Breakaway roping with Rickie Engesser
Rickie Engesser won the South Dakota Rodeo Association (SDRA) All-Around Women's Champion in 2021. She was South Dakota High School Rodeo (SDHSRA) All-Around Cowgirl in her Senior year at Spearfish High School, and competed at the national level five times during middle and high school, winning numerous crowns.
Rickie and her older sister Taylor continue to be perennial contenders in PRCA and SDRA rodeo. Until recently barrel racing was the only women's event at most professional rodeos. In the last few years, many have added breakaway roping, doubling opportunities for cowgirls who compete beyond high school and college.