Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog

Why Kissimmee rodeo tickets make the best stocking stuffer

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 during a time when everyone seems to already have everything can make gift-giving extremely challenging. So why not consider giving the gift of an experience this holiday season? On the blog, we’ll discuss three reasons why Kissimmee rodeo tickets make the best stocking

5 rodeo costumes you and your kids can rock this Halloween

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

5 things that surprise people the most about the Silver Spurs Rodeo

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Rodeo is one of America’s oldest and earliest forms of extreme sports. With most of the rodeo events inspired by from everyday ranch chores and the western way of life, it’s easy to see why the sport of rodeo still resonants strongly for many Americans. However, if you’ve never been to a rodeo before, you should know that no two rodeos in Florida will be the same. While they might all feature the same rodeo events: bull riding, saddle bronc riding,

February 2018 Silver Spurs Rodeo Results and Your Champions

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The 140th Silver Spurs Rodeo took place Friday, February 16th through Sunday, February 18th, featuring rodeo’s seven traditional events: bull riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding, barrel racing, and team roping. With more than $100,000 in prize money up for grabs, top cowboys and cowgirls from across North America came to compete during this rodeo to claim their share of the prize. Below are the results for the top three winning contestants from each rodeo event.

Norman West and “Rabbit” Hall reflect on what it’s like to work with your best friend

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There is something special about a bunch of cowboys getting together to put on a hometown rodeo. From playing with the club grown rough stock to a freshly grilled rib eye after a successful rodeo weekend, the friendships run deep. Since the very beginning, the Silver Spurs Club has promoted growth in the community through lasting friendships and family. Robert Hall, or “Rabbit” as most people know him, and Norman West are a perfect example of what friendships look like

Giddy-up on these holiday recipes from our Silver Spurs Club members

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that symbolizes a union of excellent food and quality time with loved ones. This Thanksgiving, the Silver Spurs Riding Club reflects on what they’re most thankful for, including these favorite recipes straight from the ladies of the Silver Spurs. On the blog, we’ll share a few of our Spurs’ members’ favorite Thanksgiving recipes to serve at your table this holiday season. The following recipe was sent in by the Silver Spurs Rodeo’s Special Rodeo Chairperson,

Everything and more on what to expect at Boots, Bulls and Barrels

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 Saturday, October 5th, the Silver Spurs Club is inviting local cowboys and cowgirls to compete in our last event of the year, Boots, Bulls and Barrels! On the blog, we’ll go over what you can expect during this event and why your family will

Putting on a rodeo in the 21st century

You might be used to watching old western movies with your grandparents, featuring cowboys “breaking” (also known as taming or domesticating) wild broncs or chasing and roping stray cattle back to their herd. It all may seem lost in the past to most people but, for some Americans, this is just their average Thursday. Rodeos in Florida, as well as much of the western United States, have been a source of entertainment for generations, often instilling a sense of tradition

Life as a Spurs kid: The awesome, the dirty, and the just-plain-different

(This blog post was written by Aubreyann Grissom, a fourth-generation “Spurs kid”.) Can you think of a way that your parents bonded with you when you were younger? Was it watching one of your family’s favorite movies together? Or maybe you share a love for fishing? Well, when you are a Silver Spurs kid, “bonding” can take on a slightly different meaning. Our version of bonding often comes from hours of hard work to make a hometown rodeo and community a better