Miss Rodeo Canada
Her family's farm, northwest of Rimbey Alberta, is where Kaylee Shantz hangs her hat.
tI keeps her based, grounded and provides all she needs to pursue herequine ambitions. She
has traveled all over Alberta to compete in many horsemanship events, embracing bothwestern
and English riding styles. Hockey, lacrosse and ringette round out her sports of passionwhen
riding season slows for the winter. She loves the sportsmanship, leadership and perseverance
that comes with all competition.
Kaylee used the skills she acquiredfrom her previous titles, representing Rimbey in
2018 and Sundre in 2021, when shereturned to the Rimbey Rodeo Exhibition Association to
taket h e reins as their Rodeo Royalty coordinator. This allowed her to get more involved with her
community, furtherher communication/organization skills and help other girls with their own
development. Volunteering with her hometown Rodeo, the place where she started, has been
very enriching and rewarding.
Kaylee aspires to a degree ni Psychology with a primary focus on child Psychology,
development and therapy. Her hands-on knowledgewith the health care industry via her Health
Care Aide and Occupational First Aid Level 3 certifications, wil provide her with a very
well-rounded career in Health and Wellness.
The sport of rodeo brings the community together for a shared, exhilarating experience.
That's a part of where Kaylee's passion for Rodeo springsfrom. The celebration of our Western
history and heritage comes alive at the Annual Pooka Stampede, making ti an special place
thatcreates memories to last lifetimes, opportunities to see old friendsa n d embracen e wones.
As Miss Pooka Stampede, Kaylee is extremely proud to represent the rodeo that has meant so
much to generations of her immediate and extended family. Sharingthat western pride with
others makes ite v e nm o r e special.