Rodeo Events Archive

  • People looking for a little zany fun and local entertainment during Vernal’s Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo need look no further than the Hide Racing. They can even take part themselves! People […]

    Horse vs. ATV Hide Racing

    People looking for a little zany fun and local entertainment during Vernal’s Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo need look no further than the Hide Racing. They can even take part themselves! People […]

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  • Mutton Bustin’ is one of the most popular events at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo. Young cowboys and cowgirls between the ages of 4 to 7 hang on to the wool […]

    Mutton Bustin’

    Mutton Bustin’ is one of the most popular events at the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo. Young cowboys and cowgirls between the ages of 4 to 7 hang on to the wool […]

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  • 9th Annual Open Barrel Racing Jackpot Saturday, July 8th at Western Park Outdoor Arena $1,000 Added Money and Jackets to Each D Winner Sponsored by Vernal Barrel Racing To enter […]

    Open Barrel Racing Jackpot

    9th Annual Open Barrel Racing Jackpot Saturday, July 8th at Western Park Outdoor Arena $1,000 Added Money and Jackets to Each D Winner Sponsored by Vernal Barrel Racing To enter […]

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  • This event is a horse race with turns. The cowgirl’s time begins as she rides her horse across the starting line in the arena. She makes a run around thee […]

    Barrel Racing

    This event is a horse race with turns. The cowgirl’s time begins as she rides her horse across the starting line in the arena. She makes a run around thee […]

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  • Bull riders who might not weight more than 150 pounds, place a flat braided rope around a bull that weighs almost 2,000 pounds. The bull rope is placed around the […]

    Bull Riding

    Bull riders who might not weight more than 150 pounds, place a flat braided rope around a bull that weighs almost 2,000 pounds. The bull rope is placed around the […]

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  • Tie-Down roping is an authentic ranch skill that originated from the working cowboy. Once the calf has been roped, the cowboy dismounts and runs down the length of the rope […]

    Tie-Down Roping

    Tie-Down roping is an authentic ranch skill that originated from the working cowboy. Once the calf has been roped, the cowboy dismounts and runs down the length of the rope […]

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  • Known as rodeo’s classic event, saddle bronc riding is judged similarly to bareback bronc riding but there are additional possibilities to being disqualified; that is losing a stirrup or dropping […]

    Saddle Bronc Riding

    Known as rodeo’s classic event, saddle bronc riding is judged similarly to bareback bronc riding but there are additional possibilities to being disqualified; that is losing a stirrup or dropping […]

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  • This event was originally called “bull dogging” and requires the cowboy to lean from the back of the running horse onto the back of a 600 pound steer, catch it […]

    Steer Wrestling

    This event was originally called “bull dogging” and requires the cowboy to lean from the back of the running horse onto the back of a 600 pound steer, catch it […]

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  • Team roping is the only rodeo event that features two contestants. The team is made up of a header and a healer. The header ropes the horns, then dallies or […]

    Team Roping

    Team roping is the only rodeo event that features two contestants. The team is made up of a header and a healer. The header ropes the horns, then dallies or […]

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  • This event is judged according to the performances of both the rider and the bucking horse. It is a single handheld, eight-second ride which starts with the cowboy’s feed held […]

    Bareback Riding

    This event is judged according to the performances of both the rider and the bucking horse. It is a single handheld, eight-second ride which starts with the cowboy’s feed held […]

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