Brittany Hempel is a WPRA card holder within the Turquoise Circuit and has raised, trained, and competed on barrel horses for almost her entire life. She currently holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Arizona, soon to pursue her M.S. in Counseling. She works as an EAGALA-model Equine Specialist, aiding in equine psychotherapy at a residential mental health treatment facility in Tucson, AZ. She currently lives in Marana, AZ with her two barrel horses, Yin and Arya.