Wright, Carmel

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2015 Earnings:

2015 World Standings


Born: July 16, 1960
Residence: Roy, Mont.
Joined the WPRA: 2009
Horse: Sweet Heart Special "Tweety" (13-year old mare) - Sire: My Special Bear/Dam: Im Testy Too
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 0
RNCFR qualifications (actual year competed): 2015



2015 Highlights
• Finished the year ranked 18th in the world with $54,872
• Won the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo.
• Won the West Texas Fair & Rodeo (Abilene, Texas)
• Won the Spokane (Wash.) Interstate Rodeo
• Finished in a tie for second at Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.)
• Finished second at Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede
• Finished second at Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.)
• Won Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.).

Career Highlights
• 2014 - Won the average and year-end titles in the Montana Circuit; won the Roughrider Days Rodeo (Dickinson, N.D.), Thermopolis (Wyo.) Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo, Lewistown (Idaho) Roundup.; finished second Belt (Mont.) PRCA Rodeo, Marias River Stampede (Shelby, Mont.), and Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.)



Husband, Dave (3-time New Zealand saddle bronc riding champion); son, Lane (saddle bronc rider); daughter, Danielle...Her husband manages a ranch in Roy, Mont., and trains ranch and performance horses. She trains barrel horses and enjoys being an artist in her spare time...Moved to the United States from New Zealand to rodeo...Is a 5-time New Zealand barrel racing champion. Got involved in barrel racing at the age of 13, won her first New Zealand barrel racing title at age 18...In early 2007 they purchased 3 race horses from the late Ron Cook, one of these being a race reject, Sweet Heart Special, aka Tweety. This little mare tested the training skills as she did not have a natural style on barrels, but showed she could have a lot of talent. With time and bringing her along slowly Tweety has proven to be a diamond in the rough.


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