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Kelly Kaminski

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Born:

March 6, 1966 in Kirkwood Missouri.
Currently lives in Bellville, Texas.
Joined WPRA in 1999.

Events Worked:

Barrel Racing

Horse:

Rockem Sockem Go - Known as 'Rocky' (10-years old).
2-time winner of the Horse With the Most Heart award 92003-2004).
2nd place in AQHA Horse of the Year contest.

Total Career Earnings:

Total: $686,641
$191,702 won in 2005.

NFR Qualifications:

5 (2002-2006)

Achievements:

2005 & 2004 World Champion Barrel Racer
National Barrel Horse Association Texas Champion (2000)
Winner of WPRA "Horse with the most Heart (Rocky)" - 2004, 2005
Placed in 9 rounds of the 2005 National Finals Rodeo

Selected Rodeos Won:

  • Jasper Lions Benefit Rodeo -2006
  • Dogwood Classic PRCA Rodeo - 2006
  • RodeoHouston - 2006 (Co-champion), 2005 (Average winner)
  • Southwestern International Livestock Show & Rodeo - 2005
  • DeRidder Lions Club PRCA Rodeo - 2006, 2005
  • Caldwell Night Rodeo - 2004
  • Reno Rodeo - 2003
  • Chief Joseph Days Rodeo - 2003
  • Pace ProRodeo Classic - 2002
  • New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo - 2002 (Reserve champion)

Interesting Facts:

Holds a bachelors degree in education from Sam Houston State University.
Quit teaching to follow her dream of becoming a champion barrel racer.
Enjoys sightseeing, reading, traveling and acting.
Raised Rocky from birth.
Nickname is 'KK'.
Keeps a $5 bill in her back pocket as a superstition.

(All information courtesy PRCA).

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