodeo (Amarillo, Texas) and the Washington State Fair Pro Rodeo (Puyallup, Wash.)
• 2015 - Finished 10th in the WPRA Rookie standings with $13,383; won the Columbia River Circuit Rookie of the Year and was second at the Columbia River Circuit Finals Rodeo.
Husband, Paul; daughter Keirstin...Operates her own bling tack business - AKM Originals. Also handles all the bookkeeping for the family business Emerald Outdoor Living - business that includes pools, hot tubs, grills, patio furniture and fireplaces...Grew up on a horse competing alongside her parents in o-mok-see (gaming- involves racing in four lanes at once) and gymkhana events. Her father, Bill (74) and mother Sandy Neely (69) still compete as of 2016...Started training and competing in barrel racing futurities around 2000. Purchased her horse Paige from Cody Hyde when the mare was 3-years old...Sponsored by Purina, Tight Joints Plus, OE Nutraceuticals, Professional's Choice, CR Ranchweat, Champion Feed, Earls Garage, G&J Logging, Katie's Coast to Coast, Silver Lining Herbs, Murray Hay Sales, BRN4D, Belle Star Boutique, Double J Saddlery, 5 Star Pads, Back on Track, House Top H Ranch, Cowgirl Tuff, MR4Activet