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RIDING TO WIN

Brittaney “Britt Brat” Logan is learning how to slow down. But as soon as the 33-year-old rider climbs into the saddle on her new palomino quarter horse, Starr, the yellow beast bolts across the corral at full gallop, leaving Logan’s baseball cap in the dust kicked up behind them.

“She don’t know how to ride easy,” trainer Max Diesel says, leaning in, resting his white-whiskered chin on arms folded atop the fence rail on a spring day last year.

“She always rides hard,” says Selina “Pennie” Brown, Logan’s 47-year-old teammate, standing beside Diesel in shaded sunglasses, dreadlocks draped from beneath her white cowboy hat.

Riding hard comes with the territory for Logan and her teammates. Since its founding in 2016, the Cowgirls of Color, the world’s first all-black, all-female rodeo team, has

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