LINCOLN -- Olivia Moody, of Siloam Springs, won the 2017 Lincoln Riding Club princess crown and sash, and will be among Lincoln Riding Club royalty presiding over the 2018 Lincoln Rodeo.
Olivia is the 12-year-old daughter of Hannah Johnson and Josh Moody, of Siloam Springs. This fall, she begins the seventh grade attending Siloam Springs Middle School. Olivia enjoys the subjects of Art and Reading. She loves playing basketball, and was awarded Scholarly Athlete from the Boys and Girls Club. Olivia wants to be an Art teacher when she grows up.
Olivia has been riding since she was born. Her beloved horse, Wiley, a big black and white paint, went into retirement, so, she started fresh on a bay filly named Flip, now 5. Olivia competes in Ozark Junior Rodeo Association rodeos. She also attends and competes in Lincoln Riding Club playdays.
"My family is a rodeo family, and we have been doing them forever," Olivia said. "I used to do goat undecorating and the barrel racing and now I do rodeo princess. I love rodeo and my horses, Flip and Wiley, to help me love them more."
As the reigning princess, Olivia enjoyed representing the Lincoln Riding Club over the past year and is very thankful to have had the opportunity. Olivia would like to wish all the contestants good luck and she hopes each one has an amazing time.
Appearances by Oliva Moody as 2017 LRC princess
June 2, 2017 - Olivia Moody, 64th annual LRC Rodeo Princess represented the club at Pryor, Okla.
June 24, 2017 - LRC Rodeo Princess Olivia Moody represented the club at the Westville, Okla., IPRA Rodeo along with LRC queen Shayla Fox.
June 24, 2017 - LRC Rodeo Princess Olivia Moody represented at the Courage Fest posing alongside a banner posted by the Therapeutic Riding Center proclaiming a John Wayne quote, "Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway."
Sept. 17, 2017 - LRC Rodeo Princess Olivia Moody represented at the Harrison Rodeo with LRC Rodeo Queen Shayla Fox.Sports on 08/08/2018
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