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Schroder coronated as Rodeo Queen

 

March 11, 2020

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QUEEN OF THE RODEO: NATALIE SCHRODER IS PROUD TO REPRESENT THE COUNTY AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY

Natalie Schroder reigns as this year's Klickitat County Rodeo Queen, and she seems a natural for the job. And Quincy, her 21-year-old horse, helped a lot.

"I tried out during the 2019 fair," she says. "We went through various competitions like speech, horsemanship, things like that. Then Sunday of the rodeo, they announce who won the categories-and then who the title winner was. It was a long week." At the end of it, she was surprised to find out she'd won, after a ton of preparation.

"My horsemanship pattern wasn't the greatest," she recalls. "It was tough for me, but just pushing through, perseverance, is a big, big thing."

The contestants were given a horsemanship pattern with their ap...



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