California Dreamin' with Amy Witt

Team Roping + Fashion

with Amy Witt

Ropers Sports News is proud to introduce a new monthly column written by aspiring journalist and fashionista Amy Witt, Porterville, Calif. “Besides team roping, I eat, sleep, and breathe fashion. Not only do I have a strong sense of knowledge and education in the fashion industry, I have been active in the western/rodeo industry for more than seven years, winning national and state championship titles. I am a designer for Wrangler as well, and have an up and coming clothing line, Cowboy Fresh. Team roping and fashion is what I do!”

Amy Witt

By Amy C. Witt
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Since I was 9 years old, I used to spend endless hours washing, scrubbing, grooming and polishing my horses and lambs with Mane ’n Tail to keep them looking sparkly, lustrous and healthy for 4-H shows and rodeos. At a young age, I observed the quality of the product and its growth enhancements and quickly began using their shampoo and conditioner on myself. So when Straight Arrow recently reached out to me and asked if they could send me their product for review, I was beside myself.

By Amy C. Witt
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Since I started roping at 12 years old, I have always been a very dedicated user of Cactus Ropes. From Tammy (West) White’s TW Special to the Amigo and Bad Boy, you wouldn’t catch me without a Cactus in my hand. Last month, I entered the Oakdale 10-Steer, Joanie Gatz Memorial All-Girl. It was the first time I’ve entered this roping in several years and I was in desperate need of some new ropes. But instead of instantly gravitating towards a Cactus, I decided I would try another company. As I began practicing and preparing for this roping, I was inspired to conduct an experiment. Not only would I break-in and practice with a Cactus extra-soft Whistler, I would also simultaneously break-in a soft Classic Spydr5.

By Amy C. Witt
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Have you been searching for a saddle pad that provides top grade biomechanical purpose, style and could possibly be the best saddle pad you ever owned? Well, look no further because Best Ever Pads provides top grade comfort and support that allows your horse and you to constantly strive to be the best, in and out of the arena. 

By Amy C. Witt
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Sometimes these record high temps get in the way of our summer plans. With California’s heat wave upon us, it can be a bit discouraging and unmotivating to want to adventure too far from home. Living in Tulare County, I am quite familiar with the struggle of trying to beat the heat, get horses rode while keeping it exciting. So, I’ve compiled a few ideas to inspire you to journey horseback through these hot months.