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Phillip Smith holds on tight as this bronc does its best to buck him off at the July 23 ranch rodeo. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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The Wilson Feedyard team from Grant, Nebraska, chases down a steer in the stray gathering event. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

A little mud doesn’t bother anyone at the ranch rodeo

An afternoon downpour meant that the July 23 ranch rodeo at Phillips County Fair was muddier than usual, but that didn’t hinder the determined cowgirls and cowboys. They competed in such events as stray gathering, bronc riding and doctoring, while the kids got in on the action with mutton bustin’. Fans were particularly excited to see competitors from Phillips County and the surrounding area and relished the chance to cheer for a few familiar faces.

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