Dobmeiers compete in ranch rodeos
ALBANY – To do well in ranch rodeo competition, the horse and rider must work together as one.
“It’s definitely not something that a person can just buy a horse and go do,” Gracie Dobmeier said. “As a rider, you have to build that trust with your horse and know that horse inside and out.”
Gracie, now 22, and just finishing her registered nursing degree, has been competing in ranch rodeos since she was about 12. She first competed alongside her older brother, Austin.
Now that Austin has a wife and child and has come home to dairy farm, he has not had time to compete the past few years.