Outside Circle by Jan Swan Wood: Mini rough stock rodeos, youth rodeos, ranch rodeos, ranch broncs, Iron Man/Woman broncs | TSLN.com

Outside Circle by Jan Swan Wood: Mini rough stock rodeos, youth rodeos, ranch rodeos, ranch broncs, Iron Man/Woman broncs

Well, we all survived another 4th of July. Lots of fun was had by most, but there were some very scary fires as well, from natural causes like lightning and from human with fireworks. Hopefully the ninnies with the fireworks will run out soon and we can at least stop sweating about them. The local firefighters got one put out in short order about a mile north of where I live. Not much wind and a nice shower sure helped them, but I’m so grateful for the volunteers everywhere, who drop what they are doing and charge after the fires. God bless them all.

The entries will be open for the July 15 Bust’n Mini Broncs and Bulls at Richardton, N.D., on July 13. Entries will close at noon that day. To enter the ponies text Kerry at 701-890-8372, to enter bulls text Hunter at 612-223-0759.

Sitting Bull College will be holding a Bronc Riding at Prairie Knights Casino, Ft. Yates, N.D., on July 14, 6 p.m. It will be open to 15 entries. For more information or to enter, call Joe Dunn at 701-854-8068 email joe.dunn@sittingbull.edu.

Ekalaka, Mont., is the place to be on July 17. First there will be the Youth Rodeo. It will start at 10 a.m., and entries are open now. Following that, at 4 p..m., is the Ranch Rodeo. Entry forms for both can be obtained by going to the Facebook page Ekalaka Track and Arena, Inc.

Big Horn Basin Livestock is holding an open Horse Sale on July 17, Worland, Wyo. Ride in horses will sell first starting at 1 p.m., loose horses to follow.

The Upton Fun Days Youth Rodeo will be July 17, at Upton, Wyo. Events are in three divisions, ages 0-18, plus Jr. and Sr. team roping. The rodeo will start a noon, and you can enter there after the parade.

There will be a Versatility Ranch Horse Show at Minot, N.D., on July 21, 9 a.m. Classes are cow work, reining, ranch riding, ranch trail and ranch conformation, in open, limited amateur, and limited youth divisions.

You can learn more at http://www.ndqha.com;ndaqhahorseshows.com.

There’s going to be a Jane Melby Barrel clinic July 19 at Niewohner Arena, Albion, Neb. It’s $200/rider, $50 to audit. Message Sarah at 208-849-5323 to get signed up.

The Grand River Ranch Horse Sale is taking consignments until July 20 for their catalog horse sale on Aug. 28, 7 p.m., at Timber Lake, S.D. Preview will be 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. To consign, contact Sutton Sandquist at 605-314-5845.

There’s a Bryan Neubert Clinic July 23-26 at Wibaux, Mont. There’s 4 Day Colt Starting for $600; 2 Day Horsemanship $300; 2 Day Cow Working $300 plus $25 stock charge; audit for $30/day. There’s a 10 person limit in colt and cow clinics, 20 in horsemanship. Call Jen Obrigewitch at 701-260-2108. Check Bryan out at http://www.bryanneubert.com.

So, do you think you are double tough and like riding ranch broncs? Entries are open now for the Iron Man Iron Woman Ranch Bronc Riding July 23-24 at Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo. In the Iron Man, there will be 25 bronc riders, five rounds, with five eliminated each round until five are left. Those five will ride for the Sudden Death Championship title. Entry is $500, guaranteed $12,500 purse and taking the first 25 paid, non-refundable entries. The Iron Woman is $100 entry, taking 10, 100% payback. Go to http://www.ironmanranchbr.com to enter.

On July 24, 1 p.m., will be the Laramie Co. Fair Ranch Rodeo Team Scramble at Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo. Entries are open now and they’ll take 10 teams. Entry forms can be gotten at http://www.laramiecountyfair.com.

Entries are open now for the Weston Co. Mini Rough Stock Rodeo, July 27, 6 p.m., at the fairgrounds, Newcastle, Wyo. There are no entry fees for the mini ponies, mini bulls, wild pony race or sheep riding. High school age saddle broncs will have an entry fee and it will be added to the prize money. All events will be entered on line at http://www.westoncountyfair.com. They are taking the first 15 entries in each event. You can get more info on Facebook on Weston County Mini Roughstock Rodeo Association page. This is a great event to watch and admission is free!

Well, that’s my circle for another week. I think I’ll go put my sweaty horse up and call this one done. Have a great week, pray for rain and our nation.

Summer Event Series

>ARP SUMMER SERIES, June 22; Aug. 24; Sept. 21, CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo.

> BADLANDS RANCH RODEO SERIES, July 18, Aug.15, Sept.12, Medora, N.D.

>BAKKEN BULL BASH, June 23, July 30, Aug. 22, Coonradt Ranch, Dickinson, N.D.

>BEAR RIVER PLAYDAYS July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Nov. 6; Evanston, Wyo

>BELLE JACKPOT ASSOCIATION July 14, 18; Aug. 4; Belle Fourche, S.D.

>BUFFALO YOUTH RODEO June 22; July 7, 21, 28; Buffalo, S.D.

>BUFFALO (WY)NIGHT RODEO June 16, 30; July 7, 21; Aug.11, Buffalo, Wyo

>CAMPBELL CO. 4-H PROJECT SHOWS June 14, 28; July 12, 19; CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo

>COAL COUNTRY RODEO NIGHTS June 17, 24; July 1, 8; CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo.


>CRUSHIN’ CANS BARREL AND BREAKAWAY June 21; July 12, 26, Aug. 2,16; Hermosa, S.D.

>DOUBLE B JACKPOTS June 15, 20; July 13, 27; Aug. 3, 17, 31; Sept.14, 18, Kilgore, Neb.

>FLANDREAU BARRELS June 15, 29; July 13, 30; Aug.17, 27; Sept.10,12, Flandreau, S.D.

>FREEDOM FRIDAYS BARRELS July 9, 30; Aug 13, 27; Sept.10, 24; Dickinson, N.D



>HAMMOND ROPING CLUB, June 14, 28; July 5, 19; Aug. 9, 23(finals), Broadus, Mont.

>HELL ON WHEELS RODEOS, June 25, July 9, 16; Aug. 6, 13, 27, Sept. 3, Cheyenne, Wyo.

>HERMOSA BIT AND SPUR PLAYDAYS, June 19; July 17; Aug. 21, Sept.18; Oct.9, Hermosa, S.D.

>HERMOSA ROPING CLUB TEAM ROPING June 25; Aug. 20, 29, Hermosa, S.D.


> Summer July 17, 24; Aug. 21, 28 Scottsbluff, Neb.

>HUNTER MEMORIAL SUMMER RODEOS June 14, 21, 28; July 12, 19, 26; Kyle, S.D.

>JOHNSON CO. COWGIRLS SUMMER RODEOS June 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; Buffalo,Wyo

>JS CATTLE CO. CALF ROPING, July 11, 18, 25, Aug.1, Broadus, Mont.

>KAYCEE NIGHT RODEO, June 18, 25; July 9, 23; Aug. 13, 27; Kaycee, Wyo.

>LADIES BREAKAWAY SERIES, June 14; July 8, 22; Aug.12, 26; Buffalo, Wyo.

>LITTLE EAGLE RODEO SERIES June 18, Crawford, Neb.


>M+M BARRELS AND BREAKAWAY, June 14, 28; July 5, 19; Aug.9, 23, N.Underwood, S.D.

>MT. RUSHMORE/PALMER GULCH RODEOS June 26; Aug.12, 21; Sept. 5; Hill City, S.D.

>NEWELL FAMILY SUMMER SERIES June 28, July 5, 12,19; Newell, S.D.

>NEW UNDERWOOD PLAYDAYS June 15 ,22, 29; July 6, 13; New Underwood, S.D.

>OELRICHS YOUTH RODEOS June 9, 23, 30; July 14, 18, Oelrichs, S.D.

>PROSPECTOR CHALLENGE BARRELS June 9-11; Aug. 13-15 Rapid City, S.D.

>SHERIDAN VAQUERO RANCH ROPINGS July 3, Aug. 7, Sept. 4-5, Sheridan, Wyo.

>SUNDANCE YOUTH SERIES June 14, 25, July 13, Sundance, Wyo.

>TATON STEER ROPING/TEAM TYING June 19-20; July 17-18; Sturgis, S.D


>WAHOO BARREL SERIES, June 29, July 11 (double); Wahoo, Neb.

>WESTON COUNTY YOUTH GYMKHANAS June 24; July 6, 20; Aug.10, Newcastle, Wyo

>WILD WEST WED.at HART RANCH Every Wednesday, July 7-Aug. 18, Rapid City, S.D.



> Tim Malm Junior Rodeo, July 11, 11 a.m., Albin, Wyo.

> Open and Youth Horse Shows, July 11-12, KPH Arena, Gillette, Wyo.

> Broncs, Bulls and Bibles Camp, July 12, Faith, S.D.

> Gordon Livestock Horse Sale, July 13, Gordon, Neb.

> Sitting Bull College Bronc Riding, July 14, 6 p.m., Prairie Knights Casino, Ft. Yates, N.D.

> Bustin’ Mini Broncs and Bulls, July 15, 5:30 p.m., Richardton, N.D.

> Bowman Co. Fair Ranch Rodeo, July 16, 6 pm, Dakota Winds Arena, Bowman, N.D.

> Gumbo Ridge Ranch Bronc Riding, July 16, Murdo, S.D.

> Big Horn Basin Open Horse Sale, July 17, 1 p.m., Worland, Wyo.

> Upton Fun Days Youth Rodeo, July 17, Upton, Wyo.

> Ekalaka Youth and Ranch Rodeos, July 17, Ekalaka, Mont.

> 9th Annual Dallas Heninger Mem. Bull Riding, July 17, Blunt, S.D.

> Big Horn Rumble Ranch Broncs and Barrels, July 17, Thermopolis, Wyo.

> Gumbo Ridge Ranch Rodeo, July 17, Murdo, S.D.

> Taton Steer Roping/Team Tying, July 17-18, Mattson Arena, Sturgis, S.D.

> Versatility Ranch Horse Show, July 21, 9 a.m., Minot, N.D.

> Trisha Reed Working Equitation Clinic, July 23-25, Buffalo Berry Arena, Sturgis, S.D.

> Njr HSRA FINALS, July 20-26, Des Moines, Iowa

> Bryan Neubert Clinic, July 23-26, Wibaux, Mont.

> Laramie Co. Fair Ranch Rodeo Scramble, July 24, Archer Arena, Cheyenne, Wyo.

> Open Rodeo, July 25, slack at noon, rodeo at 4 p.m., Platte Co. Fairgrounds, Wheatland, Wyo.

> Days of 76 PRCA Rodeo, July 26-31, Deadwood, S.D.

> Weston Co. Mini/H.S. Roughstock Rodeo, July 27, 6 p.m., Weston Co. Fairgrounds, Newcastle, Wyo.

> Sheridan Co. Fair and PRCA Rodeo, July 27-31, Gordon, Neb.

> Stray Gathering and E. Wyoming Ranch Rodeo, July 30, 6pm, Lusk, Wyo.

> SDVRHA Clinic and Schooling Show, July 31-Aug.31, Circle T Arena, Hermosa, S.D.

> Dawson Youth Rodeo, July 29, 5 p.m., Sidney, Mont.

> Rancher’s Olympics, July 31, 1 p.m., McGinley Arena, Gordon, Neb.

> Butte-Lawrence Co. Fair Youth Rodeo, July 31, 8/9 a.m., Butte Co. Fairgrounds, Nisland, S.D.

> S.D.’s Elite Horse Sale, July 31, Martin’s Arena, Sturgis, S.D.

>Campbell Co. Fair Mini Broncs, Ranch Rodeo, Bronc Match, Aug. 5, CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo.

> Indian Relay Races, Aug. 6-7, Pine Ridge, S.D.

> Sheridan Vaquero Ranch Roping, Aug. 7, 10 a.m., Mefford Arena, Sheridan, Wyo.

> 65th Home on the Range Champions Ride, Aug. 7, Sentinel Butte, N.D.

> Broadus High School Rodeo Challenge, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Broadus, Mont.

> Custer County Fair, Aug. 12-15, Hermosa, S.D.

> 3rd Annual Energy Capital Jr. Rodeo, Aug. 13-15, Morningside Park/CamPlex, Gillette, Wyo.

> Tom Horn Days Cowboy Rendezvous, Aug. 13-15, Selle Ranch, Bosler, Wyo

> Joe Wolter’s Colt Starting Clinic, Aug. 13-16, Grosskopf Arena, Utica, Mont.

> Black Hills Sorting and Cutting Club Ranch Sort, Aug. 14, Custer Co. Fairgrounds, Hermosa, S.D.

> Jerry Small King of the Cowboys Timed Event Championship, Aug. 14, 9 a.m., Hardin, Mont.

> 6th Annual Invitational Bronc Match, Aug. 20, 3 p.m., Camp Crook, S.D.

> Harding County Fair and 4-H Achievement Days, Aug. 20-22, Camp Crook, S.D.

> Garrett Nokes Family Benefit Ranch Rodeo, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., N. Platte, Neb.

> RQHBA Futurity and Horse Sale, Aug. 22, Cadillac Ranch, Belle Fourche, S.D.

> Grand River Ranch Horse Sale, 7 p.m., Timber Lake, S.D.

> West Coast Traditions Hackamore/2 Rein/BridleHorse Clinic, Aug. 28-29, Terry, Mont.

> Nat’l Versatility Ranch Horse Assoc./Wyo. Show, Aug. 28-29, Cheyenne, Wyo.

> Northern Premier Invitational Horse Sale, Sept. 3, Roundup Grounds, Belle Fourche, S.D.

> Slope Circuit Rodeo and Superhorse Challenge, Sept. 3-5, Roundup Grounds, Belle Fourche, S.D.

> Sheridan Vaquero Ranch Roping, Sept. 4-5, 10 a.m., Mefford Arena, Sheridan, Wyo.

> 25th Annual Breeders Classic Bucking Horse Sale, Sept. 7-8, Kling Ranch, Grassy Butte, N.D.

> Nat’l Versatility Ranch Horse Assoc./Wyo. Show, Sept. 11-12, Cheyenne, Wyo.

> Raymond Sutton Ranch 70th Production Sale, Sept. 12, Gettysburg, S.D.

> Prairie To Pines S.D. to Mont. Wagon Train, Sept. 12-18, starts near Camp Crook, S.D.

> Sugar Bars Legacy Futurity and Horse Sale, Sept. 17-18, Sheridan, Wyo.

> Indian Relay Races, Sept. 18-19, Gillette, Wyo.

> Championship of Champions Indian Relay Races, Sept. 24-26, Casper, Wyo.

> Horse Racing, Oct. 2-3, Ft. Pierre, S.D.

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