Wednesday

Bulls, Broncs or Bareback?

Have you ever competed in a rodeo?
How about dreaming of competing in a rodeo?

Photo c2009 by Nickers and Ink.
All rights reserved.

My friend Jennifer Walker has published a pair of helpful guides to popular rodeo events.

CTRL-click here to read "A Guide to Rodeo Riding Events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding."

CTRL-click here to read "
A Guide to Popular Gymkhana Events: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Keyhole Race."

It is, after all, the week of the famous Calgary Stampede.


Related Items of Interest:

It's a Wild Ride: A Poetic Tribute to the Rodeo Cowboy
The rodeo is in his blood; he loves the dust, the fight, the mud. The bronc may buck and jump and spit; the cowboy never thinks to quit. He'll hold on tight and count to six, for this is how he gets his kicks.

His Perfect Passion - The Real Cowboy
What is it like to love a cowboy? Can a wild West heart ever be tamed? Perhaps peril is his perfect passion.

A Cowboy's Name - a Poetic Song on a Love Lifelong
His leather face, his steely arms, What woman could resist his charms? His mustang spirit none could tame, And now she'll only wear his name.

Olympic Dreams - A Limericked Lament for a Western Event
Equestrians compete for Olympic medals in dressage, jumping and eventing. What would it be like, if the Olympics offered Western equestrian disciplines as well? Cowboys and cowgirls: saddle up for some Olympic-sized fun!


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