Amberley Snyder is an American barrel racer champion and an influencer. The Equestrian had a pick-up truck accident that left her to paralyze her from down the waist. But she made it her strength and overcome it. She was not among those people who stay back and cry over their problems. Despite Snyder’s injuries, she made it challenge and after her recovery, she kept on competing.
Moreover, in 2015, she participated in a high level where she won a fan exemption at the American Rodeo. In addition to her career as a racer, she has also made successfully as a motivational speaker and author. Let us keep scrolling to know more information on her personal life, accident, and film inspired on her.
Caption: The American Equestrian, Amberley Snyder
Amberley Snyder: Bio, Family, Education
She was born on 29 January 1991 in Laguna Hills, California, the US. Snyder was born as the second child to athlete father who used to play baseball for Los Angeles Dodgers and mother, Tina Bottenfield Snyder. She has five siblings: Ashley, JC, Taylor, Aubrey, and Autumn.
From a young age, she had build interest in horse riding, inspired by her mother. Further, she participated in various sports like pole bending, barrel racing, etc. Later her family moved to Utah following her father’s retirement. There she completed her high school from Spanish Fork High School. Then she joined Utah State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education in 2015. From the university, she also received her Master’s Degree in School Counseling in 2018.
Amberley Snyder: Career & Life Achievements
As stated earlier, she developed an interest in horse racing from a young age and participated in several related sports. At the age of seven, she competed in her first rodeo barrel racing. Then she cleared the pole bending round in 2009 in the National High School Finals. She won the All-Around Cowgirl World Championship in the National Little Britches Rodeo Association. From 2009-2010, she had served as the president of the ‘Utah State Future Farmers of America’.
Accident & Recovery:
In 2010, she suffered from a car accident which left her to paralyzed down from her waist. That year, she was driving from Utah to the National Western Stock in Denver. But due to stomachache, she didn’t fasten her seat belt after a gas station stops in Rawlings. Then she bent down to look a map less than 10 miles from the station. Her truck drifted into the other lane and slid off the road, rolling seven times, throwing her off the truck slamming into a fence post. That crushed her t-12 vertebra which made paralyzed from the waist part of her body.
However, she kept on racing with the help of physical therapy and a seat belt on her saddle after a year and a half later. In 2014, she won the third position in the intermountain Pro Rodeo Association Barrel Racing Average. Snyder also won the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s ‘Horse of the Year’ from the Rocky Mountain Region. And she ended at the ninth position in the Rocky Mountain Region.
Currently, she has been a popular motivational speaker and inspired many people who have got low in their life because of disabilities. She also wrote an illustrated children’s book ‘Walk Ride Rodeo; in 2017. The book portrayed the journey of her overcoming her problem. Additionally, Netflix contacted her to make a film based on her real-life story in 2018. In the film, Spencer Locke stunt double for her and sister Autumn performed the pre-crash stunts.
Amberley Snyder: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Coming over to her personal life, well, the horse rider is in love with her horses and work. Further, she had always talked about the obstacles that she faced in the media. She also mentioned how much she loves her family and loves to spend quality time with her family, friends, and horses. However, she has never mentioned about her love life in the past or present. So going on safe sight, she is single at the moment.
Day by day, she is growing up with her work and influencing many people with her story and words. Well, she might be waiting for her prince charming who will accept her with all of his heart. But for now, she is indulging herself with her works and planning it to expand.
Amberley Snyder: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She must be earning a hefty amount of money from her career as an equestrian, author. The motivational speaker has not revealed much information on her income or salary. However, looking at her popularity and work, she must have a net worth estimated at above $500 thousand. Also, she must have amassed a profitable amount from her real-life story movie.
She has a verified Instagram account @amberleysnyder with 330k followers. On Twitter, she has an unverified account @SnyderAmberley with more than 9.3k followers. She goes by the unverified Facebook handle having more than 313.1k followers.
Amberley Snyder: Body Measurements
Besides injury from her accident, her height has a measurement of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 meters and weighs 68 kg. Her slim and athlete body has 36 inches of chest size, 30 inches waist size, and 36 inches hip size. She has blonde hair color with attractive blue eyes color.