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Wild rides at Wildwood's Bronc Bustin' Rodeo

s CHOOL June 2 and 3 at the Wildwood Ag Grounds. Saturday. The afternoon was great fun with crowd becoming Wildwood Bronc Bustin's 2017
The Wildwood Bronc Bustin' Rodeo took place
favourite Ranch Bronc Riding, with Matt Robertson Champion. Lane has also won the Novice
Saddlebronc event twice at WBB. Fan favourite
Wildwood Bronc Bustin' began 14 years ago, as a Champion. Other events included Barrel Racing,
Tiffany Dowhan got everyone on the dance floor
with Janie Johnson, of Canyon, Texas taking the
single day invitational event, started by a few
Times community members and local Saddlebronc rider win. Parents cheered their kids on in the Wild Pony that night.
WBB Champion Lane Cust said on his win,
Rod Hay (Pro Rodeo Canada's 2014 Cowboy of the Race and Mutton Bustin' events.
"Anytime you win, it's a good feeling but I haven't
Some of the top Pro Saddlebronc riders from
year, eight time Canadian Champion, 20 time CFR
had one feel this good yet. Being Canada's most
and NFR qualifier, and four time Calgary Stampede across Canada and the United States took to the
Champion) They have now grown to a two day
most all of us bronc riders look up to, it's hard to
become WBB's 2017 Champion.
CPRA and PRCA sanctioned event. arena Saturday night competing in three rounds to iconic Bronc riding put on by Rod Hay, a legend
Champions are the theme at Wildwood Bronc All 24 riders rode, with reining Canadian explain how much it means to me."
Bustin, with six time Pro Rodeo Canada's Saddlebronc Champion Clay Elliott of Nanton, AB Thanks went out to the dedicated committee,
Announcer of the Year, Brett Gardiner, taking fans leading after round 1. The top 10 then went on to volunteers and sponsors, that have made Wildwood
from all over through the weekend's events. Over ride in the Eliminator Pen, with Clay Elliot Bronc Bustin what it is today.
their 14 years, they have had numerous Canadian winning. Then the top six from the first two rounds Next year is Wildwood Bronc Bustin's 15th
Champions, World Champions and even an went head-to-head with some amazing horses in the Anniversary, and you won't want to miss it!
Olympic Gold Medalist. Short Go, with Lane Cust of Sylvan Lake, AB (with files: by Carrie Stone, WBB)
Friday night is dedicated to Pro Novice, WBB is
the only event to do so, and the addition of the
Wild Ride was a huge success. Weather put a bit of
a damper on attendance, but the crowd loved the
action and cheered on the winners. Steer Riding
Champion was Luke Ferber of Irricana, AB;
Novice Saddlebronc Champion was Kole
Ashbacher of Arrowwood, AB; Wild Ride
Champion was Logan Hay, of Wildwood, AB. The
evening ended with Champion presentations, and a
family dance.
A fantastic sunny day brought the crowds out for

This young rider hangs tight during the Wild
Pony race at the Wildwood Bronc Bustin'
Rodeo that took place June 2 weekend. WBB Champion Lane Cust on a ride during the Wildwood Bronc Bustin' Rodeo that took place
photo Carrie Stone, WBB June 2 and 3. photo Carrie Stone, WBB

A sizable crowd came out to enjoy the Wildwood Ranch Rodeo on
Sunday, June 4. The Rodeo is operated by the Ranch Rodeo Cowboys Team roping was one of the exciting events during the Wildwood
Association (RRCA), a non-profit group which was formed in 2016. Ranch Rodeo on Sunday, June 4 held at the Wildwood Rodeo
Their goal is to begin taking Ranch Rodeo to a new level in Canada, grounds. Pressure Ranch took first place for the day with 40 points
encouraging growth and participation. photo Dana McArthur and Bent River took second place with 36 points. photo Dana McArthur
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