Kids and teens gathered in Cheney for a weekend variety of horse and rodeo games. Most of the events mirrored rodeo competitions. For youngsters, there was goat tying, calf riding, barrel racing and dummy roping. For older teens, there was saddle bronc and bull riding.
Caden Marker, 9, swings off his horse with his eye on the goat during the goat flanking event at the Cheney Peewee Rodeo Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. In goat flanking, contestants approach on their horse, dismount, and throw the goat on its side, but don’t tie the legs.
Hesston Jacobsen, 5, dives to take the ribbon off a goat’s tail in a competition at the Cheney Peewee Rodeo Sunday. Goat undecorating required young riders to race to the goat, dismount and snatch the ribbon off the tail.
J.C. Marriott, 7, swings off his horse on the run during the goat flanking event at the Cheney Peewee Rodeo Sunday In goat flanking, contestants grab the goat and throw it on its side, but don’t tie the animal’s legs.