Seventeen-year-old Westville, Fla., cowgirl BillieAnn Sexton is making a run this year to qualify for her second International Finals Rodeo. With over $6,000 won this year in the International Professional Rodeo Association, she sits at 16th in the world. At 17, she is already doing a whole lot right to make a major name for herself in professional rodeo.
When did you start running barrel horses?
I was 8 years old when i got my first barrel horse. I competed in reining before I became a barrel racer.
Who taught you to ride?
Dallas Dewees, many time SouthEastern Circuit winner.
Why barrel racing, instead of anything else?
Its intense and it will get your adrenaline going more then any other sport.
What has been your biggest accomplishment to date on the back of a horse?
Qualifying to the International Finals Rodeo(IFR)09′ and winning the second round. Also Reserve at NBHA Youth World-04′