Trick Rider Candy Coverdale Rodewald

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Candy Coverdale Rodewald; Salinas, CA, 1966

Female trick riders have played an important role in Wild West shows, races, rodeos and fairs since the 1800s. In this fascinating program, Candy Coverdale Rodewald shares her stories, photos and adventures from her trick riding career, which began with her first appearance at the age of 15 at a Scottsdale rodeo in 1964. In the decades that followed, she crisscrossed the country to perform her impressive repertoire of stunts in professional rodeos, and became an award-winning barrel racer and a trick riding competition judge.