Young riders try junior rodeo events
July 21, 2022
It was a hot, sunny day at the Hyannis Junior Rodeo where brothers Weston and Wayge Ferguson, of Clearwater, participated in several events on Sunday, July 10.
Weston Ferguson, a third grader at Summerland, took part in the flag race, calf riding, poles and barrels in the 7-10-year-old boys group.
"I was kind of scared (of calf riding), but I was supposed to hold my hand up like bull riding," explained Weston Ferguson.
The calf rider placed eighth, with a ride of five seconds, just short of the six-second mark needed to qualify for a score.
"I don't remember how I fell off, but I fe...
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