Monthly competitors saluted by Justin Boots receive a pair of Justin AQHA Q-Crepe Series boots. To nominate your favorite top performance by a young Western rider, log on to justinboots.com/salutes for contest rules and details.
Chisholm Clark is the 17-year-old son of Dr. Roger and Stephanie Clark of Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Chisholm currently attends Brashier Charter High School in Simpsonville, South Carolina, where he has a 3.66 GPA. An avid cutting horse competitor, Chisholm competes locally in National Cutting Horse Association Area 18 events and in NCHA Limited Age classes. The Area 18 youth scholarship winner the past two years, Chisholm has claimed nearly $40,000 in cutting horse competition with his two geldings, Swinging Til Five and Jesse Woodson James. In addition to showing cutters, Chisholm is involved with the local FFA and 4-H chapters, shows Angus cattle, plays baseball and volunteers at the local boy’s home.
Sara Czmyrid is the 21-year-old daughter of Joe and Sara Czmyrid of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sara is currently a senior at New Mexico State University, majoring in Animal Science. She is vice president of the NMSU Horseman’s Association and a member of the school’s pre-veterinary club. She also works in the NMSU entomology lab. Sara’s love of “queening” began when she ran for Rodeo de Santa Fe Queen and won the alternate title. She then was crowned the Santa Fe County Fair queen for two consecutive years. Sara recently completed a clinic presented by a former Miss Rodeo America winner to help her prepare for future queen competitions.