Thank you!

Being Miss Rodeo California is a once in a lifetime opportunity but the places that you go, the people that you meet and the memories that you make truly will last a lifetime. There is nothing more that I wanted in the world than to be an ambassador for my state and I am so […]



2012 MRC Pageant

October 6th 2011 is a day Mackenzie Cayford will never forget. The Miss Rodeo California 2012 pageant started on October 4th with Orientation, lunch with the judges, horsemanship and a horsemanship BBQ. The girls all looked great but the most bizarre thing happened. I went over to the arena about an hour early to get […]



Boots & Bling Fundraiser

I have the best family, friends, and sponsors a girl could ever ask for! On August 6th I held my dinner, dance and auction titled “Boots & Bling.” This was my largest fundraising effort all year and it could not have gone better! My family and I had planned this event for months and I […]



Let me fill you in

Over the years, I have always heard that July is our crazy month. Boy those girls were not joking! I think I was home maybe a total of seven days the whole month! I spent fourth of July weekend at home running errands for my fundraiser. I planned my fundraiser for August 6th which sounded […]



June Travels

Since the last time that I checked in, I have had quite the adventure. I attended the Sacramento Horse Expo on June 10th and 11th to visit with sponsor’s and sign autographs. On Friday morning I met with the wonderful people from Tandy Leather who shared with me some neat ideas and inspired me to […]



Join me at Boots & Bling Fundraiser!

On August 6th in Salinas I will host my fundraiser as I prepare to compete for the Miss Rodeo America Pageant in December. The event will be held at the Andrus’ Barn off of Old Stage Road starting with a social hour at 5,then an evening of dinner and dancing. A portion of the proceeds […]



Stampede Days Rodeo and Ramona Rodeo

Since I last checked in I have had the opportunity to travel to southern California for two of the most fun rodeos in the state: Bakersfield Stampede Days Rodeo and Ramona Rodeo. Bakersfield is my old stomping grounds as I had the honor of representing their rodeo as well as the Kern County Sheriff’s Mounted […]



Springville Sierra Rodeo

I spent Easter weekend in what has to be one of the most beautiful places in our state, Springville. I arrived on Friday afternoon and quickly fell in love with the beautiful mountains, warm weather and hospitable community. That night was the barrels and bulls competition. This is a special event highlighting some of rodeo’s […]



Western Frontier Pro Rodeo in Pocatello, Idaho

Last time I logged in, I was sitting in my hotel room in Pocatello, Idaho about to really kick off the rodeo week. One of our first events was the kick-off party where the visiting queens were introduced on the balcony of the host hotel. The party was centered around the pool area and had […]



Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo

On Wednesday the March 30th I traveled to Oklahoma City for the DNCFR! There were over 20 state queens who came out for this event and we had a blast. We started out with dinner at Toby Keith’s where I had wonderful ribs and chicken. Then we took a water taxi through the canal for […]