Proudly hailing from the Natural State, home of the Razorbacks, Johnny Cash, and the world’s only public diamond mine, I am Miss Rodeo Arkansas, Libby Looney. I was born and raised in Searcy, a little Christian college town north of Little Rock. Most of my childhood was spent in an arena. I knew Friday nights … More Meet the Queen – Miss Rodeo Arkansas
Although I was lucky enough to live all over the country when I was little, I am proud to say that Arizona is my home and the little town of Snowflake, is my hometown. Snowflake, Arizona was named for the Snow and the Flake families, not the weather (we can’t make that up). However we … More Meet the Queen – Miss Rodeo Arizona
This blog was written by guest blogger; Laura Lynn Kessler, a 15 year member of the Miss Rodeo America Organization and is currently serving on the National Advisory Council along with being an MRA Ambassador . I have been blessed to live in the rodeo queen world for over 35 years. As the queen coordinator … More Event Etiquette
Question: A horse at my barn was diagnosed with ERU – what is it? Answer: Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU), also known as moon blindness, is a painful condition where repeated occurrences of inflammation in the eye can cause permanent damage. The inflammation may cause career or even life-ending complications, explains Jacquelin Boggs, DVM, MS, Dipl. … More AQHA Blog – What is ERU?
This blog was written by guest blogger; Lindsay Garpestad, Miss Rodeo Montana 2016. Sponsorships, when done correctly, benefit everyone involved. The cost associated with being a rodeo queen can be stressful. However, approaching sponsorships as a business-minded woman can make dreams come true and create friendships to last a lifetime. My goal is to encourage … More Develop Your Fundraising Skills
“Great order is the foundation of all things” – Edmund Burke Having the ability to be organized is a must for the National Director and her Queen. It is the National Directors job to oversee the logistics of all appearances, bookings, and activities during her reign. The process of scheduling your Queen sometimes requires many … More Scheduling Your Queen: A National Director’s Perspective
Lane Frost once said, “Don’t be afraid to go after what you want to do, and what you want to be. But don’t be afraid to be willing to pay the price.” I refer to this quote not only as I live out my dream year as a rodeo queen, but also share it with … More Meet the Queen – Miss Rodeo North Carolina