Posts Tagged ‘The Daddy of em All’

Bull Riding

Bulls are huge, and heavy, and not very happy to have cowboys on their backs. I find them to be surprisingly graceful for being such big beasts. Notice the rodeo clowns at either side of the pic, ready and alert.. Uh, oh! There he goes…. It’s not all clowning around, this is exactly what these rodeo clowns do… jump in to take the hit if necessary. They have such a scary (to me) job, but they are really good at it, and are vital for the safety of the cowboy. Hope you all enjoyed our little venture into the wild west, next up is steer roping.

family, travelling • Thursday, August 12th, 2010 • 8 Comments »

Buckin’ Broncos

This all happens in a matter of seconds, and quite frankly, I’m amazed that these guys can walk after this. This is the buckin’ broncos at Frontier Days, it’s the largest outdoor rodeo in the world and once a year our town is swamped with visitors and lots and lots of cowboys. There are lots more events and over the next few days I’ll show you some more. Bull riding, up next…..

family, travelling • Monday, August 9th, 2010 • 7 Comments »