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2020 Earnings:

2020 World Breakaway Standings


Born: December 30, 1997
Residence: Holabird, SD
Joined WPRA: 2016
Horse: Bit of Snipper (19-year old gelding) – Sire: Skip Snipper/Dam: Just A Bit Of Class
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFBR qualifications: 1 (2020)


2020 Highlights 

• Won $7,375 at the inaugural NFBR. Won the third round in a time of 2.0 seconds
• Reserve World Champion Tie-Down Roper and won the average title at the WPRA World Finals (Waco, Texas)
• Co-champion at the Cody (WY) Stampede ProRodeo Breakaway Roping
• Tied for second at the Killdeer (ND) ProRodeo Breakaway Roping

Career Highlights

• 2019 – Reserve world champion tie-down roper in the WPRA with $2,907 in earnings. Finished 10th in the WPRA breakaway roping world standings
• 2018 – Finished 19th in the WPRA breakaway roping world standings
• 2016 – WPRA Tie-Down Roping Rookie of the Year
• 2011 and 2013 – competed in the WPRA as a Junior roping member


Single…First name pronounced Tah-Ney-Uh...Nickname is T…Originally from Australia and moved to the United States in 2004…Parents are Gary and April and has a younger brother, Zane…Mother, April, also competes in the WPRA mostly in the team roping now but in 1996 was the WPRA tie-down roping rookie of the year…Parents raise and trains horses at Lazy Heart Z Ranch…Spent her freshman year at Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell…Tanegai is the Sioux word meaning the “one who is wanted.”…Started riding a horse when she was 18 months old and was four when her parents entered her in a kids’ dummy roping contest…Graduated from T.F. Riggs High School.