Sarah McDonald


HOMETOWN: Brunswick, GA

DATE OF BIRTH: 6/5/1992

EVENT: Barrel Racing 

BACKGROUND: Grew up in a horse riding family; Her parents Mike and Carol McDonald, both ride; Uncle Steve McDonald trains horses on the family farm; Horses have always been a big part of her life; Her horse, Bling, loves running at rodeos in front of big crowds.


  • 2016 RFD-TV's The American Barrel Racing Champion
  • Won Rounds 4 and 7 and split the win in Round 6 at 2015 National Finals Rodeo and placed in four other rounds
  • Won 2015 Ellensburg (WA) Rodeo CINCH Chute-Out
  • Won 2015 Canyonlands Professional Rodeo (Moab, UT)
  • Won 2015 Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, UT)
  • Won 2015 Days of 47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • Won 2015 Fort Worth (TX) Stock Show and Rodeo
  • Won 2015 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Go-round set
  • 2014 WPRA Rookie of the Year
  • Arena Record holder at Spanish Fork, UT Pro Rodeo
  • Won 2014 River City Round Up (Omaha, NE) 
  • Won 2014 All American Pro Rodeo Finals (Waco, TX)
  • 2015 National Finals Rodeo Qualifier