"You may have been to a few rodeo's in your life but have you ever stopped to consider all of the bits and pieces that go into the rodeo events we have today."
"Rodeos first began in the late 1800s as casual events where contestants showed off their cowboy skills and entertained small groups of spectators."
Rodeo Has Been Around Over 200 Years
"It started as the Girls Rodeo Association in 1948 and was comprised mainly of women whose ranch spouses and family members were overseas fighting in World War II."
There is a Women’s Professional Rodeo Association.
"Rodeos are designed to be family-friendly and most offer diverse food choices, vendor set-ups and many are alcohol-free."
an Event the Whole Family Can Participate in
"Most events begin with a flag ceremony performed by a team of horse and rider combinations."
Horses are Typically the Show Openers at Most Rodeos.