Diane has set arena records, won pro rodeos across the country, and is always a strong contender in the national divisional races.
- Have been training, competing and selling barrel horses for 40+ years. These awards have been won riding a number of different horses.
- Joined International Pro Rodeo Association Mar. 1997
- Was featured on the cover of Pro Rodeo World, April 1997
- Won 1D Championship at Drysdales Super Show, winning the first 2 Go Rounds, and placing in the 3rd Go Round.
- Featured on cover of Barrel Horse News, August, 1997
- Won several IPRA** rodeos such as Wauconda, IL, Heavener, OK, Sallisaw, OK, Ada, OK, Holdenville, OK, Sparta, MI, McKinney, TX, Canton, TX, Atkins, AR, Lawrence, Ks, and many more.
- Won Rookie of the Year in Barrel Racing in the IPRA, 1997
- Placed 4th in 1st Go Round of IFR*** 28 and won "Best Dressed" in the 4th Go Round
- Made Equi-stat’s Top 100 riders list 1997
- Was featured in Western Horseman, April 1998
- Won 1D championship at the inaugural Barrel Mania Super Show, Memphis, TN, 1998, winning 2 goes and placing 2nd in one go. Set the arena record in the third go. Won 3 saddles and $5K+
- Qualified for IFR 29 and won the 2nd Go Round, Jan. 1999.
- Placed in top 3 of the 1D every go round at Wichita Falls D &G and was high money winner, Nov. 1998
- Made over $49K in barrels in ’98.
- Made the top 100 riders list again in 1998.
- Placed with 2 different horses at Drysdales Super Show in ’98 in the 1D and 2D.
- Was Reserve Champion 1D at Barrel Mania in ’99.
- Oklahoma NBHA**** district 6 1D champion, 1997 through 2000
- Sooner Barrel Racers year end award winner in 1983 and 2000.
- Heartland Tour Year End award winner in 2001,2002, 2003.
- Placed 5th in the 1D Seniors, Oklahoma State NBHA finals, 2003.
- Won 3D Championship at Drysdales Super Series in 2003.
- 2011 PAFRA (Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association) World Champion
- 10th Place finish World Paint Show and 3rd in the year-end APHA PAC standings, made it back to the Bonus Round at the Nas Horse barrel race in Tulsa on Scootin Hoot all in 2000.
- NBHA Wrangler All-Star Team member, 2003.
- Checotah, OK Series 4D champion, 2003.
- 2nd in 2D, Barrel Mania, 2005.
- Split 4th /5th in 1D at Tunica Shootout, 2005
- 3rd in the 1D, Drysdales Super Show, 2005.
- Placed 6th in the 2D, Drysdales Super Show, 2006
- Placed 4th in the 3D, and 2nd in the 2D, Drysdales Super Show 2008 on a colt with less than 30 competition runs.
- Tied for 2nd and 3rd in the 1D in the Rangeline Arena Buckle series, Apr. 2009, and won 1st in the 2D.
- Made the short go at the 2008 BBR finals and won $1K+ in prize money, April '09
- Qualified for OSRCA* finals and made top 5 1983-89
- Stakes Winner OSRCA finals 1988
- Reserve Champion OSRCA finals 1988-89
- 1984 Oklahoma State Roundup Clubs Association Queen
- Featured in Christian Single magazine, 1984
- Voted Crowder Teacher of the Year twice (1989 and 1993)
- Voted Outstanding County 4-H Leader in Pittsburg Co. 1983
- 1973 Arkansas-Oklahoma Rodeo Sweetheart
- 1975 Horsemanship Division winner, Miss Rodeo USA
- 1976 2nd Runner-up & Miss Congeniality, Miss Lake Eufaula Pageant
- 5th in the 4D Average, 2009 OK NBHA State Finals
- 2009, 1st in 4D, Drysdales Super Show
- 2011 placed 3rd in the 1D at Muskogee, OK barrel series
- 2011 Reserve Champion in "Run With The Best" series, Checotah, OK
- 2011 3rd place overall in "Gettin' In The Groove" series, Checotah, OK
- 2011 competed in NBHA World, Perry, GA and placed 16th in the 1D, second go
- Lifetime barrel racing earnings, $200K+
* Oklahoma State Roundup Clubs
** International Pro Rodeo Association
*** International Finals Rodeo
**** National Barrel Horse Association