Sherry Cervi isn’t just an icon in the arena with her NFR records, multiple world championships and millions in earnings, she’s also giving back to the youth of the sport with her unique Sherry Cervi Youth Championships.
The team at HorseWeek has extended the opportunity for fans to watch “Riding the Legacy,” presented by Cinch, for free at Ride TV due to demand to see the barrel racing icon share her story.
About Sherry Cervi
Sherry Cervi, born on March 17, 1973, in Marana, Arizona, is a highly accomplished figure in the world of barrel racing. Raised in a rodeo-centric family, Sherry’s early exposure to the sport paved the way for her own success.
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Entering professional barrel racing in the early 1990s, Cervi quickly made a mark. She secured four Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) World Barrel Racing titles in 1995, 1999, 2010, and 2013. Her consistent performances and strategic prowess positioned her as a dominant force in the competitive circuit.
A significant part of Cervi’s success can be attributed to her partnership with MP Meter My Hay, or “Stingray.” This dynamic duo achieved remarkable success, marked by precision in turns, explosive speed and an incredible feat, placing in all 10 rounds at the National Finals Rodeo en route to Cervi’s most recent world championship.
Sherry’s impact extends to her role as a mentor within the rodeo community, providing guidance and inspiration to aspiring barrel racers through scholarships and Sherry Cervi Youth Championship events. Her influence is not only felt through her accolades but also through her dedication to the sport’s development.