Rodeos

  • Fried Twinkies, Buckle Bunnies, & Bull Riders: A Year Inside the Professional Bull Riders TourFried Twinkies, Buckle Bunnies, & Bull Riders: A Year Inside the Professional Bull Riders Tour
    Josh Peter

    In Fried Twinkies, Buckle Bunnies, & Bull Riders, award-winning sports journalist Josh Peter takes readers along on the Professional Bull Riders tour to witness the death-defying confrontati…

  • The Wild West in EnglandThe Wild West in England
    William F. Cody

    Army scout, frontiersman, and hero of the American West, William F. ?Buffalo Bill? Cody was also a shrewd self-promoter, showman, and entrepreneur. In 1888 he published The Story of the Wild Wes…

  • College Rodeo: From Show to SportCollege Rodeo: From Show to Sport
    Sylvia Gann Mahoney

    The first-ever college rodeo was held in 1920 at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, and the sport still thrives eighty years later. Sylvia Mahoney presents the first history of colle…

  • Rodeo Austin: Blue Ribbons, Buckin Broncs, and Big DreamsRodeo Austin: Blue Ribbons, Buckin’ Broncs, and Big Dreams
    Liz Carmack

    Who would have dreamed that a one-day calf show would evolve into a top-five professional rodeo that raises millions of dollars for education? From its beginnings as a tiny 4-H event to its current…

  • They Call Me Sid Rock: Rodeo s Extreme CowboyThey Call Me Sid Rock: Rodeo’s Extreme Cowboy
    Sid Steiner

    Sid Steiner is a fourth-generation legend rodeo star in one of the fastest growing sports in the country; his autobiography covers his family history as well as his life from popular son of a star …

  • Cowgirl Up!: A History of Rodeo WomenCowgirl Up!: A History of Rodeo Women
    Heidi Thomas

     When someone says "Cowgirl Up!" it means rise to the occasion, don't give up, and  do it all without whining or complaining. And the cowgirls of the early twentieth century did it all, just like t…

  • Rodeo Queens: On the Circuit with America s CowgirlsRodeo Queens: On the Circuit with America’s Cowgirls
    Joan Burbick

    Rodeo has always been considered a supremely masculine sport, a rough and tumble display of macho strength and skill. But author Joan Burbick shows us the other side of rodeo: the world of rodeo qu…

  • Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide: All about RodeoRopes, Reins, and Rawhide: All about Rodeo
    Melody Groves

    "Heart pounding, blood pumping, the cowboy nods, chute gate opens, and his world begins. Eight seconds of adrenaline rush. Eight seconds of gripping, pulling, and holding on. The animal under him b…

  • Horses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill SmithHorses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith
    Margot Kahn

    When asked in an interview what he most liked about rodeo, three-time world champion saddle-bronc rider “Cody” Bill Smith said simply, “Horses that buck.” Smith redefined the image of America’s ico…

  • Follow the Dream: A NovelFollow the Dream: A Novel
    Heidi M. Thomas

     In this sequel to Cowgirl Dreams,  Nettie Brady, now Nettie Moser, is working with her husband Jake to prepare for a busy rodeo season when she's offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to…