As the daughter of Pro Rodeo Hall of Famer Clint Johnson, a four-time national champion in saddle bronc riding, Janie Johnson grew up riding horses at the family’s ranch in Canyon and enjoyed competitive barrel racing in high school.
But when she came to the University of Texas as a freshman last fall, her horse, Frenchman’s Vegas, stayed behind. The radio-TV-film major was enjoying campus life, but something was missing.
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