Canterbury Rodeo a dusty delight

Last updated 07:41 05/01/2014

Relevant offers

North Canterbury

Vegetation fire near Amberley beach Fire at Amberley's Brew Moon Paddock destroyed in scrub fire Crash at notorious north Canty corner Huge scrub fire deemed suspicious Truck crashes after missing bridge Man escapes death in post-party blaze Learner driver charged over $150k ambo crash SH1 crash victim left 'feeling invisible' Town gets quake-hit memorial back

There were spills aplenty in Mandeville as riders battled their four-legged beasts to stay upright.

Warm weather brought a strong crowd to this year's Canterbury Rodeo, many in traditional cowboy hats.

By contrast many of the riders now wear protective helmets to guard against injury during the countless hard landings.

The rodeo included a range of challenges from bareback horse riding, bull and sheep riding, and roping.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content