She is the Show-deo of the Ro-deo

Posted By jaimehinton / March, 13, 2016 / 1 comments

I am guilty.  I am THAT contestant that pulls into a rodeo, looks at the day sheet, sees a contract act in front of the barrel race and I give that inner groan.

This January I pulled into my ‘winter home’, unloaded my horses and headed up to the main house for some coffee. As I opened the door I saw a beautiful brunette sitting in my designated spot on the couch. She stands up with a beaming, genuine smile spread across her face and extends her hand.

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Who You Haul With (Part 1)

Posted By jaimehinton / March, 7, 2016 / 1 comments

I watch this video over and over. It’s one of the most important runs that The Goob and I have made to date. However, one of the MAIN reasons I watch it is the voice behind the camera.

Listen….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoWx0fumBxA&feature=youtu.be

I used to think I was easy to get along with. The older I get, I realize nothing could be farther from the truth. I’m opinionated, stubborn, like things to be done MY way and have numerous pet peeves. (more…)

Taking a Breather

Posted By jaimehinton / February, 23, 2016 / 13 comments

Three weeks ago I’m sitting in a heeling box in Wittmann, Arizona. I’ve got a cool little bay horse underneath me that I was trying out as a possible mount for the upcoming Wildfire Ladies Open to the World Roping in Salado, Texas.  It was a beautiful day… the sun was shining, arena was perfectly worked, and we had 30 steers stacked up, wrapped and ready to rope!

I watched my buddy ride her horse into the head box and turn him around. I’m ready. I’m excited. I feel the little bay horse’s motor pick up and his feet move around a little. I’m watching the steer, waiting to hear the gates bang…..but they don’t. (more…)

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