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Silver Spurs Rodeo announces 135th rodeo event on June 5th and 6th in Kissimmee

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The Silver Spurs Riding Club announces its 135th Silver Spurs Rodeo on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6 at 7:30pm at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee. Kicking off rodeo weekend is the annual Miss Silver Spurs Pageant, which takes place on Thursday, June 4 at 6:30pm. Contestants compete in one of three age divisions: Miss Silver Spurs, Junior Miss Silver Spurs, and Little Miss Silver Spurs. Rodeo queen contestants will have already participated in interviews and a horsemanship competition.

A Tale of the Unsung Rodeo Heroes: Bullfighters

A Tale of the Unsung Rodeo Heroes: Bullfighters
Aside from the squeals and cheers of the rodeo audience, there are, shall we say, spookier noises coming from the chutes. Now I bet we’ve got you wondering, What’s scarier than dozens of squealing toddlers? How about a 1,500 lb. raging bull? From the stands, you can see the rider mount himself on the bull, but if you’re on the dirt, it’s a different story. In the arena, you see the rodeo clown hiding in the barrel. The rider’s grip

From Bell-Bottom Jeans to Jewelry and Bling: The Evolution of Rodeo Fashion

When people first hear the word “rodeo”, most will likely picture a man in a ten gallon hat, plaid shirt, and jeans — think Marlboro Man. The truth is, rodeo and fashion have gone hand in hand for decades. Believe it or not, rodeo attire has seen its fair share of fashion trends. In celebration of the upcoming Miss Silver Spurs Pageant on June 4th, we thought we’d share a bit of the evolution of rodeo fashion. Going back to the

Rodeo Day: The best school holiday ever

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There’s a lot that Osceola County has to offer that makes it unique and if you’re a true native of this place then you know what makes Rodeo Day so special. But if you’re not, you’re in luck. For any kid in the Osceola County School District, a Friday off just means a three day weekend! But, this three day weekend is something to celebrate. While other counties recognize President’s Day, the third Monday in February, by taking a hiatus

Ed Partin talks steaks with Silver Spurs Rodeo

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There are a lot of things people expect when they come to a rodeo. Roaring cheers. Laughter. The buzzer after eight seconds is over and the sigh of relief from the audience knowing that the rider is safe and sound. But there’s another sound you might not have expected that happens at the Silver Spurs Rodeo. Sizzle. For the last 30 years, local legend Ed Partin has been cooking up steaks behind the arena for the stock guys (the helpers

8 things kids can do at the Silver Spurs Rodeo but not at home

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We know. They have crazy after-school activities. They run around outside so they smell awesome at the dinner table. They want to unleash all that energy after being cooped up in a classroom all day. We’ve got a different outlet that only comes around a few times a year, so change it up. Let them unwind at the Silver Spurs Rodeo coming up in February. Here are a few reasons kids love about rodeos in Florida and things they can do at the Silver