Rodeo Team

Rodeo Squad on fire heading into CIRA Finals

Rodeo TeamThe Olds College rodeo team has had a banner year, with four athletes heading into the Canadian Collegiate Finals Rodeo as season leaders, and a dozen off to compete on behalf of Olds College.

Congratulations to season leaders Kade Cheney (bareback), Cole Cartwright (saddle bronc), Emily Pugsley (goat tying), and Desirae Jackson (high point cowgirl). We would also like to extend our congratulations to Martina Holtkamp, whose horse Stormy was recognized as goat tying horse of the year.

The team is heading to Brooks, Alberta this weekend to compete. The full competitors list also includes Nick Brigley, ranked 2nd in bull riding), Arin Lumgair (ranked 3rd in bull riding), Cale Pribyl (ranked 7th in bull riding), Tanner Turcato (ranked 5th in Steer Wrestling, Desirae Jackson, Leah Way (ranked 5th and respectively, in Pole Bending), and a goat tying team that includes Emily Pugsley (1st),  Martina Holtkamp (2nd ), Desirae Jackson (3rd), Sylvia Trautman(7th  and Jamie Kuzma (9th)

Good luck at the finals!