Holding his horses
Bucking beasts kick up rodeo action at annual Mulgildie event
FEISTY bulls put up a fight and rodeo riders held on for their lives at the annual Mulgildie Rodeo on Saturday.
The event was held at the Mulgildie Sportsground and it was action galore with plenty of wild rides to keep the crowd entertained.
The day started with the barrel raceswhichwas taken out by Cheralee Voss in the open event, and Mandy Burgess in the novice division.
Once again the ladies’ champagne steer ride was hotly contested, with only two women making it to full time on their steers – Lyndell Mittelstadt was victorious, but TamaraWoods was close behind.
High quality bulls were supplied by Brian King and were ridden to victory by Anthony Jose in the bull ride.
Malcolm Whielan finished in second, while Jackson Hughes took out third.
Tyler Morgan won the juvenile bull ride and Clint Maslin was successful in the bullock ride.
Rick Knudsen’s bronc horses were also a highlight of the event. Local rider Tim Sinclairwas the only competitor to get two scores which allowed him to secure first place in the event.
WILD RIDE: Tim Sinclair rides his way to first place in the saddle bronc event at the Mulgildie Rodeo.