July 21-30, 2023


The Rodeo: Wild Horse Race

  • July 22-30 from 1-4 p.m.
  • Arena

As Western as the Word Itself

One of the first rodeo events and as western as the word itself, the wild horse race started in the 1800’s as a competition between ranch teams.  From its roots as a race through town with only wagons as fences, the wild horse race is now a fully grown rodeo event. In today’s wild horse races, true wild horses are no longer used. Instead, cowboys race ranch-raised horses.


10 or more teams of 3 cowboys each with their own job, saddle the horse and ride it across the finish line.

When the pistol is fired the teams begin