By Bridgette Crosby
Southeast Valley Ledger
It’s time to R-O-D-E-O! Spring fever is in the air and Friends of Horseshoe Park are gearing up for the Queen Creek’s favorite community event March 8-10 at Horseshoe Equestrian Park, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek.
This year there are new activities on Thursday night and plenty of free fun for everyone! Parking is only $5 per car. Vendors from the community will be on hand in the shopping and dining emporium. There will also be a family carnival, a family rodeo, barrel racing, performances by The Golden West Cowgirls, a Draft Horse Exhibition & Expo, an Extreme Teen Rodeo, Rodeo Royalty, Cowboy Mounted Shooters competition, an RV Show, Pig Races, Mutton Bustin’ and cowgirls and cowboys competing in bronc and bull riding in the PRCA rodeo event.
Roots and Boots Rodeo is a signature event for the Town and this is the third annual rodeo. The rodeo celebrates the history, culture and rural heritage of Queen Creek. The rodeo has become a beloved tradition for residents old and new and is a exciting and fun way to come together as a community.
For a full listing of activities and events, visit www.qcrodeo.org or call 480-358-3710.