West Hills College located in Coalinga, California has been one of the most dominating forces in intercollegiate rodeo for over 25 years. It is known nationwide for fielding national and regional championship teams and individuals. Former students have gone on to become professional rodeo contestants, national finalists and world champions.
While rodeo is important at West Hills, the emphasis of the rodeo program is education. West Hills' rodeo success is measured not just in the arena but more importantly, in the classroom. West Hills College Coalinga is an accredited California Community College with classes that transfer to California State University and the University of California systems as well as to private colleges or universities.
Rodeo Practice opportunities at West Hills are among the finest in the nation. In 2007 West Hills' rodeo moved to new locations and now feature three practice arenas and 60 student horse stalls.
Reasons you should rodeo at West Hills College Coalinga
Professional Coaching for both men and women
Mild Climate for year-round practice
Student Horse Stalls
Centrally located for minimal travel to college rodeo
Travel money for team members
On-Campus residential living