LONG BEACH - "I compete against myself and go for my personal best," said Allison Bonney, one of a handful of local Pee Wee barrel racers, prior to the Long Beach Rodeo last week.

With ages ranging from four to just under 15 years old, these young girls have been getting their first taste of competitive horse riding. This past weekend's rodeo offered them an opportunity to strut their stuff in front of a home crowd.

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