The Rodeo Road

The Rodeo Road

The Rodeo Road

"The Rodeo Road" offers twenty short stories that portray a rodeo cowboy's career from kids' rodeos through competition on the professional rodeo circuit. From fifteen years participation as a rodeo contestant the author brings to life the people and places that he knew while traveling the rodeo road. Although the names and places have been changed, the stories are mined from the author's own experiences and ring true to what most people could expect if they went rodeoing. Meet the kids that develop their skills at home on the ranch riding a "cowboy-engineered" bucking barrel for practice and then hold a winter rodeo in the barnyard on a dark freezing night. Travel halfway across Kansas to win a check and get hung up in a stirrup, all on the same ride. Get to know, personally, all nine saddle bronc riders as they compete at the big rodeo in Camwalla. Feel the thrill of "strapping your wood" on the greatest bronc of all time. Experience such diverse yet historic events as Houston's Livestock Show and Rodeo and Milburn's "Oldest Rodeo." Slip into a pair of well-worn boots and feel the weight of 400 cubes under the hood as...

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