Lots of little girls dream of riding horses, their steeds’ flowing manes and tails fanned by the wind, and their dreams fanned by a desire to be the rodeo queen.
One of those little girls now has a tiara on her custom-made cowboy hat. Katie White, 18, of Conifer is the 2010 Evergreen Rodeo princess, with her reign ending in December.
“We’re the face of the rodeo,” she said, “and I’m glad to be a part of it.”
The trail to becoming rodeo royalty has many steps.