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"The bulls grab the most attention, they’re the biggest, meanest animals," Rodeo Vice President Jim Rotondo said.

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A cowboy jumps from his horse onto a steer to wrestle it to the ground.

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The chariots were pulled by two horses, while the riders threw t-shirts into the crowd.

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The rodeo started with riders carrying flags on horseback.

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A cowboy tightens the rope around a calf.

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A cowboy ropes a calf while holding the rope in his teeth.

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Sadle bronc riding was one of the first events of the rodeo. The cowboy in this picture does his best to hold on.

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The goal of the saddle bronc riding is to hold on tight, while the bronc does its best to knock the rider off.

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A cowgirl rides her horse while carrying a flag at the start of the rodeo.

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