The cowboys were practicing their roping skills tonight, so we decided to go down and join them, to watch that is.
Sophia found her spot to watch.
The cows are in the "chute" waiting for their turn to be released out the chute door. Each will get a running start then the horsemen will attempt to lasso the cow in record time.
Yes cows wear head-gear too!
The protective gear is used for the horns.
Father and daughter calf roping team.
Calf Roping: The lead horseman lasso's the calf's head, then the rear horseman lasso's the calf's two hind-end legs all in as fast a time as they can.
Yumi practicing her lassoing skills.
A little horse training going on too.
This new horse needs a lot of training.
This sweet cowgirl gets a little horseback ride.
Flip-flops not ideal for horse riding!