The summertime means one thing; it’s time to put on your favorite Sheplers cowboy boots, best-fitting Wrangler jeans, your most reliable felt cowboy hat and head on over to the one of the many rodeos that go on all summer long. Regardless if you are a regular at this season’s best rodeos or you are just looking to see what it is all about, then there are plenty of rodeo events that happen all summer long.
All across America, cowboys or just those who are huge fans of them, can watch live rodeo shows, enjoy witnessing some of the best horses and livestock in action for miles around, and rock their best country gear. Don’t worry, if you do not have cowboy-approved attire, then gallop on over to Sheplers for the rodeo-ready outfit you have been looking for.
Mesquite Championship Rodeo
For 12 weeks this summer, from June 5th until August 29th in Mesquite, Texas, get ready for action packed, good ole-fashioned western fun. A rodeo that the whole family can attend, they have everything from face painting for kids, autographs from the cowboys, pony rides, a petting zoo and a delicious barbecue pavilion. And trust us, you will not want to miss the championship finals on August 28th and 29th, featuring the best of the best cowboys and cowgirls.
Home to the first indoor rodeo since 1918, Stockyards Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas is also the world’s only year-round rodeo. With events every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy, from Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show to the Cowtown Coliseum.
Held in Pendleton, Oregon since 1910, the Pendleton Round-Up is still one of the largest rodeos in the world. Aside from Pendleton being one of the first rodeos to have women compete, to this day they still have bareback and saddle bronc riding, team roping, bull riding, Indian relay races, wild cow milking, and a children’s rodeo and a parade from September 16th to 19th.