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post #1 of 11 Old 07-22-2012, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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It's Rodeo Time!

Some shots from a local CARA rodeo..


Oh Canada



Wild cow milking,first they gotta catch a cow though..



Barrels



Heading for home



A little barrel racer :)



Making the rounds


Run,pony,run!



Hair straight back



Team roping



Tie down roping



Catch'em if you can!



Steer riding:coming through!



Break away roping



Bull riding
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post #2 of 11 Old 07-22-2012, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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And more..

Wild pony races: three kids to a pony,catch'em,hang on,get someone on,and stay on for two bucks or a certain distance. Pony generally wins. :)



Wait for me!


Belly skiing


Pony;1 Kids;0


Hang on to that wild thang!



Tug of war



Gravity can't keep her down!



Around we go..



Gotcha!



Yehaw!



Rid'em cowboy!


Dancing with calves:this little guy made an awesome rope on this calf in the tie down roping,but for the life of him he couldn't get the little bugger flipped! Probably cuz the calf is as big as he is..



Putting on the brakes



Captured


Lil' cowboys
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It's a really nice rodeo,very family oriented and fun,the stock and horses are well taken care of,just a good ol' small town rodeo. :)
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I like the last photo, very cute :)
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Lol, the pony event is hilarious. Im cracking up at the little boy sitting and trying to hold onto the pony. Too funny.
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post #6 of 11 Old 07-22-2012, 11:18 PM
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The pictures are great!
Not sure I agree with the ponies. One, I wouldn't let my child handle an animal like that. Two, it makes me wonder what sort of life is left for them after...

Great shots though. I had a blast at the Sundre Pro rodeo. Rained like sieve, the poor bull riders landing in six feet of mud.

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Great pictures. Looks like a wonderful time
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WS: We were blessed with wonderful weather for this one;usually it seems that if there's a rodeo,it's raining or just has,lol.

As for these particular ponies,I do know they are owned by an older lady who has a little herd of them,they're her little pasture puffs.She "volunteers" them for this rodeo,then they go back to her pasture til next year.
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HAHA those were some great pictures!!! the kids and the ponies have me dying laughing as well...
and that last photo is just perfect of all the little cowboys..but where are all the little cowgirls lol :p
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Haha, my horses registered name is "Rodeo Time", when I first saw your post, I was like howd she get photos of Rodeo!? LMAO!

Great pics! Looks like it was a blast, I went to a Rodeo when I was a kid and had a great time!!
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