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2021 Earnings:

2021 World Standings


Born: June 20, 1983
Buffalo, S.D.
Joined the WPRA:
Horse: Fiery Miss West
"Missy" (10 - year old mare) - Sire: Firewater Frenchman/Dam: Frenchmans Bo Dashus; Especials Smoothie “Smoothie” – (26 – year old mare) – Sire: Especial/Dam: Docs Lil Smoothie
World Titles:
Wrangler NFR Qualifications:
4 (2018-21)
RNCFR Qualifications:


2021 Highlights 

• Won the year-end title in the Badlands Circuit
• Won Lawton (OK) Ranger Rodeo
• Won Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, CO)
• Won the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, SD)
• Won the Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, NE)
• Won Wolf Point (MT) Wild Horse Stampede
• Co-champion at Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, MT)
• Finished second in Wild Rides Rodeo Killdeer (ND)
• Finished second at Iowa’s Championship Rodeo (Sidney, IA)
• Finished second at Hamel (MN) Rodeo & Bull Ridin’ Bonanza
• Finished second at Cherokee (IA) Chamber PRCA Rodeo
• Finished second at 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, OK)
• Finished second at Newtown (ND) Rodeo Days

Career Highlights 

• 2020 - Finished third in the average at the NFR with 174.59 seconds on 10 runs on a standard pattern, won $82,346 after placing in three rounds. Tied for 1st at Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, Nebraska). Finished second at the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D), the Sitting Bull Stampede (Mobridge, S.D.), the Eastern Montana Fair Rodeo (Miles City, Montana) and at the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Montana)
• 2019 – Entered the Wrangler NFR ranked 8th. Placed in six out of 10 rounds, finished 9th in the average and remained ranked 8th in the world. Won a total of $94,615 at the NFR and finished the year with $191,197 in earnings. Won the year-end title in the Badlands Circuit to earn another trip to the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo. Won the Cherokee (Iowa) Chamber PRCA Rodeo, the Sheridan Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo (Plentywood, Montana), the Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, S.D.), the Mandan (N.D.) Rodeo Days, the Eastern Montana Fair Rodeo (Miles City), the Catfish Stampede (Onida, S.D.) and the Sikeston (Missouri) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo. Finished second at the Sundre (Alberta) Pro Rodeo, Iowa’s Championship Rodeo (Sidney), the Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, Nebraska), the Range Days Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.), the Fallon County Fair & Rodeo (Baker, Montana) and at the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.)
• 2018 - Finished the year as reserve WPRA World Champion with $251,704 and was second in the NFR average race. Placed in 7 out of 10 rounds at first Wrangler NFR; Won the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.), the Sioux Empire Fair Rodeo (Sioux Falls, S.D.), the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.), the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo and the Crystal Springs Rodeo (Clear Lake, S.D.). Finished second at the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo. Finished third at Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede
• 2017 - Won the Badlands Circuit year-end title with money counting towards 2018 standings


Fiery Miss West “Missy” finished in a tied for third in the 2021 Nutrena Horse of the Year presented by AQHA voting; Jerry Ann Taylor Best Dressed Award Winner at the Wrangler NFR (2018-2019)


Husband, Riley; son, Braden, daughters Payton (training to be a trick rider), Charlie, twins Rayna and Rose…Grew up riding cutting horses along with roping, barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying. Her mother trained all her horses when she was young. Her mom , Shelly Mueller, started Smoothie and then Jessica competed on her in high school and college…Currently rides horses for Gary Westergren, who owns Missy…Routier Ranch covers 10,000 acres and includes 800 cattle, 40 horses and a small herd of bucking bulls.