Frank J. Buchman

Cowboy • Horseman • Writer

Knowledge Of Livestock Makes Better Rodeo Bullfighter

Natural instinct from a lifetime of working with livestock makes better bullfighters. “I’ve been helping with the rodeo bulls raised by my dad and contracted for rodeos and bull riding contests ever since before I started school,” verified Ethan McDonald at Abilene.

Renowned announcer ‘Mr. Rodeo’ optimistic for future of sport

“The next generation of rodeo is coming on strong, and the sport of rodeo with its Western tradition will continue to grow and prosper.” That’s the prediction of one as close to rodeo as anybody could be. Yet, that optimism has its cloud. “It’s a tough, tough deal,” admitted Mike Mathis, announcer at more than […]