Tuesday, July 15, 2014

PHOTOS: Cowboys, calves and wild horses at the Cheney Rodeo

Posted By on Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Hundreds of people gathered under the hot Cheney sun to watch the Cheney Rodeo on Sunday, July 13. Fans cheered and yelled as brave cowboys rode wild horses, roped calves and took down bulls.

click to enlarge Barely holding on at the Cheney Rodeo. - MATT WEIGAND
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Barely holding on at the Cheney Rodeo.

click to enlarge A cowboy chases a calf, in which he will rope and tie up in the fastest time. - MATT WEIGAND
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A cowboy chases a calf, in which he will rope and tie up in the fastest time.

click to enlarge 10-year-old May Withrow, center, watches the Cheney Rodeo with her father, Al. - MATT WEIGAND
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10-year-old May Withrow, center, watches the Cheney Rodeo with her father, Al.

click to enlarge A cowboy jumps off his horse and takes down this bull by the horns. - MATT WEIGAND
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A cowboy jumps off his horse and takes down this bull by the horns.

click to enlarge Flying high. - MATT WEIGAND
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Flying high.

click to enlarge The Armed Forces display the flags. - MATT WEIGAND
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The Armed Forces display the flags.

click to enlarge Katherine Merck, Miss Spokane Interstate Rodeo - MATT WEIGAND
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Katherine Merck, Miss Spokane Interstate Rodeo

click to enlarge The Cheney Rodeo Flag Team rides into the BiMart Arena with the flags of the companies who have sponsored the Rodeo. - MATT WEIGAND
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The Cheney Rodeo Flag Team rides into the BiMart Arena with the flags of the companies who have sponsored the Rodeo.

click to enlarge ... Just a little bit longer... - MATT WEIGAND
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... Just a little bit longer...

click to enlarge Family time with the Gerards. - MATT WEIGAND
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Family time with the Gerards.

click to enlarge Two herders ride to help a cowboy off of his horse. - MATT WEIGAND
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Two herders ride to help a cowboy off of his horse.

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