Here’s a date to jot on your calendar, September 30-October 1, as that’s when the Ranch Rodeo State Finals and Cowboy Heritage Festival will take place at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Florida. The event includes a ranch horse competition, working cow dogs contest, a beef brisket cookoff, and even a whip popping contest.
The rodeo performances will be at 7 pm and will feature 16 ranch teams. Events include saddle bronc riding, colt riding, wild cow milking, calf paint-branding, cattle sorting, a stampede race and more.
The Cowboy Heritage Festival is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and will highlight Florida’s history through displays and cowboy art. There will be performers and live actors within the exhibits showcasing the cowboy and ranching way of life.
To learn more go to the Florida Cattlemen’s Association website.