The Shelby Area roping champ has added to his three cabinets of belt buckles and multiple saddles that he has earned in the Junior and High School Rodeos. Now he is winning big cash money, as well as more Gist Championship buckles, Martin Championship saddles, Tony Lama boots and Western Horseman Collectors prints.
Rich won won the state team roping championship in the IIlinois High School rodeo the last four years. In 2011 and 2012, Rich won both the individual calf roping and the team roping titles. He was also Reserve All-Around at State in 2011.
Douglas Rich is the son of Lonnie and Cindy Rich of Herrick.