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Sundre's Arleta Bowhay Crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2012

The 2009 Miss Rodeo Sundre winner has now achieved success on the national stage following 5 days of competition in Edmonton earlier this month.

It's a dream come true for Arleta Bowhay.

Bowhay, who grew up in the Bergen area, won the Miss Rodeo Canada competition on November 10th.

During the competition judges considered a number of factors such as  horsemanship, public speaking and a fashion show.

Bowhay says it's been her dream to be a rodeo queen since she was young.

 Her whirlwind year will begin on November 28th.

Arleta is the first Sundre girl to have won the title.

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