“The queen is one of the most important people at the rodeo.”
That’s not a direct quote, but maybe it could be.
Yet, there are still a sizeable number who’d argue the statement grudgingly that rodeo is a man and beast competition, cowboys, horses, bulls, and cowgirls in the barrel race. Continue reading →
“I just love horses. I always have. I’ve been riding in horse shows ever since I was two years old. I was born into it, actually, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’ll always be involved with horses.”
Affection for horseflesh and the Western way of life is most obvious in a brief visit with 19-year-old Brooke Wallace of New Cambria. Continue reading →
The Kansas High School Rodeo Finals will be in Topeka again this year.
After being at Hutchinson for several years, the year-end championship competition, featuring the top 15 cowboys and cowgirls in all events at high school rodeos throughout the state last fall and this spring, returns to Topeka this year. It is scheduled June 10–15, at the R.R. Domer Livestock Arena in Topeka’s Kansas Expocentre.
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