Sarah Rose McDonald - Brunswick, GA
Name: Sarah Rose McDonald
Hometown: Brunswick, GA
RFD-TV's THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER Semi-Finals Athlete Event: Barrel Racing
Sarah Rose McDonald, from Brunswick, Ga., did not come from a rodeo family. She grew up on a farm, and fell in love with riding horses from an early age. In 2014, Sarah rodeoed for the first time and earned Rookie of the Year honors. McDonald is also a National Barrel Horse Association World Champion.
This season, McDonald qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for the first time this season, and was offered an invitation to compete for the first time at this year’s RFD-TV’s The American, presented by Polaris RANGER. She took sixth place for average standings and third place for world standings in the 2015 WNFR. She also won every round at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. She earned $20,000 for these winnings.