The 2016 rodeo season in the state of Idaho was nothing less than as exciting as expected. From the time Spring thawed the Northwest soil until the leaves started dropping from the trees, the sound of hooves pounding across arena floors was the theme song of cowboys and cowgirls across the region. It was only […]

There’s a good reason bull riding always gets saved for last at a rodeo. It’s without a doubt the most exciting thing to happen in western sporting events and caps off a performance with the highest drama and most compelling action every night. Part of the fun of the Professional Bull Riders is that you […]

When it comes to the most popular sports in North America, rodeo tends to be considered an “alternate” sport. If your average Joe were to make a list of sports by popularity, ball-sports would certainly take the lead, with plenty of others before it ever came down to our traditional western action, but I think it […]

If you’re looking for one of the most rugged places in the Gem State, you need to look no farther than the farthest southwest corner of the state. Pickups drive through the dusty roads wearing “2O” plates, and everything is a little rougher around the edges. Their rodeo is no different. There, on the banks of […]

On my way to work the other week, I had my radio tuned to the local sports radio station’s call-in program like usual. Callers were being asked to name the athletes they considered to be the best of all time. Most of it was typical – claiming the superiorities of Ted Williams, Joe Montana, Jordan, Tyson, […]