Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog

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

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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

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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,

Everything and more on what to expect at the Silver Spurs Southern Showdown

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You may be familiar with rodeos in Florida, like the Silver Spurs Rodeo and Monster Bulls, but did you know the Silver Spurs Club is hosting an exciting event your family is sure to love? On Friday, October 1st, and Saturday, October 2nd, the Silver Spurs Riding Club invites you to witness professional cowboys compete in our last event of the year, the Southern Showdown! On the blog, we’ll go over what you can expect during this event and why

3 things kids can do at the Southern Showdown but not at home

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Unleash the beast, and we don’t just mean the bulls. The Silver Spurs Southern Showdown allows kids to have unlimited fun! Here are 3 things your kids can’t do at home but are actually encouraged to do at the Southern Showdown!  Meet a Real Cowboy. Meeting a cowboy doesn’t have to be a toy story. At Silver Spurs, your little cowgirl, cowboy, or ranch hand can come to meet, speak, and maybe even get an autograph from a real cowboy!

Cowboy Essentials: What Equipment Do Roughstock Cowboys Bring to Rodeos?

From spins to bucks, become the expert in spotting these rodeo bucking styles

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