Our Local Rodeo

by Rose

I wanted to share with you all some pictures of the rodeo we had in our little village last Sunday.  It was a big event this month with men coming as far as Colon to participate in the calf roping.

Las Tumbas Rodeo

This is our local rodeo– a bit muddy and wet this time of year

Selling Wranglers and Horse Stuff

Steve got there early to sell some essential cowboy gear

Ready to Roll

This man and his horse are ready to rope!

A Handful of the Numerous People

The crowd watches on

Yee-haw!

Yee-haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw!

FLorenzio

Florenzio our neighbor

Enrique n Hija

More of our neighbors- Enrique and his daughter

Ready to Ride

A horse who is ready to ride

Manuel

Manuel giving us a big “Hola!”

Cowboy

Oops– he missed that one!

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Chico getting after it!

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Our local guys in the light blue shirts

The Crowd

The on-lookers listening to music, having a few drinks and a good time

Watching

People came on foot, horseback, trucks and even buses from far away towns to be here

Our neighbor girl

Our neighbor girl giving it a go- One of two women who participated in the roping

Emma Waiting

Emma, my dear horse, patiently waiting to go home–

Sardines

Steve took a picture of them packing the horses in on his way home

I hope each and everyone had a fantastic weekend! We did!

Much love~Rose

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