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Catonsville student gallops toward national rodeo championship

Catonsville student gallops toward national rodeo championship

Catonsville's aspiring rodeo star, Charlize Stair, just finished sixth grade, an honor-roll student. She balances her training with playing soccer and a taking part in a book club.

She has been riding horses since she was 2. She first learned the English style of riding, which focuses on jumps, which is how her mother, Jennifer Sulin-Stair learned to ride. When Charlize was 6 or 7, she went to a show where she saw rodeo-style events along with English events. The speed and the outfits drew her to rodeo.

"I like going fast," Charlize said. "That's my speed, usually."

"She loves it and it's her passion so I fully support her," added her...

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