The Tucson Rodeo Parade celebrated 85 years, and today over 2000 people, 650 horses and 65 wagons paraded through the streets. It is the largest non motorized parade in the United States.
The ProRodeo Competition started today and the action started fast. The final performance is on Sunday.
From Feb 20-28th, the rodeo in Tucson, Arizona will feature seven professional rodeo events. Six of the events, bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, team roping and bull riding are sanctioned by the Professional Cowboys Rodeo Association.
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This horse introduced itself today at a ranch in Tanque Verde. Just east of Tucson, down Tanque Verde Road are many places to keep and ride your horses. The Saguaro National Park, Catalina State Park, and many other places in Tucson have riding trails. Other popular places to ride in Tucson are in the washes and rivers which are everywhere. They include the Agua Caliente Wash, Tanque Verde Wash, and the Rillito River to name three.
So, saddle up next time you are in Tucson, Arizona. Don’t forget to visit the Tucson Rodeo if you are in town this week.