2022 Performance Team
Biography to be added
Western Pleasure: 2021 National Quarter Horse Champion; Trail: 2021 National Quarter Horse Reserve Champion; Ranch Riding: Gold Rush Futurity Reserve Champion; 2021 Congress Show Competitor
Katelyn Branden has been successful in the rodeo arena in Canada and the U.S. in Team Roping, Breakaway Roping, and Barrels. She has a background in ranching and continues to build a cow herd. Katelyn has had success training performance horses, starting many from colts, using them on the ranch and soon to rope or barrel horse. Katelyn's achievements include: Year-end Champ KCRA and FCA; Rodeo Money Winner: CCA, KCRA, WRA, LRA, NIRA; Canada's Richest Breakaway Reserve Champion. In 2021 Katelyn competed in the Canadian Finals Breakaway.
Katelyn uses Iron Horse 100% Hemp Seed Oil to keep her horses feeling and looking great. She has seen noticeable improvement in shine and gut health!
Melissa Glowinski is a colt starter and a world class Extreme Cowboy Racing competitor from Busby, Alberta. She is the queen of the odd and unusual equine athletes and has successfully competed with ponies, thoroughbreds, and most recently, her rock star mule, Jessica Rabbit! Melissa has secured multiple regional and provincial championships and is a three-time competitor at the EXCA World Finals held in Texas each fall. In 2021 Melissa was a Calgary Stampede Cowboy Up Challenge Competitor; Extreme Cowboy Alberta Pro high Point Champion; Extreme Cowboy Alberta Pro Reserve Season Champion; EXCA Western Canadian Regionals Pro Champion and; Top of the EXCA Points in Pro Division.
She is a passionate coach and clinician in obstacle-based sports, and brings the benefits of obstacle work into other disciplines. She values integrity, compassion, and celebration in her horsemanship and is excited to share that with the Iron Horse team! To find more information on her training and coaching services, check out the Sawatzky Equine Services FB & Instagram pages: @sawatzky.equine or website: sawatzkyequine.com
Grady BrandenBiography to be added
Team Roping 2021 CFR Competitor
Kasha Borsy is an up and coming rodeo competitor and all-around cowgirl working multiple events: barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, breakaway roping and team roping. She has been involved in youth rodeo since she was four years old and now competes in Alberta High School Rodeo. Kasha has achieved Top 4 in Alberta for Grades 6, 7, 8, 9 and attended the World Nationals Junior/High School Finals each year. Kasha plans to obtain a rodeo scholarship to a university in Texas where she can pursue studies in Finance. In 2021 Kasha achieved Alberta High School Provincial Rookie; Reserve Breakaway Roping Champion Alberta; CTV's Athlete of the Week.
Kasha uses Iron Horse 100% Hemp Seed Oil and Meal with her all-around horses because of the high demand put on them each rodeo. These products help her horses maintain a healthy weight throughout the season while helping with recovery and maintaining shiny coats and gut health.