WWOM: Amberley Snyder

Amberley Snyder grew up in southern California with her five siblings. She began riding lessons at the age of three and her love and passion for horses began. After her fathers job change, the family moved to Utah. At seven years old Amberley would willingly adhere only if she was promised a barrel racing horse when they arrived. She got …

WWOM: Patricia E. Kelly

With over 37 years of experience as a trained equestrian, Patricia E. Kelly has been the founder, president (CEO), and head riding instructor of Ebony Horsewomen, Inc. Ebony Horsewomen, Inc was founded by Patricia in 1984 as a cultural enrichment organization made up of African-American female equestrians who managed community programs and participated in rodeos. For the past 30 years …

WWOM: Taylor Jacob

Professional Barrel Racer, Taylor Jacob, won WPRA Rookie of the Year in 2013 on her horse, Honor Thy Frenchman “Bo”. This made her the first rookie since Brittany Pozzi in 2003 to win this title and qualify for the NFR all in the same year. With a 13.37second run, Taylor and Bo won four out of seven rounds; this set …

WWOM: Sherry Cervi

Sherry Cervi grew up in Marana, Arizona, where she now resides and runs her barrel racing business. A life-long equestrienne, Cervi qualified for her first NFR in 1994, and won world titles in 1995, 1999, 2010 and 2013. She’s qualified for the NFR an incredible 19 times, with career winnings to date exceeding $3.3 million. She currently has four horses …

WWOM: Taci Bettis

2017 was a banner year for Taci Bettis. The barrel racer from Round Top, Texas, debuted in pro rodeo competition last year, and after a long year campaigning aboard Bogie Is A Smash “Smash,” the 26-year old snagged not only the PRCA Rookie of the Year title, but also qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Her hard work and …

Temple Grandin WWOTM

WWOM: Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin is undoubtedly a treasure of our generation. A renowned expert on both autism and animal behavior, Temple is an author, speaker and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Temple’s inventions have revolutionized the systems and facilities of meat-processing facilities worldwide—in fact, according to her site templegrandin.com, half of the cattle in the United States are …