“It’s impossible to take the boy out of an old cowboy.” Youth competitors make up most participation in majority of county fairs. Yet, local events usually have open classes, drawing some competition from adults.
“Sorry, I didn’t get back to you earlier. I’ve been helping gather double stocked cattle every morning.” It’s that time of year, and Adrian Vogel of Cottonwood Falls daily has a horse saddled ready to go well before daylight.
Old-timers claim corn in the Kaw Valley is taller than they’ve ever seen. With all of the rain, seed corn variety improvements, fertilization and modern farming techniques, that’s likely correct.
“It sure is hot out. There’s no air. It’s impossible to breath.” Similar comments have been commonplace in recent times.
“Young cowboys and cowgirls, saddle up, it’s rodeo time.” The annual Youth Rodeo, sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, is set Saturday evening, Aug. 6, 6 o’clock, at the arena just east of Council Grove, announced Heidi Lange, rodeo secretary.
Success breeds success, and the Western action at Circleville is living proof. Circleville’s always been kind of “a horsey community.” With annual horse shows, “raceos,” occasional team roping jackpots, and the like, the Circleville Saddle Arena has hosted horse events for decades.
The best in rodeo is coming to Manhattan, according to Steve Frazier, promotions coordinator and arena director for the 41th annual edition of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, “Again sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, performances will begin at 8 o’clock, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 21, 22, 23, at Wells Arena in Cico […]
“Grab your hat and put on your spurs, let’s rodeo.” That’s the special welcome from Deb Dillner in announcing the sixth annual Jackson County Rodeo this weekend.