Born and raised in Southern Illinois, where she trains horses and tries to keep up with her CBR world champion bull rider husband and their three kids. The love and education of horses runs deep as both of her grandparents and parents train horses as well. Kelly competed in Illinois High School Rodeo before she went on to the University of West Alabama with a full athletic scholarship to Rodeo. She trains thoroughbreds by day and mostly her own personal quarter horses in her free time. Kelly enjoys working with young horses and sharing her passion with her children. They also help with producing multiple events around southern Illinois.