Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog

Greenhorns ask the experts on all things rodeo!

The Silver Spurs Riding Club knows a thing or two about the rodeo world, but we’re aware that not everyone is educated on the ins and outs of the sport. Through the years of producing the largest rodeo East of the Mississippi, we’ve received a myriad of questions about our stock, events, and rodeo culture. On the blog, we’ll answer the questions we get asked the most throughout the year straight from the Silver Spurs Riding Club members! Is there

Landmark years and pivotal moments throughout the Silver Spurs Riding Club’s history

Birds eye view of the old Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Florida

Barbara Kessler serves up Silver Spurs Rodeo history and its ‘All the way’ Sauce

Silver Spurs Rodeo, Womens Lifetime Achievement Recipient

Mel Wills shares the bigger meaning behind the title of Coca-Cola Cowboy

Mel Wills

The Silver Spurs Rodeo celebrates 75 years of rodeo, tradition and community

Dorothy and Jack Jensen share their love for the Silver Spurs Riding Club and living in Osceola County

142nd Silver Spurs Rodeo Results and Your Rodeo Champions

bull riding in Florida

What You’ll Need to Know About How to Score in Bull Riding

how scoring works in bull riding
While some people may think bull riders are just people who lost a bet, the truth is, these guys aren’t unlucky. This is their way of life. While the origin of the cowboy has them on the backs of wild broncs, the modern cowboy has traded in the saddle (or riggn’ if he was into bareback bronc riding) for a flat braided rope. While bronc and bull riding are both dangerous sports, few will deny that bull riding is one of rodeo’s most

Why Kissimmee rodeo tickets make the best stocking stuffer

While everyone is sweating over the fact that it’s 80 degrees in December, people forget what holiday is right around the corner. Christmas. And while everyone loves to break out the ugly sweaters and bake cookies, there can be some pressure to find the perfect holiday gift. But, what exactly is the perfect gift? Is it a movie your friend won’t stop quoting? Or, is the perfect gift even a material item to begin with? Shopping for gifts in 2018 when

Supporting the community: one scholarship at a time

The Silver Spurs Riding Club is known for putting on rodeo events throughout the year, but people often don’t realize all the community work the Club does when the volunteers aren’t organizing a rodeo. (Let alone that technically the organization is a 501(c)(5).) From hosting community fundraisers to raising donations for local non-profits, the Silver Spurs Riding Club’s mission from the beginning has been to help make a difference in Central Florida. Along with working with local non-profits, one other

141st Silver Spurs Rodeo Results and Your Champions

Larry and Sally Evers share their love for each other and the Silver Spurs Rodeo

Faith, friendship, community, and love are the four pillars that make up the Silver Spurs Riding Club. All of the volunteers have not only a deep love for their community and the sport of rodeo but also one another. Some through friendships and others through marriage. Larry and Sally Evers have been married for 50 years and have spent more than 30 years of marriage together as Silver Spurs members. On this edition of the Heritage Series, Larry and Sally