Rider Kiesner grew up as a 5th generation Cowboy. He was given a Will Rogers trick roping kit at the age of nine and began performing a Wild West act in Professional rodeo with his family shortly after. Kiesner went on to become a 4X World Champion Trick Roper , 2X World Champion Gun Spinner, and a 2X World Champion All Around Performer. He got his own PRCA act card when he was 18. Rider has many accomplishments including:7X NFR performer, 9X Cheyenne Frontier Days, Ram National Circuit Finals, 2X Prairie Circuit Finals, California Circuit Finals and Mountain State Circuit Finals. Riders biggest accomplishment came in 2020 when he and his girlfriend Bethany Iles won the PRCA Dress Act of the Year .
Bethany started trick riding at just nine years old. Despite not being raised in a horse or rodeo family the lifestyle captivated her . At 10 she and her twin and little sister began performing at rodeos across the Midwest performing both trick and Roman riding acts. At age 18 Bethany decided to pursue trick riding full time earning her PRCA card which had been a dream of hers. She and Rider Kiesner joined forces when she was 19 and have performed at many big events such as the Mountain state Circuit Finals, Prairie Circuit Finals, Great Lakes Circuit Finals, the American Royal in Kanas City Mo, Road to the horse and many more. The two competed on two tv shows one being the NBC Sparten Ultimate Team Challenge the other TBS Go Big Show . Their biggest accomplishment was winning the title of 2020 PRCA Dress Act of the Year. Bethany loves the art of trick riding and aims to honor the sport and the woman that came before her.