Junior rodeo kicks up some fun for all ages

On January 19, 2019, the Junior Rodeo took place in Canebreak, Calif. Many children and animals took on a multitude of events throughout the day, as children competed to win money and joy.

 

Photo by Jocelyn Moss Newfield / Special to the Sun – A boy brings the American Flag into the stadium while riding a horse.

 

Photo by Jocelyn Moss Newfield / Special to the Sun – A young girl controls her horse with ease as she competes in a event.

Events such as stick horse races, dummy roping, barrel racing, steering riding and much more took place at the Junior Rodeo. Competitions were held for a variety of ages, from high school students to children 7 and under.

 

Photo by Jocelyn Moss Newfield / Special to the Sun – A young boy and his horse race around a barrel during one of the competitions.

 

Photo by Jocelyn Moss Newfield / Special to the Sun -With ease and control, a teenager guides her horse around a pole.

 

Photo by Jocelyn Moss Newfield / Special to the Sun – Adults watch over a boy attempting to ride a bucking steer.