Press Photo by Royal McGregor
In this 2013 photo, Blake Smith rides during the Blue Hawk Stampede at the DSU Outdoor Arena. Due to injury, Smith won’t ride in the Medora Badlands Rodeo beginning today.
Smith, Schaeffer unable to repeat as Medora champs
Hundreds of spectators flock to fairgrounds and arenas to watch rodeos.
They stare in awe, holding their breaths to see if their favorite cowboy or cowgirl can make the eight-second ride or round the barrels in a quick enough timeframe.
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