They rode frontways, sideways, and even backwards. Night number one of mutton bustin' at the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show produced some highly entertaining rides as 10 area youngsters held on to the wool as long as they could.
The Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show is set to get underway Thursday and runs through Saturday night. The rodeo gets underway at 7:30 p.m., but get there early to see one of the most entertaining events.
Last week's Angelina Benefit Rodeo brought us four entertaining nights of mutton bustin'. Area youngsters between the ages of 5-9 tried their hands, arms, and anything else they could use to hold on to the runaway sheep.
How good was the mutton bustin' Thursday night at the Angelina Benefit Rodeo? How about 4 rides that topped 90 points! When the dust and wool settled, Tristen Davis brought home the trophy with a ride of 98 points!
The first of four rounds of mutton bustin' gets underway tonight at the Angelina Benefit Rodeo at the Expo Center in Lufkin. 12 youngsters each night will try their hand at landing the top score to win the nightly championship trophy.
10 East Texas cowboys and cowgirls came out to night number one of the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show to try their hand at mutton busting. The 3-7 year olds did their best to hang on for dear life while perched on the back of a sheep.