Barrington-Little, Benette

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$280,039
CAREER EARNINGS

2013 Earnings:
$43,688

 
24th
2013 World Standings


 
 
Born: March 3, 1967 in Lubbock, Texas

Residence: Ardmore, Okla.
Joined WPRA: 1994
Horses: JL Dash Ta Heaven (9-year old sorrel stallion) - Sire: Dash Ta Fame (PESI Stallion)/Dam: Dynas Plain Special (2003 WPRA World Champion horse); Chicados Cash (9-year old stallin) Sire: Cash Not Credit (PESI Stallion)/Dam: Chicado Flame
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 2 (2010, 2012)
Tour Finale qualifications: 2
• Puyallup: 2010
• Omaha: 2010
Education: South Plains College (Levelland, Texas), Texas Tech University (Lubbock) and Methodist School of Nursing (Lubbock, Texas)

Professional


2013 Highlights

• Won the Sundre (Alberta) ProRodeo
• Won the Broncs and Honky Tonks Rodeo (Medicine Hat, Alberta)
• Won the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas)
• Won the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas)


Career Highlights
• 2012 - Placed in three out of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR and won $24,245. Finished the year ranked 12th in the world with $92,638; won the SW District Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.), the American Royal (Kansas City, Mo.), the NILE Pro Rodeo (Billings, Mont.), the Rusk County PRCA Rodeo (Henderson, Texas), the Austin Co. Fair & Rodeo (Bellville, Texas) and the Guadalupe County Fair and PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas)
• 2011 - Finished the year ranked 29th with $38,558; won the Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale, Ark.); won the Hand Hills (Alberta) Stampede and the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo; co-champion at the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.).
• 2010 - Finished the year ranked 15th with $58,927 and finished fourth in Rd. 5 in a time of 13.79 seconds; won the Cold Lake (Alberta) Stampede, the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo, the Riverdale (Calif.) Rodeo Association Rodeo, and the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas).
• 2009 - Finished the year ranked 31st.

Personal


Husband, Jud Little…Is a Registered Nurse. Worked full-time for 15 years as a registered nurse for Medical Staffing Network and would compete around her schedule at 10-15 rodeos a year. In 2005, she ventured out a little more on what she refers to as her "great adventure." She got the opportunity in 2008 to ride Smooth My Credit and the rest is history…Graduated from Cooper High School (Lubbock, Texas)…Has been around horses her whole life started competing back in the 70s…Father is Ben Barrington who is a horse trainer and metal building contractor. Has an older sister, Stacey, and younger brother, Matt…Favorite rodeo is Pecos, Texas, because it was the first ProRodeo she competed at…Favorite food is Cheetos with a Baby Ruth, and favorite movie is Bull Durham…Enjoys getting her nails done while on the road.

 

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