Between the Barrel Racers and the Ropers the Professional's Choice team took home over $42,000.00 in winnings. It started with Barrel Racers Brittany Pozzi, Shali Lord, Shae Lynn Hooks, and Linda Vick, qualifying in the top 12 to make the Winter Tour Finale.
Winter Tour Finale Barrel Racing finals winner Brittany Pozzi of Victoria, TX took home $17,000. Pozzi said, ďI won the Tour Finale and I won second at the rodeo - thatís my biggest win ever. Iíve gotten my two biggest wins this month with the help of the Professionalís Choice SMB Elites and Iíve now moved to the #1 position in the world.Ē
Semifinals winner Shali Lord of Lamar, CO, and her horse Slider ran for a winning time of 17.14, earning $9,000 which now places her in the #3 position in the WPRA world standings.
Shae Lynn Hooks of Orange, TX finished seventh in the semifinals.
The Reno Rodeo Womenís Barrel Racing Champion Linda Vick of Hesperia, CA, rode to win $11,767 with a total time at 51.39 seconds. Vickís new winnings have pushed her into the top five in the WPRA.
11 time WNFR qualifier Britt Bockius of Claremore, OK, ran three steers in 17.2 seconds to win the Reno Rodeo Team Roping, taking home $12,824.
This wasnít the first win for 7 time WNFR qualifier Jerome Schneeberger of Ponca City, OK who placed first in the Tie-Down Roping go round and second in the rodeo with a total of 27.6 on three to win $5,886.
Essential equipment used: The OrthoSportü version of the breathable SMx Air Rideü saddle pad in both the Charmayne James Signature Series Barrel Pad and the Western Show Pad. And, every one of these top athletes protects their investment with the new SMB Eliteü Boot.
Professional's Choice backs their teams with scientifically engineered protection for their performance horses including SMB Eliteü protective boots and SMX Air Rideü saddle pads. Dedicated to the horse's safety and well being in mind, Professional's Choice does diligent scientific research and development.
These Reno Rodeo and Winter Tour Finale winners are in good company on the Professional's Choice team, with such prominent names as 11 time world champion Charmayne James, Bob Avila, Ted Robinson, reining Olympian Craig Schmersal, and Al Dunning.
For more information about Professional's Choice and the gear used on these champions, contact Professional's Choice Sports Medicine Products, Inc. at 800-331-9421, or visit them on the web at www.profchoice.com.