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Southern Utah News Front Page: June 13, 2019
Check out the Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo this weekend
The Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo is this weekend, June 13-15, at the Kaneplex Arena south of Kanab. Photo by Barry Glazier.
Come one, come all to the Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo this weekend, with all the events being held at the Kaneplex Arena just south of Kanab.
The annual event gets underway on Thursday, June 13, kicking off with the Youth Rodeo, starting at 7 p.m. It is part of the Long Valley Lions Club Junior Rodeo Series. For more information or to pre-enter, please contact Kristy Brinkerhoff at 435-899-0845. The Junior Rodeo is free to the public.
Then on Friday, June 14, Barrel Racing will commence at 6 p.m. For more information or to pre-enter, please contact Jessica Lathim at 435-689-1556.
At 7 p.m. Team Sorting will begin. For more information, contact Dixie Mecham at 435-644-2103. Both of these events are free to the public.
The rodeo weekend continues on Saturday, June 15, with Team Roping at 10 a.m. Free to the public. For more information, go to dtcattle.com
There will also be a Trail Ride beginning at 10 a.m. The ride is free with your own horse, or just $25 if you would like to rent a horse! Rental horses will be provided by Justin Heaton! To reserve your spot, call Justin at 435-691-7433. Other times may be available depending on demand.
Then the big finale on Saturday night, the Ranch Rodeo, gets underway at 7 p.m. The cost is only $5 per person, with children seven and under free. Kid’s events at the Ranch Rodeo will include Sheep Ride $5/kid (seven and under), Money Sheep Free (ages three-nine), Money Steer Free (ages 10-15).
The Ranch Rodeo Team events will conclude the weekend with events like: Wild Cow Milking, Team Penning, Rope Sorting, Tie-down Steer Roping and Trailer Loading.