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GALLERY: Moses Lake Roundup

by IAN BIVONA
Sports Reporter | August 23, 2022 1:00 AM

Coming in from all across the world, riders made Moses Lake their destination for the Moses Lake Roundup, held at the Grant County Fairgrounds from August 18-20. The Roundup hosted eight events; bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, women’s breakaway roping, saddle bronc, barrel racing and bull riding.

Check out some photos from the Moses Lake Roundup here.

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The fastest time in women’s breakaway roping was 2.2 seconds, done by Macy Young.

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Bull riding garnered loud cheers from the crowd, watching on as riders exited the cages atop of bulls.

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Rodeo pre-show events included mutton bustin’, which had children ages 4-7 riding on top of sheep.

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Prior to team roping competitions, steers are prepared in pens before being released into the arena.

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Dylan Riggins rides atop a horse during the bareback riding competition on Saturday evening.

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During steer wrestling, riders leap off their horses and toward a running steer to wrestle it to the ground.

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A rider leaps off a horse during the tie-down roping event, where a steer is roped before having its legs tied by a rider.

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Looking down at a steer, this rider prepares to rope the steer in the tie-down roping event.

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Steer wrestling sees riders wrestle a steer to the ground after dismounting their horse. Wrestlers attempt to do this in the shortest time possible, with time stopping once all four legs of the steer are pointing in one direction.

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