Many people use the phrase “This isn’t my first rodeo,” when they actually have never been to or participated in a rodeo in their lives. If you have always wanted to see a rodeo, now is your chance. Jackson hole, Wyoming is home to the Jackson Hole Rodeo and you can attend. Come stay with us at one of the best hotels in Jackson Hole, Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole, and be 5 minutes from the always entertaining rodeo action.
The Jackson Hole Rodeo is rich with history and boasts over 100 years of cowboy tradition. The summer rodeo season is now underway and the Jackson Hole Rodeo is highly anticipating this year’s contests. You will have the opportunity to see some real live cowboy action right in front of your very eyes. The contestants compete in different events, some specializing in a single event while others participate in multiple. The events can include bronc riding or bareback riding where brave souls sit on the back of a riled up horse and hang on for up to 8 seconds with perfect technique. Bull riding, though scored differently, is similar in the sense that a rider mounts the back of a bull and hangs on for dear life while the bull kicks and bucks to try and toss the rider to the ground. Barrel racing is a timed event when a rider, typically female, races a horse over barrels in a clover pattern. There are other various roping events that take place at the rodeo also.
No matter what your favorite event may be, it is certainly worth making the trip to Jackson Hole to experience a rodeo first hand. Going to the rodeo is a great family event also so consider bring the whole family to Jackson Hole for a night at the rodeo. The Rustic Inn at Jackson Hole offers welcoming amenities and some of the nicest guest rooms and suites you will find in all of Wyoming. Plan your trip today and experience Jackson Hole and the Jackson Hole Rodeo!