Outside Circle: Hulett Rodeo, barrel clinic, horsemanship clinic, Kaycee broncs, kids jackpots
We had a little more rain come through. I know some areas not far from here had a lot and I’m sure happy for them. I took a trip up to Hardin, Mont. last week and the country was in it’s Sunday clothes all the way. The plums were blooming in every draw and the grass was waving in the breeze. All the cattle, sheep and horses I saw looked fat and healthy too.
Calving is about wound down here. As of this writing, I have seven head left so they are getting neglected with everything else there is to do. It’s all gone easy peasy from day one, so I hope I’m not letting my guard down too soon. You all know how that works.
The 70th Annual Hulett Rodeo is coming up June 10-11 at beautiful Hulett, Wyo. It is NRCA and WRA approved and besides the usual rodeo events, will have ranch bronc riding, rookie events, steer riding, and mutton busting. There’s over $8500 added to the purse too! Call in entries will be June 5, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., with call backs on June 6th, noon to 9 p.m. at 307-467-5929. The parade will be Saturday at 10 a.m. and the rodeo starts at 1:30 p.m. You can check out all the other events happening there that weekend by going to http://www.RodeoHulettWy.com or on Facebook under Hulett Rodeo.
There will be a Britany Diaz barrel clinic at Thorton Arena, Lambert, Mont., on June 15-16. There’s a 12 student limit and the cost is $400 with a $200 non-refundable deposit. Contact Charlce Kidd at 208-312-0805.
Kaycee, Wyo will be the place for the 7th Annual Chris LeDoux Days on June 17. There will be barebacks and saddle broncs with a calcutta on the top four that will advance to the final round. It all starts at 2 p.m. After the broncs, you can dance from 6:30 on to Cody Johnson, Ned LeDoux, and Jalan Crossland.
The Wright Family Jackpot will be June 24 at the Southern Campbell County Ag Complex, Wright, Wyo. There will be NWBRA barrels, breakaway, roping draw pot, plus kids games for the little afootbackers. The office opens at 7:30 a.m. with exhibitions at 8-10, open riding 10-10:45 and the event starting at 11:30, youth first. You can also dance that night from 9-2! Call Janie Norlin for details at 605-210-3179 or Amy Rathbun at 307-281-0050.
Moorcroft, Wyo will be hosting the Jubilee Ranch Rodeo and Ranch Bronc Ride on July 7. The first 10 paid teams and first 12 paid bronc riders will get in. Entry fees for the ranch rodeo teams is $250 and the ranch broncs $25 . Entry deadline is June 28, so call 307-756-2076 to get entered!
There will be a Bryan Neubert Clinic at Wibaux, Mont. Fairgrounds on July 21-24 and July 27-30. There will be colts in the morning of both clinics, then horsemanship in the afternoon on July 21-22 and cow working on July 23-24 plus 2 afternoons at the second clinic. You must sent a deposit to hold your place. Colts will be $600/$200 deposit, horsemanship $300/$100, and cow working $325/$100. Clinic is filling fast, so call Jen Obrigewitch at 701-260-2108 right away.
That’s my circle for another week. Be sure and send me any events, fundraisers or news items that you’d like to see shared here. I’m always happy to do so! Have a splendid week and enjoy the pretty spring weather.
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