It’s January and it’s cold, in Colorado that means one thing… it’s time to go to the National Western Stock Show. If you grew up in the Denver area you have memories of being shuttled by school bus to the Denver Coliseum and walking around viewing the livestock, most likely you made a lot of jokes about the smell.
As an adult I look forward to attending each year. I love the Western Heritage that is such an important part of Colorado, it’s far more important to me than the ski resorts and zip lines that have popped up through out the state. My favorite part of the attending the Stock Show is getting to go to the rodeo. The men and women who participate in the different events are brave, educated and skilled horse people who also have a great love for the heritage of ranching and the animals that are part of all the events.