Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog

Clemie Jo Lamb served a smile, divine cuisine, and the Silver Spurs Riding Club

Two rodeo club woman members together
For over eight decades, members of the Silver Spurs Riding Club have worked year-round to coordinate rodeos to positively impact the community, alongside several generations of their family. The Clubs’ foundation is built on horsemanship, fellowship, volunteerism and giving back to its community. As a thank you for years of service, the Silver Spurs Riding Club Board of Directors celebrates long-time volunteers with the Coca-Cola Cowboy award and Women’s Lifetime Achievement award each year. Honored as the 2021 Women’s Lifetime

A generational legacy: Coca-Cola Cowboy and Women’s Lifetime Achievement recipients Tom and Martha Booth

Married couple sitting out in the farmland.
For over eight decades, members of the Silver Spurs Riding Club have worked year-round to coordinate rodeos and other events, making an impact in the community alongside several generations of their family. The Clubs’ foundation is built on good values and morals, charitable contributions, and volunteerism. As a thank you for years of service, the Silver Spurs Riding Club Board of Directors celebrates long-time volunteers with the Coca-Cola Cowboy award and Women’s Lifetime Achievement award each year. Continuing generational legacies

148th Silver Spurs Rodeo Champions

Cowboys, rodeo fans, and Silver Spurs Riding Club volunteers were all happy to step back into the arena on February 18-20, 2022 for the 148th Silver Spurs Rodeo. Cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country competed for their share of over $100,000 at the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi hosted right here in Kissimmee. Our secretaries have finalized scores, and we are excited to share the results with you! Below are the top three winners in each rodeo

Coca-Cola Cowboy and Women’s Lifetime Achievement recipients Mike and Brenda Wilder talk decades of volunteerism and family fun in the Silver Spurs Riding Club

For over eight decades, members of the Silver Spurs Riding Club have worked year-round to coordinate rodeos to positively impact the community, alongside several generations of their family. The Clubs’ foundation is built on sound values and morals, charitable contributions, and volunteerism. As a thank you for years of service, the Silver Spurs Riding Club Board of Directors celebrates long-time volunteers with the Coca-Cola Cowboy award and Women’s Lifetime Achievement award each year. Honored as the 2022 Coca-Cola Cowboy and

The Silver Spurs Riding Club Members Donate $7,000 to Two Local Organizations – the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida and The Russell Home

For more than 80 years, the Silver Spurs Riding Club has hosted one of Osceola County’s longest-standing traditions: the Silver Spurs Rodeo. The Silver Spurs Riding Club’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to give $3,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida for their St. Cloud branch and $3,500 to The Russell Home for Atypical Children, for a total of $7,000 donated to these organizations. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida recently announced opening a branch

Meet the 2022 Silver Spurs Rodeo Parade Grand Marshals: Coca-Cola Cowboys and Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

The Silver Spurs Riding Club 2021 and 2022 Coca-Cola Cowboy and Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients will be the grand marshals at the 2022 Silver Spurs Rodeo Parade on Saturday, February 19th at 11 a.m. in Downtown St. Cloud. The Silver Spurs Riding Club awarded 2021 honorees Tom and Martha Booth, Brenda Hensel, and Clemie Jo Lamb along with 2022 honorees Mike and Brenda Wilder these prestigious awards for their diligent work spanning many years promoting ranching, the rodeo way

24 Rodeo Terms You Should Know

The sport of rodeo has seven traditional events that all have their own unique terminology. While you soak in all the action, it can be hard to keep up with all the rules and terminology used. Whether you’re a greenhorn, what we call rodeo newbies, or just looking to expand your rodeo knowledge, check out these 24 words you should know before each rodeo event! Breaking the barrier: This term is used when cowboys in the tie-down roping, steer wrestling,

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

Two thousand pounds of pure muscle paired with centrifugal motion makes for an 8-second challenge as bull riders hang on for a high score and an even bigger check. As cowboys go head-to-head with locally bred-to-buck bulls at the Silver Spurs Rodeo, judges aren’t just looking for them to make the 8; in fact, there’s a slew of requirements and skills needed to call yourself a professional bull rider. In this blog, we’ll teach you how to score in bull

3 reasons why Silver Spurs Rodeo tickets make the best stocking stuffers

silver spurs bucking stock
Christmas is right around the corner, and while everyone loves to break out the ugly sweaters and bake cookies, many people experience stress when it comes to finding the ultimate holiday gift. Shopping for the perfect present when everyone seems to have everything already can make gift-giving extremely challenging. So why not consider giving the gift of an experience this holiday season? Check out three reasons why Kissimmee rodeo tickets make the best stocking stuffer! The gift of experience is

More than just a rodeo: The story of the Silver Spurs Stock Committee

cowboy in a denim shirt and a cowboy hat feeding horses
It’s the boom of pyrotechnics, the buck of every bull and bronc, and the turn-on-a-dime of every barrel racer. You know them as the largest rodeo east of the Mississippi for their community involvement and a longstanding tradition of wild rodeo action. However, the Silver Spurs Riding Club is more than just a rodeo to over 300 year-round volunteers committed to the betterment of the community by way of rodeo.  Join us in celebration as we mark the Club’s 8th

5 rodeo costumes you and your kids can rock this Halloween

Champions of the first Southern Showdown start the 2022 ProRodeo season off right!

The curtain has closed on the first-ever Silver Spurs Southern Showdown. With a weekend dedicated to highlighting locally raised Silver Spurs stock, born-to-buck bulls and wild broncs gave professional cowboys the thrill of a showdown!  The books for the 2022 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) season opened on Friday, October 1st, across the nation. The Southern Showdown kicked off a new year of competition, with money earned counting for the 2022 world standings.  With a $10,000 purse for each event,