Cassidy Blanton grew up in small, historic Virginia City. This town strives to preserve the wild west mining bonanza. An appreciation of the western lifestyle is something that has remained with Cassidy throughout her life. She majors in Communication and a minors in Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. With these skills Cassidy hopes she can renew interest and remarket agriculture. Cassidy’s horse training methods have been published multiple times in the international publication, Miniature Horse World.