Wednesday, July 30, 2014
I have to admit that I'm still puzzled by this sign from Cheyenne Frontier Days. What did the rodeo organizers expect? Or, probably more to the point, what kind of attire did they see before they posted the sign?
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
This steer was injured during the steer roping event. So, what happens? There are onsite medical crews for both humans and animals, just waiting to help.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
One of the inevitable results of a rodeo is that the dirt is trampled by all those hooves. That's why the arena needs periodic grooming. It starts with raking the surface.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
This year I thought I'd show you some "behind the scenes" pictures of things you might not have thought about.
Let's start with how all those cattle that are involved in the rodeo get into the arena. They're kept in pens near the arena, and then there's a cattle drive. That's what you see in both pictures.