You can now call Gracelann Brown of Vidor, Pole Bending Champion Gracelann Brown after her victory recently at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Youth Horse Show.
She competed in the 16-18 age group with her horse Miss Red Mesa, aka Ruby.
Fifty-two girls competed in the long-go of pole bending with the top ten advancing to the short-go. Gracelann came in 2nd place with a 20.553, earning her $600 and a trip to the finals.
In the finals the 10 finalist competed for a $10,000 scholarship, gold buckle and gift certificates. Gracelann ran number 3 and posted a 20.156 then had to wait patiently for the rest of the competitors to run before she was crowned Champion.