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A day at the Mexican Rodeo

There's bullriding, tailcho and horse dancing

Posted Monday, June 2, 2008

HERMISTON-The first of a series of Mexican Rodeos took place Sunday, June 1, 2008 at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo Arena at the Umatilla County Fair Grounds. The rodeos that are produced by Promociones Colima are scheduled for June 29, July 6, August 17, September 7, September 28, October 5 and the last on October 26.

Juan Mendoza, the rodeo promoter, said that he is working on increasing the payouts for the bullriding event for the June 29 rodeo.

For info on the rodeo or tickets you can contact Juan Mendoza at 541-561-7487. Click here for the Promociones Colima MySpace page.

The first event of the rodeo was the Tailcho Competition. Photos by Terry Aichele

A live band provided the music that the crowd enjoyed and horses danced to. Photos by Terry Aichele

Bullriding is very similar to the American west style. Photos by Terry Aichele

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Posted June 2, 2008
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