I love horses! They’re beautiful, majestic, amazing animals whose relationship with human beings spans centuries. And when it comes to the “western experience”, horses just come with the territory! Think about it - in every western movie, western-themed logo or promotion, horses feature prominently. As it should be! After all, how would the first tourists have travelled to Yellowstone National Park, if not by horse-drawn stagecoaches? Think of the influence the presence of our equine friends have held on our western heritage here in Buffalo Bill’s Cody/Yellowstone Country – and how much of a presence they still are for those who come to visit!
Obviously, Cody IS Rodeo, and there would be NO rodeo without horses! They feature in every aspect of the evening’s entertainment – barrel racing, team roping, saddle bronc riding, you name it, horses are the main attraction. Even in bull riding, the cowboys are watched over and rescued by the faithful outriders on their trusty steeds. And the Cody Nite Rodeo runs from June 1 through the end of August, so there’s no reason at all to miss the action when you come to visit next summer!
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