From Spokane, Washington, Madi Casto is 24 years old and graduated from Eastern Washington University who is currently continuing her education in pursuit of a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and Public Administration. Ultimately, Madi hopes to give back to her community by working in public service as a city planner helping cities grow, prepare for change while protecting and preserving agricultural land. Madi loves spending time with her horses and some of her other hobbies include hiking, biking, painting and traveling.
Samantha Kline is the 22 year old daughter of Keith and Tina Kline of Longview, Washington. She graduated from Mark Morris High School in 2012, and went on to pursue her education in Nutrition and Food Service Systems at Oregon State, where she graduate with her Bachelors of Science in 2016. Horses have been a huge part of her life, the first time she was on a horse she was six weeks old with her dad. She has competed with her horses at many levels, including breed, open shows, 4-H, Washington State High School Equestrian Teams, and Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, where she won many accomplishments. She always watched and idealized rodeo queens and there amazing work at representing there hometown rodeos. Samantha accomplished her dream of earning her hometown rodeo title, Miss Thunder Mountain in 2017. She is now excited to work towards becoming Miss Rodeo Washington.
Hannah Leib is the 25-year-old daughter of Ken and Lisa Leib. Learning new things has always been a driving force in Hannah’s life. She completed her Bachelor’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University, earned her Master’s in Education for Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Washington, and is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree for Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona University. Passionate about education and serving individuals with disabilities, Hannah became a registered instructor through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. She works full-time in an elementary school as a conditionally certified Speech-Language Pathologist, while teaching beginning riding lessons on the weekends. In her free time, Hannah fishes, hunts, gardens and works on improving her home. Grateful for her family and horses, Hannah makes sure that their health and well-being comes first in a way that is customary to the Western way of life.
Ashley is that young women with an illuminating personality. She is always prepared, either with vet wrap for your horse or someone to pick up the phone just to talk about life with. She is a small-town girl with big city aspirations who isn’t afraid to be humbled but still get up and be stronger for it.