1,000 riders took part in competition that is seen as a dance between
the horse and cow. The event was open to riders of all levels,
ranging from amateur to professional. Although it's now a sport, it
actually originated in ranches in the American West, when the purpose
of the separation was to vaccinate, brand or castrate the cow.
never know when a cow is gonna work good for you or not. So you know,
day to day, you never know who's going to win, there's just so many
different variables to it, that anything can happen," says
participant Kara Nielsen.
four day event ends Monday evening at the Expo Center.