Attend the Exciting Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo 2020
If you want to experience the thrill and excitement of a rodeo show, you should definitely not miss the Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo in Rapid City, South Dakota.
The annual rodeo event will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center and Central State Fairgrounds.
It is the region’s largest rodeo shows and sales event with livestock and horse sales. You can find different breeds of cattle for sale at the event. Also, the event will include ranch horse competition and commercial heifer show.
Details of the Black Hills Stock Show
The Black Hills Stock Show will have something from everything. From wild bull riding and display of prized livestock to PRCA rodeo action and concerts, you can have an entertaining time at the event.
The Rapid City stock show will consist of 96 different events. Some of the events at the stock show will include:
- Ranch Rodeo
- Sheep Shearing
- Sheep Dog Trails
- AQHA Horse Shows
- Cinch Trade Show
- World’s Smallest Rodeo
- Ag Leaders Round Table Discussion
- Commercial Heifer Show
Why Attend the Rapid City Stock Show?
The exciting event in the Midwestern city of South Dakota will bring a slice of the Old Wild West. Ranchers and cowboys will compete in different ranch rodeos, horse events, and cattle shows.
No need to worry about animal abuse!
The contestants will compete by using natural horsemanship methods. The techniques they will use will be gently for the horses. The horses at the event will be halter broke, but they will not have been ridden, bridled, or saddled before.
At the annual event, you can also attend the Stockman’s Banquet and Ball. The traditional event honor individuals with excellent accomplishment in the agriculture and equine industry.
The most popular event at Black Hills Stock Show is the ranch rodeo. You can have the chance to attend the training session during the first two days of the event.
The first day of the event will involve trainers working with their horses in a round pen. The training session will last for two hours with a half hour break. You can see all the trainers working with their respective horses at the same time.
The second day of the event will include two sessions lasting 45-minutes each. During the training session, you can watch trainers in action at the arena as they train their horses to compete in the obstacle course.
The mega rodeo event will start on the third day. The round pens will be removed, and each contestant will ride the horse for 12 minutes. Each rider will guide the horses through an obstacle course. They will have to go through vertical poles, jump over a tarp, weave through zigzag poles, drag a pole and rope a barrel.
Broncs for Breakfast
The Broncs for Breakfast is another popular event at the event. The event will start in the morning with breakfast at am. Near the afternoon, you can watch bronc riders as they compete by navigating through a stock saddle.
Girls in Spurs Ladies Night
Women can pamper themselves during the Girls in Spurs Ladies Night. You can enjoy the complimentary mini spa, decadent desserts, and savory treats. Also, you can shop to your heart’s delight at the featured fashion vendors. And there’s more. You can also register for free at the retail prizes that will be drawn during the event.
The 10-day annual event attracts more than 331,000 people from all over the US. The event is expected to take place between January 24 and February 2 in 2020.